Weekly Director’s Updates

Cougar Band & Guard

this week

● Freshman Track Region Band Auditions – those involved with Freshman Region Band Auditions on Saturday will meet at CSHS early on Saturday morning. Call time is 6:30AM TENTATIVE. I’ll be getting more info soon from the contest host. We are heading to Shoemaker High School in Killeen this time.

● Region Orchestra Clinic and Concert – Congratulations to these Students. You will be meeting at CSHS and leaving for the Orchestra Clinic and Concert Saturday also.

● Beauty and the Beast Pit Orchestra – Rehearsals during 7th period on Tuesday and Thursday until 4:30PM.

● CSHS Wind Ensemble Students – We will be starting rehearsals at 8AM this week. This is just another reminder. Percussionists that have recently auditioned in please join us too.

Updates & Announcements

TMEA Region Band/All State Auditions (December 7th)

5A and 6A students auditioned for TMEA Region Band this Saturday at Harker Heights High School. We are very proud of the hard work of our great students at CSHS! Here are our results for this year:

22 – 5A Area Qualifiers

Kelly Hyun – Flute

Enrique Arellano – Oboe

Mary Creel – English Horn

Abby Perryman – Bb Clarinet

Arnav Banerjee – Bb Clarinet

Noah Zhou – Bb Clarinet

Andrew Batenhorst – Bb Clarinet

Skylar Ford – Bb Clarinet

Jonathan Bratcher – Alto Clarinet

Siena Healy – Contra Bass Clarinet

Benjamin Roberts – Bassoon

Arianna Chisum – Bassoon

Cawood Ordens – Trumpet

Sama Deeb – Trumpet

Kelsey Beasley – Horn

Anderson Kurk – Trombone

William Wiggins – Trombone

Joshua Szymanski – Bass Trombone

Reno Ruiz – Euphonium

Jack Montgomery – Euphonium

Jason Perry – Tuba

Casey Hawkins – Percussion

5 Region Orchestra Qualifiers

Kelly Hyun – Flute

Enrique Arellano – Oboe

Abby Perryman – Bb Clarinet

Ben Roberts – Bassoon

Anderson Kurk – Trombone

35 Region Band Qualifiers


Kelly Hyun – 2nd Chair Wind Symphony

Sarah Olson – 5th Chair Symphonic Band

Molly Fleener – 4th Chair Concert Band

Katherine Renard – 6th Chair Concert Band


Enrique Arellano – 1st Chair Wind Symphony

English Horn:

Mary Creel – 1st Chair Wind Symphony

Alto Clarinet:

Jonathan Bratcher – 1st Chair Wind Symphony

Bb Clarinet:

Abby Perryman – 1st Chair Wind Symphony

Arnav Banerjee – 4th Chair Wind Symphony

Noah Zhou – 7th Chair Wind Symphony

Andrew Batenhorst – 8th Chair Wind


Skylar Ford – 4th Chair Symphonic Band

Mary Claire Phelps – 2nd Chair Concert Band

Contra-Bass Clarinet:

Siena Healy – 1st Chair Wind Symphony


Ben Roberts – 1st Chair Wind Symphony

Arianna Chisum – 2nd Chair Concert Band


Band Holiday Concert December 16th

The Jazz Band, Concert Band, Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble will be presenting our first Concert Season Performances on Monday, December 16th starting at 6:30PM. Mr. Dixon and I are excited to announce that this year’s attire for the concert will be “Tacky Christmas Sweater” outfits. There might even be a prize for the “Tackiest Sweater.” Certainly have to stay within normal school dress codes. Alternative attire will be semi formal, no ragged jeans or athletic shoes.

– Mr. Seale


Parents: Join Remind 101 for Band Updates

Just join the group for your child’s graduation year

CSHS Band Parents – Class of 2020: @cshsbp2020 to 81010

CSHS Band Parents – Class of 2021: @cshsbp2021 to 81010

CSHS Band Parents – Class of 2022: @cshsbp2022 to 81010

CSHS Band Parents – Class of 2023: @cshsbp2023 to 81010

Who do I contact with Questions?

Check with your Section Leaders First! And then……

Jon Seale, Head Band Director, Marching Band, 1st Period – Wind Ensemble, 7th Period – Jazz Ensemble, jseale@csisd.org

Michael Dixon, Assistant Band Director, Marching Band, 5th Period – Symphonic Band, 6th Period – Concert Band, mdixon@csisd.org

Jessica Delgado, Guard Director, Marching Band, 7th Period – Colorguard, Winterguard, jdelgado@csisd.org

we need you

Procedure for absences

Students who need to miss a rehearsal must click on the link below and fill out the information. This will help us keep track of students.

Once the form is filled out, it will be put on a calendar the directors can view.

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Be sure to join the Cougar Band & Guard Boosters private Facebook Group!


Instagram @cougarbandandguardboosters

Twitter @cshsbands


Photos of the band (past and present) are available through the website, or at https://www.boomsaucepics.com . The site is now password-protected, and the password isboomsauceon3. If you have pictures to contribute, feel free to share them (high-resolution images) with cshsbandandguard@gmail.com. We’d love to show off your work!

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Please join us the second Tuesday of each month at 7 pm in the Band Hall for our College Station Cougar Band Boosters meetings! You’ll receive important information about the band & guard program, and find new ways to be involved.