Announcements for the Peabody Band of Gold
Upcoming Dates of Interest
Thursday, April 23 - Choir @ Honor's Program - 6:30 Roll Call - Dress nice!
Sunday, April 26 - Choir @ Teapot Opening Ceremonies - 3:30 Roll Call, 4:00 Performance - Black Polo and School appropriate khaki shorts
Tuesday, April 28 - Band of Gold @ Teapot Music Feast - 6:00 Roll Call, Black Polo and Khaki Shorts
Thursday, April 30 - Choir @ Teapot Block Party - 6:30 Roll Call, Black Polo and Khaki Shorts
Saturday, May 2 - Band of Gold @ Teapot Festival Grand Floats Parade - 9:00 Roll Call, Full Uniform
Friday, May 8 - Band of Gold @Strawberry Festival Grand Floats Parade - 8:30 Roll Call, Full Uniform
Wednesday, May 20 - Band of Gold @ PHS Baccalaureate Service - 6:15 Roll Call, Dress nice!
Friday, May 22 - Band of Gold @ PHS Graduation - 6:00 Roll Call, Dress nice!
All-State Honor Band
Band members Claire Rollins and Carl Nowell attended the All-State Honor Band Convention, on April 8-11, in Memphis. Both students participated in the 9-10 grade band. Pictured below, left to right, are Claire, Band Director Steven Westbrook, and Carl.
Band of Gold member, Hohner Porter, performed in the first annual 'Tennessee Bandmasters and American Schools Band Directors Association State Solo Recital'. The recital was held April 8, at the Tennessee Music Educator's Conference, in Memphis.
Pictured from left to right, are Leigh Boyce (TRMS Band Director), Hohner, and Steven Westbrook (PHS Band Director).
WTSBOA Concert Festival
The Peabody Band of Gold received Superior Ratings in Performance and Sight Reading. They played "Amparito Roca" by Jamie Texador/arr. Winter and "Elegy for a Young American" by Ronald Lo Presti. Congrats to the Peabody Band of Gold for their oustanding efforts!
2015-2016 Registration and Dates of Interest
UT Martin Chamber Music Festival
Governor's School for the Arts
Emily was chosen for the Instrumental Music Program after an application process and an audition held in January. Students in the instrumental music program participate in orchestra or piano ensemble. They take classes in theory, conducting, improvisation, and world music, participating in chamber music as well. They also rehearse within their groups and present several concerts.
After-School Choir Rehearsal
State Solo Recital
Band of Gold member Hohner Porter was chosen as one of two students from West Tennessee to perform in the first annual "Tennessee Bandmasters and the American School Band Directors Association State Solo Recital" at the Tennessee Music Educator's Conference held in Memphis, TN on April 8th. He will perform 4 Rotations for Marimba, #4 by Eric Sammut.
All-West Honor Band
Students from Peabody High School and Trenton Rosenwald Middle School participated in the 75th Annual All-West Tennessee Honor Band Clinic on February 12th through 24th.
Pictured from left to right:
Emily Campbell, Chandler Richardson, Hohner Porter, Carl Nowell, Chloe Cates, and Claire Rollins.
Percussion Ensemble 2-3 VS Gibson Co
UTM Honor Band 2015
Congratulations to these students for their excellent performances at UT Martin Honor Band!
from left to right: Claire Rollins, Emily Campbell, Eshan Patel, Carl Nowell, Hohner Porter, Director Steven Westbrook
All-West Audition Results
All-West auditions were held in Memphis the weekend of January 16-18. Congratulations to the following Peabody Band of Gold members upon their selections:
UTM Honor Band
The following band members have been accepted to the UTM Honor Band and will perform with them on January 22-24, 2015: