Welcome to Jasper Band
This website is the fun and exciting place to get up-to-date news on all things Jasper Band! From registration, purchasing "Band Wear",to paying for various band fees, you've come to the right place. If you are new to the band or if you need to update information regarding your account, please click on the button below!
PAYMENT PROCESSING ANNOUNCEMENT:
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State Solo & Ensemble : May 27 & 29
3/21/2023 11:18 am
STATE Solo & Ensemble
Congratulations to all the students who advanced to state!
To view the results click below:
2023 SOLO & ENSEMBLE RESULTS
To submit your payments options for Solo or Ensemble click on the button below:
DEADLINE for fee payment is April 28th.
If you are planning to participate please fill out the google forms below along with your payments:
DEADLINE for submitting the forms below is Wednesday, March 31st.
Regarding Accompanists, you will be responsible for hiring your own accompanist or opt to use the service in Austin that provides accompanists for hire. Please contact Mr. Johnson if you wish to do the latter.
For Ensembles (only 1 member per group needs to fill out the Ensemble form):
Questions? Please contact Mr. Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org!
For technical issues regarding payment, etc, please contact Tin-Man at email@example.comRead More
Plano West Summer Jazz Camp: June 12-16
3/16/2023 5:13 pm
JUNE 12-16, 2023
In order to offer the highest quality and specialized experience, spots are limited to the following: (6 small groups)
Due to spots filling up almost immediately, we are spreading out the enrollment dates. Again, Enrollment opens May 1st for incoming 12th and 11th graders, and May 2nd for incoming 10th and 9th graders. Please do not sign up before your appropriate day as you will be removed and refunded your registration minus processing fees.
Once spots are full you may email Mr. Pierce to be put on the waiting list. If there are enough students on the waitlist, we may add an extra group.
If you have any other questions please feel free to contact Preston Pierce - Plano West Director of Jazz Bands/Camp Director at firstname.lastname@example.org
All students, including rhythm section students, will need to bring their own equipment/instruments. This includes amps, cables, and drum set for rhythm section players. Vibes will be provided by PWSH, however, please bring the appropriate mallets.
Spring Semester Sectionals Schedule 2023
1/5/2023 5:29 pm
Full Orchestra Jan/Feb Schedule:
Thursday 1/5 …. 4:30-6:30pm
Wednesday 1/11 …. 4:30-6:30pm
Thursday 1/19 …. 4:30-6:30pm
Wednesday 1/25 …. 4:30-6:30pm
Wednesday 2/1 …. 4:30-6:30 pm
Thursday 2/2 …. Pre UIL Concert
Tuesday 2/7 …. 4:30-6:30pm
Wednesday 2/15 …. 4:30-6:30pm
Wednesday 2/22 …. 4:30-6:30pm
Thursday 2/23 …. UIL (during school)Read More
Jazz Band Fees
11/1/2022 8:07 pm
Congratulations to all those who've made it to the Jasper Jazz Bands!!
It's exciting, as this year we have, for the first time at Jasper, 3 Jazz Bands!!
Jasper Jazz Ensemble (Competition Band)
If you made it to any of these 3 bands, there is a small fee to help cover the cost of music and travel.
$40 for Jazz Ensemble
$20 for Big Band or Swing Band
Click button below to pay fee.
Please note: choose according to your student's band assignment.
Fall Festival Concert Nov 5: Formerly Taste of the World
10/31/2022 8:14 pm
Formerly Taste of the World
Spring Trip 2023
10/3/2022 3:01 pm
APRIL 21-APRIL 23
2022 Spring Trip will be a fun AWAY trip with choir and orchestra. The estimated total cost is *$450. This price is not fixed as prices may go up depending on the number of students attending and any other unforeseen increases in gas/hospitality sector in the next few months.
You may opt to pay in full after the first deposit or choose to submit installments of $100 until FEBRUARY.
