May 4 Woodwind and Brass Audition Video Recordings DUE
May 4-8 Percussion Audition Pad Camp on Zoom, 4:00-5:30 p.m.
May 11 Percussion Audition Video Recordings DUE
July 20-23 Percussion and Color Guard Camps
July 21 SASI Leadership Seminar (Band Leadership Team only)
July 22 Leadership Workday, 8:00-noon (Band Leadership Team only)
July 27-28 "New Marcher" Orientation (for freshmen, new marchers, percussion, color
guard, and Band Leadership Team)
July 28 ALL Mustang Band members attend the afternoon session, 12:30-4:00 p.m.
July 29 Summer Band resumes for ALL Mustang Band members
Earning a spot in the UIL Marching Contest drill is contingent on your attendance at Percussion Camp, Color Guard Camp, and Summer Band rehearsals.
BAND PLACEMENT AUDITION MUSIC NOW AVAILABLE AT:
The Mustang Band has a great tradition of excellence in performance and competition. The band has performed for then-Governor George W. Bush as well as Cy-Young Award winner Roger Clemens of the New York Yankees and Houston Astros. The band has performed the National Anthem at Minute Maid Park for a recent Houston Astros game and competed in the National Invitational Band & Orchestra Festival in Carnegie Hall in New York City. The band also consistently receives Superior ratings at Marching and Concert and Sight-Reading contests.
The Mustang Band consists of about 140 student musicians involved in Marching, three Concert Bands, Winter/Color Guard, and Jazz Ensemble. Band members are also involved in the Pit Orchestra for the All-School Musical and the MHS Symphony Orchestra. The band competes in UIL and TMEA auditions and competitions throughout the year. The band has recent success in the Texas Color Guard Circuit, Bands of America, and UIL Marching and Concert and Sight Reading Contests.
1st Period - Concert II Band
5th Period - Battery Percussion
6th Period - Symphonic Band
7th Period - Concert I Band and Color Guard
8th Period - Front Ensemble and AP Music Theory
Through all the years
Our dreams will never die.
Proudly we sing
of thee, Memorial High.
Our victories we will cherish
and our honors are untold.
Dear old Varsity, our love for thee
is great and mighty to behold.
Loyal and brave,
thy honor save,
stalwart defenders of the red and white
to thee our hearts belong, Memorial High.
- Memorial HS Alma Mater