Lamar Band Weekly Announcements 4/21/2019

Lamar Band Carwash


Car Wash – This Saturday is our spring car wash! All students will help wash cars at one of two shifts at 5 locations. The students started signing up last week. The locations are Sonic (N. Green Oaks), Dickey’s, Mama’s, Kwik Kar (Brown Tr.), and Bahama Buck’s. Student shifts are 9:30am-1:30pm or 12:30pm-4:30pm. Please click this following link to sign up for the adult chaperone locations/shifts.


Band Banquet – It’s already that time of year! The annual band and orchestra banquet!

Our Band & Orchestra Banquet will be held Friday May 10th at The White Room, located at 2227 W Park Row Dr, Arlington, TX 76013.  Tickets will be on sale soon! This event is for all students and parents who would like to attend.


April and May Calendar – Be sure to keep up with all the events scheduled for the rest of the semester.


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 – This week is the annual Drum-A-Thon! The percussionists will stay up all night practicing and playing games on Friday. The practicing part is a fundraiser.


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


Color Guard Update – Great auditions last week!


Quote of the Week – “Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


Events (the week ahead) –

Monday, April 22 3:30pm-5:30pm Percussion – “Surfacing”

Tuesday, April 23 3:15pm-5:00pm Full Orchestra Rehearsal

Tuesday, April 23 5:30pm-7:00pm Drumline Session

Wednesday, April 24 3:15pm-5:00pm Wind Symphony Rehearsal

Thursday, April 25 all day Torchy’s Tacos Fundraiser

Saturday, April 27 9:30am-4:30pm Car Wash


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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