To view Spring TRIP info packet click button below:
If you have any questions please contact Mr. Johnson at email@example.com
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First Game Day Performance: August 24
8/22/2022 4:46 pm
The Band's first game performance will be on
Wednesday, August 24
**If you did not purchase a Game Day meal for your child, please bring their meal to Jasper by 4:10pm
- Students will stay after school and eat their meal @ 4:15pm
- Be in the Band Hall by 4:45pm to Change into their Uniform
- 4:45pm-5:00pm load and board the buses
- 6:00pm-6:15pm Arrive at Stadium (Clark or Kimborough)
- Sit in the designated Stand Area for Band; will perform to increase
- Half-Time Performance on the field (time varies)
- 9:30pm Load and Board buses
- Arrival time to Jasper is aproximately 10:00pm -Parents will be sent notification on ETA via Band App
VOLUNTEERS Needed: Click below to sign up
August 24 Game Day Volunteer Sign Up
Those who volunteer do not need purchase a ticket for the Game.
*NEW THIS YEAR*
Game Day tickets must be purchased online
(Scroll down to Plano West JV/JV2 @ Kimborough Stadium)
Band Parent Volunteers Needed!
7/3/2022 4:27 pm
Plano ISD's Volunteer Background Check forms can now be completed and updated through Voly for the 2022-2023 school year. If you are volunteering at Jasper in any capacity including Band, or for any other school within the district, this background check must be completed before you will be able to volunteer.
This is the form that resets each July 1st and is required to be updated each year even if you volunteered during the last school year.
Click button below to complete your background check today!
It's fast and easy. We appreciate all of our volunteers and look forward to volunteering with you for the Jasper Band!
5/25/2022 7:10 pm
The BAND APP. You will receive notifications and reminders via texts and view events
in a calendar format in their mobile app.
Download the app today!
Click image for the link to Jasper Band.
Join our private Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/jasperbandparents
(You will be asked to provide your child's first and last name before you are admitted into the group)
CHARMS - Please check/update your information on CHARMS. CHARMS is a communications platform for our band directors to keep track of students, send out notifications, etc. This will carry over into Plano West as well.
Our school code is: JasperHSband.
We are slowly phasing out the use of REMIND and moving to the BAND App.
This App sends text messages to keep you up-to-date on any new info, pick-up/drop-off, concerts, reminders for music, All-Region, last minute changes, etc.
There is a different number associated with each Band Class:
Wind Ensemble Members & Guardians: Text @2022jhswe 81010
Symphonic Band Members & Guardians: Text @2022jhssym to 81010
Concert 1 Band Members & Guardians: Text @2022con1 to 81010
Concert 2 Band Members & Guardians: Text @2022con2 to 81010
Percussion Band Members & Guardians: Text @2022jhsper to 81010
May 26: Important Date-Meeting, instruments, and form deadline
5/18/2022 9:42 am
Important Items to Remember for May 26
By May 26th, please note that you have 3 things to check off on your To-Do list:
(Please note, not every child will need to check-out a school-owned instrument)
- School Instrument Check-out: 3:00 - 5:00 pm
- Physical Evaluations Due
Form 1-Physical Evaluation Form: Requires Physical Exam by a physician
Form 2-Medical History Form: Parent/ Child fills out this form
Print, Scan & Submit forms via this link: https://tinyurl.com/2022MarchingForms
- Mandatory Full Band 2022-2023 Parent meeting 7:00 pm, JHS Cafeteria
**Color Guard Parent Info Meeting at 6:00pm
Under the direction of Director Kyle Johnson and Assistant Band Director Noah Patton (Joined in 2022), the band includes four full concert bands, a jazz ensemble program, percussion ensembles, color guard, and a marching band of 200 members. The band has consistently earned exemplary awards at University Interscholastic League (UIL) state competitions, receiving first division ratings in marching, concert, and sightreading contests.
Band requires many volunteers!
Look below for upcoming volunteer opportunities.
To find out more, click HERE.
All volunteers must submit their background check through PISD Voly System. Click button to apply for the 2021-2022 year.
Game Days 2022
- Wednesday, August 24 @ Kimborough
- Wednesday, September 7 @ Clark
- Thursday, September 29 @ Clark
- Thursday, October 6 @ Kimborough
- Friday, October 7 @ Plano West
- Thursday, October 27@ Kimborough
Sign UP via MTK for:
PRE-UIL & UIL
Contact our Volunteer VP