Updated Spring Calendar of Jim Ned HS Band Events can be found HERE
The dates and times may be altered due to unforeseen circumstances. Thank you for your understanding.
Saturday, April 11: Meet ya at the Gap: Jazz Band Performance
Tuesday, April 14th: High School UIL: Abilene Cooper High School
2:00: Load and leave for Abilene Cooper HS
2:30: Warm UP
3:30: Sight Read
4:00 Back at Jim Ned
Attire for UIL is Concert Black. Parents are invited and strongly encouraged to attend UIL. This is one of our two biggest contests for the year and your support is much appreciated!
Congratulations to the following students for advancing to the State Solo and Ensemble Contest in Austin!
Percussion Trio: David Guerra, Landin Meyer, Thomas Alley
Percussion Solo: Thomas Alley
Clarinet Choir: Amanda Cusson, Brittany Cusson, Ashlyn Schulle, Sierra Allee, Carol-Ann Green, Cora Kate Gee, Rikee Oxford, Holly Noles, Ian Voce
Saxophone Trio: Erin Lannen, Ian Voce, Jon Matthews.
State Solo and Ensemble will be on Monday, May 25th at Hendrickson HS in Pflugerville, TX. We will leave on Sunday, May 24th to make the trip to Austin. More information coming soon about this trip!
Congratulations to the following students for earning a spot in the ATSSB Region 16 Band!
Upcoming Jim Ned HS Band Event Dates:
Saturday, February 21st: Regional Solo and Ensemble.
Accomplishments thus far for the year! Keep up the great work students!
1st place: West Texas Fair and Rodeo Parade
4 students earning a spot in the Region 16 Region Jazz Band
Division 1: San Angelo Marching Festival
Best percussion in it's class: San Angelo Marching Festival
Division 1: Big Country Marching Festival
Division 1: Region 16 UIL Marching Contest
2 Students earning a chair in the ATSSB Region 16 Honor Band: Emily Alcorta (AREA) and Connor Ricard
16 Students earning a chair in the ATSSB Region 16 Honor, Symphonic, and Concert Bands!
Congratulations to the following students for earning a spot in the Region 16 Jazz Band:
Hudson Payne, 1st Chair Bass Guitar
T.J. Oxford, 2nd Chair Bass Trombone
Emily Alcorta, 7th Chair Trombone
Connor Ricard, 8th Chair Trombone
Receiving band reminder text messages:
If you would like to receive text message reminders from Mr. Etter about game times, return times, concert times, pictures, etc. follow these directions:
To join, send a text to:
with the message:
Note: this service will only be used as a High School Band reminder tool. It will be extremely useful if we are delayed on a trip and I need to tell you the new arrival time, etc.
2014 MARCHERS OF THE WEEK
Week 1 Marchers of the Week: Matt Ramirez and Ashlyn Schulle
Week 2 Marchers of the Week: Ivy Kulyshie and Cora Gee
Week 3 Marchers of the Week: Brianna Martinez and Hannah Davis
Week 4 Marchers of the Week: Bailey Johns and Daniela Sales
Week 5 Marchers of the Week: Ben Lantrip and Makenzie Earl
Week 6 Marchers of the Week: T.J. Oxford and Trey Callahan
Week 7 Marchers of the Week: Caleb Talafuse and Audrey Pilgrim
Week 8 Marchers of the Week: Amanda Garcia and Abby Davis
Week 9 Marchers of the Week: Thomas Alley and Callie Duncan
Week 10 Marchers of the Week: THE SENIOR CLASS!
2014 FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK
Week 1 Freshman of the Week: Hudson Payne and Chloe McDonald
Week 2 Freshman of the Week: Nic McClure and Carol Ann Green
Week 3 Freshman of the Week: Rachel Atchinson and Adam Pyenta
Week 4 Freshman of the Week: Jon Thormeyer and Sierra Allee
Week 5 Freshman of the Week: Chase Benton and Mia Yanez
Week 6 Freshman of the Week: Morgan Hunt and Troy Long
Week 7 Freshman of the Week: Bekah Smola and Kelsey Riddle
Week 8 Freshman of the Week: Adelia Cash and Aiden Voce
Week 9 Freshman of the Week: Cole Whitehead and Brandon Gassiot
Week 10 Freshman of the Week: Paige Abercrombie and Emily Scott
2014 SECTIONS OF THE WEEK
Week 2 Section of the Week: The Color guard
Week 3 Section of the Week: The Trombones
Week 4 Section of the Week: The Horns
Week 5 Section of the Week: The Pit
Week 6 Section of the Week: The Trumpets
Week 7 Section of the Week: The Drumline
Week 8 Section of the Week: The Flutes
Week 9 Section of the Week: The Clarinets
Week 10 Section of the Week: The Drum Majors
BPO Meeting Minutes from the September 8th meeting are available under the BPO page.
All marching band students must turn in the following items to Mr. Etter:
1. Agreement Page (high school band handbook)
2. Health Form (might still have this from last year)
3. UIL acknowledgment form
4. Cash or Check made payable to JIM NED HS BAND for Marching Band Expenses.
All of these items can be found under the High School Band Page
2014 Marching Band Expenses
PLEASE JOIN THE BPO (BAND PARENT ORGANIZATION) IF YOU ARE NOT ALREADY A MEMBER! Click on the BPO page for more information. The band needs your support and help through the BPO!