Lamar Band Weekly Announcements 4/15/2019

Corpus Christi Trip – First of all, thank you to the parents who chaperoned our wonderful trip! We all had a great time and enjoyed lots of fun together on the beach, bowling alley, aircraft carrier, aquarium, and the many places in between. The directors are very proud of how the Pride of Lamar represented themselves the entire time.


Band Senior Scholarships – All band seniors should download and fill out the senior scholarship forms. They are due April 16th.


Summer Band Schedule – The band google calendar is updated with summer and fall events. The football schedule and marching contest schedule is now posted. The marching contests are subject to change. I have attached the summer events schedule to this email.


Drumline Update – Drumline sessions continue this week.


Jazz Update – Jazz band is now preparing for the spring concert.


Color Guard Update – Now we have fall color guard clinics and auditions the week of April 15th.


Quote of the Week – “Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right path, the the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.” – Anne Frank


Events (the week ahead) –

Tuesday, April 16    4:30pm-6:15pm        Percussion – “Fidget”

Tuesday, April 16    5:30pm-7:00pm        Drumline Session

Tuesday, April 16    6:00pm-8:00pm        Color Guard Clinic

Wednesday, April 17    6:00pm-8:00pm        Color Guard Clinic

Thursday, April 18    6:00pm-8:00pm        Color Guard Clinic/Audition

Friday, April 19        All Day            Student Holiday


Band fees – Make sure fees are paid in full so you can participate in the band banquet, LHS prom, graduation, and other school functions. The activity fee is $275. Band activity fees can be paid online at



Email contacts – Alan Lang = | Kolby Kelly = | Zack Riley = | Midori Eng =

Band room phone lines: Alan Lang – (682) 867-7006 | Kolby Kelly & Zack Riley – (682) 867-7058

Remind (texting service) text to 81010 with the following message:

Lamar Band – @lamarband

Band Parents – @lhsbandmom

Wind Symphony – @wsvfnd

Freshmen Band – @fbvfnd

Symphonic Band – @sbvfnd

Jazz Band(Both classes) – @lamarjazz1

Color Guard – @lamarguard

Honors Music – @honorsvfnd

Facebook: Lamar Viking Band

Instagram: @Lamarband

Twitter: @VikingBand (general band) | @AlanLangLHS (Mr. Lang)

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For information or to contact the booster club, email

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