11/3 - A huge congratulations to all students who auditioned for a place in the All
Region Band! We are thrilled to announce we had 35 students selected to the All Region
Band and 8 Alternates. Congratulations to Helen L, 3rd chair flute, Daniela D. 20th
chair flute, Isabella L 1st chair oboe, Reagan S. 5th chair bassoon, Xavier B. 6th
chair bassoon, Riley M. 1st chair clarinet, Jazmin H. 26th chair clarinet, Jake G.
27th chair clarinet, Sabra W. 30th chair clarinet, Daniella C. 31st chair clarinet,
Marc L. 1st chair alto sax, Julio B. 7th chair alto sax, Diego P. 14th chair alto
sax, Trinity Y. 2nd chair alto sax, Nicholas F. 2nd chair bari sax, Maria C. 5th
chair trumpet, Alex T. 10th chair trumpet, Braeden C. 19th chair trumpet, Rose D.
1st chair f horn, Adriana G. 13th chair f horn, Raya K. 14th chair f horn, Daniel
D. 1st chair trombone, Elizabeth S. 4th chair trombone, Andrew G. 7th chair trombone,
Diego A. 8th chair trombone, Isaac V. 9th chair trombone, Ethan T. 13th chair trombone,
Ryan H. 9th chair euphonium, Julian R. 8th chair tuba, Diego V. 10th chair tuba,
Max C. 11th chair tuba, Saxon H. 1st chair percussion, Micah C. 5th chair percussion,
Donovan C. 10th chair percussion, and Lauren N. 20th chair percussion. Also congratulations
to our Alternates: Ruben O. 6th flute alternate, Braeden G. 2nd oboe alternate, John
G. 1st bassoon alternate, Korbin H. 3rd trumpet alternate, Isaiah W. 5th trumpet
alternate, Ethan H. 2nd trumpet alternate, Deaundre M. 3rd tuba alternate, and Theron
S. 2nd percussion alternate. Way to go!!!
9/12 - Please be sure to turn in any paperwork to your teacher as soon as possible!
Our Band T-Shirt orders will be sent very soon. Membership Drive kick-off is scheduled
for Monday, September 17th from 6:00 to 6:45 in the Rawlinson Cafeteria! Also, 8th
grade students in Advanced Band will have 8th grade night with Clark High School
Band on Saturday, September 22nd, 2018 from 4:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. More information
will be sent home with your child and via e-mail.
8/19 - Any incoming students who either need to be tested on an instrument (no prior
band experience), or play for the band directors to see which advanced band you are
best fit for (at least 1 year of playing experience), please click the large blue
button above to sign up for a day and time! If you have any questions, please e-mail
Mr. Cortes (see e-mail address info to the left!)
6/7 - If your child will use a school-loaned instrument (Oboe, Bassoon, Bass Clarinet,
Tenor Sax, Baritone Sax, F Horn, Euphonium, Tuba) we are anticipating that they will
be ready to be picked up by you starting on Monday, June 18th. Other dates and times
will be posted here and e-mailed to all parents so keep an eye out! Summer Band Camp
is scheduled for August 6-9 (Monday through Thursday) from 8AM to 4PM and those who
attend the camp will be eligible to attend our Pool Party on Friday, August 17th
from 10AM to 12PM! Details are on the red link above!
2/28 - If you are a 5th grade parent or student, please click on the link above for
information on instrument interviews. Please sign up online (via Sign Up Genius)
to reserve an appointment time to try instruments and get settled for next year!
1/21 - Popcorn sales (Order forms and Money) are due THIS FRIDAY 1/26 for all considering
an incentive. After this day, no more incentives will be earned. All sales are due
by Monday, 1/29 as the order will be turned in by this date.
11/4 - Congratulations to all our All Region Candidates for competing at the Region
29 Band competition! This year, Rawlinson had 19 students selected for The All Region
Band!!! Congratulations to Rebecca H. 12th Chair Flute, Daniela D. 20th Chair Flute,
Riley M. 14th Chair Clarinet, Sarah T. 15th Chair Clarinet, Laura G. 30th Chair Clarinet,
Jasmine S. 2nd Chair Bass Clarinet, Marc L. 9th Chair Alto Sax, Trinity Y. 4th Chair
Tenor Sax, Sam R. 10th Chair Trumpet, Maria C. 12th Chair Trumpet, Carter M. 15th
Chair Trumpet, Rose D. 3rd Chair French Horn, Devin G. 11th Chair French Horn, Trey
T. 1st Chair Trombone, Austin A. 3rd Chair Trombone, Elizabeth S. 13th Chair Trombone,
Josh B. 1st Chair Baritone, Megan B. 8th Chair Percussion, and Daniel R. 14th Chair
Percussion. These students will represent Rawlinson on Saturday, January 13th, 2018
at Marshall High School at 1:30PM! Way To Go Patriots!!!
9/26 - Band Fees are due NEXT WEEK! The fee for Beginners is $40, and the fee for
Advanced Band members is $55. This fee is only required for students who did not
join the Rawlinson Music Lovers membership. If you are an active member, the items
in the band fee are covered as part of your donation. The fee will cover your child’s
Band T-Shirt, Solo Contest piano accompanist fees, and Formal Uniform alteration/cleaning
8/29 - Band Forms are due Friday 9/1! Also, any school-loaned instrument forms and
$30 payment is due 9/1 as well. Advanced Band and Jazz Band students are now playing
their instruments in class daily. Beginner Band students need to bring their instruments
on Thursday 8/31. If you would like to call, please call Mr. Cortes at (210) 397-4900
extension 3134. This voicemail is the most reliable to use!
8/4 - Summer Band Camp is scheduled Monday 8/7 to Friday 8/11 from 8AM to 4PM. All
Advanced band members (A1, A2, A3) are invited to attend the camp FREE of charge.
This is a very important start to our new school year and all instruments will have
esteemed guest instructors from throughout the San Antonio area. Should you have
questions, please e-mail one of the band directors. Do not try to call yet because
our voicemails have not been set up yet and we do not know how long it will be before
we can access it. Stay tuned, more information will be available very soon!