DeLay Band

Friday - Yearbook Portraits

Password: bandrocks

Our portrait photos are now available online and they look great! Photos are priced at $5 and most of that will go to the band program as a fundraiser. Click the link above and use the password "bandrocks" to gain access to the photos. Mr. Jaimes will come back for make up photos next week.

Honor Band at Music City Mall - Wednesday, December 12

Honor Band will have a field trip during school next Wednesday, December 12, to Music City Mall. We will play Holiday Tunes from 12-1pm. Students should wear their band t-shirt and jeans for this performance. Parents are welcome to attend if you're available.

Holiday Concert - Friday, December 14

All band students have their Holiday Concert next Friday, December 14 at 7:00pm in the DeLay Gymnasium. Students will have a movie social with pizza and snacks after school. Honor and Symphonic Band need to wear their black band polos and dress pants and shoes for their formal uniform. Beginners will wear jeans and their band shirts.

Instruments Home Over Break

All band students will take their instruments home on Wednesday, December 19 for the holiday vacation. Students all have music for the Spring semester to practice when they have time. Students with larger instruments will need to get a parent to come pick up their instrument as they can't fit on the bus. Please make plans for taking them home.

Region Band - Saturday, December 15

The clinic is this Saturday, December 15. We have a bus at Hedrick that will take all of our kids to Byron Nelson. Be at Hedrick Middle School by 7:15 am. The bus will leave at 7:30 am.

Region 2 All-Region Band Clinic and Concert

DeLay Students will meet at Hedrick at 7:15am, behind the school. We will bus students to Byron Nelson. Parents just need to pick students up at 4:00pm and bring them back to Byron nelson for their concert warm up time. Students should wear black polos or something even more formal.

December 15, 2018 – Byron Nelson High School
Congratulations! Welcome to the 2018-19 All-Region Middle School Band!

When and Where

Date: Saturday, December 15, 2018

Rehearsal Sites:

  • Concert Band – Medlin Middle School Band Hall

  • Symphonic Band – Medlin Middle School Cafeteria

  • Honor Band – Byron Nelson HS Band Hall

  • Wind Symphony – Byron Nelson HS Auditorium

    Concert Location: (All Bands)
    Byron Nelson HS Auditorium Stage, 
    2775 Bobcat Blvd, Trophy Club, TX 76262


  • Concert Band – Mrs. Meghann Zenteno, Richardson ISD

  • Symphonic Band – Mr. Greg McCutcheon, Coppell ISD

  • Honor Band – Mr. Jeff Bradford, Richardson ISD

  • Wind Symphony – Mr. Ryan Johnstone, Leander ISD


    8:00 AM – Arrive at your clinic site

  • Case should be left in the designated area

  • Find your chair in the band set-up in the rehearsal area.

  • Your name will be attached to a music stand indicating your seat

  • Bring extra reeds, oil, grease, REHEARSAL PENCIL, etc.

  • Please do not play until the clinician asks you to.

  • Please leave chairs and stands in their original placement in the rehearsal area

  • Please make sure you have practiced and prepared your music in this folder before

    coming to the clinic. Your prior preparation will improve the entire band’s performance allowing the clinician to work on higher-level concepts with the band. Number your measures before this day.

    8:30 AM – Rehearsal Begins. Please be prepared to begin on time. We want to maximize our limited rehearsal time.

    11:30 AM – BREAK FOR LUNCH. Your band directors or parents are responsible for transportation and all lunch plans. Notice we have lengthened the lunch break to accommodate those schools having students on different campuses.

    1:30 – 4:30 PM – Afternoon Rehearsal

Concert Order/ Warm-up and Performance Schedule

Performance in the Byron Nelson High School Auditorium

  • Concert Band – 6:00 PM warm-up; perform at 6:30 PM

  • Symphonic Band – 6:40 PM warm-up; perform at 7:10 PM

  • Honor Band – 7:10 warm-up; perform at 7:50 PM

  • Wind Symphony – 7:50 warm-up; perform at 8:30 PM

    Concert Procedure

  • Be on time to warm-up, remember other students may be performing as you enter the building.

  • Patches will be presented to you at performance

  • Following your performance your band will file off the stage and pack instruments.

    You are free to depart campus or go into the auditorium and enjoy the remaining performances. Please remember to be respectful of the other performers and audience members at all time!

    General Information

  • Lunch – There are many restaurants located near the campuses.

  • Concert Dress will be dark concert attire – black is preferable. Dress up! This is not a casual occasion. Please wear clothing that is suitable for playing your instrument.

    Band uniforms or concert uniforms are recommended. Please use your best

    judgment to look to look professional! Your director will advise you.

  • Changing Clothes – Changing areas will not be provided at the schools for the

    evening performance. Plan to change during the break between rehearsal and


  • Professional Digital Recordings will be available for purchase at the concert.

  • Music – At the conclusion of the concert please keep your music and folder as a

    souvenir of your Region Band experience.

  • Absence at the concert or from any part of the rehearsals forfeits your right to an

    All-Region Patch and the distinction of being an All-Region Band Member.

    The directors of Region 2 hope you have a very memorable, inspiring and rewarding experience as a member of the Region band.

    Thank you for your participation and contribution as a band member. You are appreciated!

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