Sign up for Symphonic Band Remind Texts by texting @uhssband to 81010
Class Time and Location
Daily: Mon-Th 8:10-9:10a, Fri 8:35-9:30a
Union H.S. Band Room 2/ Room 1616
• Foundations for Superior Performance method book/music for class
• Issued combo lock for assigned locker: replacement cost is $5.00 per lock.
All Union H.S. Symphonic Band students are expected to prepare for all rehearsals and performances with the highest degree of attention to detail and musicianship. In addition, All freshmen are required to audition for our district honor band. Those auditions are Saturday, January 25, 2020 and will be held at Union High School. More information will be given in class and on the website. Upper classemen are highly encouraged to audition for first round all state and district honor band. Those auditions are Saturday, November 9, 2019 and will be held Broken Arrow High School.
Rehearsal Grades (30%)
Test Grades (20%)
Performance Grades (40%)
Final Exam (10%)
Communication & Absenses
Please make sure to sign up for the necessary Remind101 groups in order to receive all information that will be pertinent to your student's band class throughout the year.
Students will have several required performances throughout the year, along with required attendance in our daily concert band classes. In the event of an excused absence, please send an email to the ensemble's band director as soon as you are aware of the schedule conflict. Unexcused absences will result in lower grades and possible removal the ensemble.
2019-2020 Concert Winds Performance Calendar
All students, regardless of participation in the competitive marching band, perform in a spirit role in Union H.S. Varsity Football home games.
Winter Concert: Thurs. Dec. 5, 2019, 7pm, UPAC
Late Winter Concert: Mon. March 2, 2020, 7pm, UPAC
TCC Concert Band Festival. March 2019. Exact date TBA.
State Contest: TBA April 2020. Owasso H.S. or other location TBA.
Spring Concert: Mon. May 11, 2020, 7pm, UPAC
All Union Bands concerts info here
All performances are mandatory and assessed for a grade.
Replacement costs apply for any lost items.
More uniform info here
Mandatory Fee Structure
All high school band students NOT in the competitive marching band:
$50.00 (includes pre-event meals at home football games and MusicFirst software subscription)
Freshmen and other incoming high school band students NOT in the competitive marching band:
$87.00 (includes member t-shirt, member shorts, uniform shoes, & water juguzzi) This fee is additional to the $50.00 fee listed above.
All fees are billed to the CHARMS student account. more info