The weather outside may be frightful, but the Clear Brook Band is still rehearsing!
Help the Clear Brook Band by supporting our first ever Fan-Pledge fundraiser!!! We’ve already raised over $20,000, YOU can help us reach the $30,000 mark!! Thank you for your continued support!
Live from Minute Maid Field!
The Clear Brook Marching Band will be performing the National Anthem tomorrow at 1:00pm at the Houston Astros game at Minute Maid Park! Be sure to get there a few minutes early so you can see and hear the band. Go Astros!!!
We have the BEST, most AMAZING parent volunteers! Here are a few giving up their Saturday to work on a few of the marching band props! Another crew was outside cutting and building. Thank you parents!!! #silentnight #excited
HUGE thank you to the Forest Bend Fire Department for helping cool off the band today after rehearsal! We love this tradition!
Watch Alyssa Estrella in her final performance at Interlochen tomorrow night! She will be sitting Principal Clarinet for the World Youth Symphony Orchestra's performance of "Les Preludes" - the live stream is free and starts at 6:30pm CST.
Way to go Christa!!! Christa is a flute player, section leader, and the Band Council President.
Huge thank you to dance specialist and clinician Kelly Mitchell Hutson for spending a few days with the Clear Brook Color Guard this week!!! These ladies were EXHAUSTED, but they had loads of fun and learned a bunch! We can’t wait to have Ms. Mitchell out again soon!!
Congrats to senior percussionist, Justin Perez (Guardians), and percussion alumnus, Thomas Rogstad (Bluestars), for their successful performances tonight at the the DCI Central Texas show! Both Justin and Thomas will finish out their summer with these two groups, performing at DCI Finals in Indianapolis, IN in August. Good luck gentlemen!
For anyone attending the DCI Houston Tour of Champions show tomorrow in Katy, be sure to watch out for Color Guard alumnus, Trace Brown, performing with the Phantom Regiment!
Tune in on Sunday evening to the live Interlochen webcast to watch and hear Alyssa Estrella (senior Clarinet) perform with the World Youth Symphony Orchestra!
The concert starts at 7:00pm CST and the webcast is FREE!
Clear Brook Family, we hope you are all having a great summer! Please help the band by taking advantage of the AmazonSmile program...information below:
AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.com. The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to CBBBC. Every item available for purchase on www.amazon.com is also available on AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com) at the same price. You will see eligible products marked "Eligible for AmazonSmile donation" on their product detail pages.
On your first visit to AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), you are prompted to select a charitable organization. This link will take you directly to support CBBBC. https://smile.amazon.com/ch/76-0259105
Amazon's fourth-annual Prime Day is coming up on Tuesday, July 17 and will feature one-of-a-kind deals exclusively for Prime members. This is one of the biggest shopping days of the year and a great time to pick up amazing deals AND support Clear Brook Band Booster Club.
Enjoy the rest of your summer and we'll see you when summer band starts soon!!!
Lots of love and prayers to Peyton Boaz, a tuba player in the Clear Falls HS Band, who was involved in a plane crash on Sunday evening. The crash claimed the life of his father and stepmother. Consider donating to the GoFundMe below to support him and his family.
Congratulations to three Clear Brook Band members, Saad Durrani, Fizza Dhanani, and Christa Westheimer, on their successful TEDx presentations last month at Clear Brook High School! You can watch their presentations at the links below:
Saad: "Innovating for the Present"
Fizza: “Why I No Longer Have Shame to Bury”
Christa: "The New Normal"
We have some amazing students at Clear Brook!
Throwback to WGI World Championships week...how ‘bout some cymbal love!?? Thanks Seavine!
We are extremely excited to introduce our new Assistant Band Director at Clear Brook High School, Mr. Eric Perry! Mr. Perry is currently finishing his first semester of teaching as an interim band director at Vista Ridge HS in Leander ISD. Mr. Perry brings a wealth of marching, concert, and jazz expertise to our program – we are looking forward to him being a part of the Clear Brook family! You can read more about Mr. Perry below:
Mr. Perry is a recent graduate from UT-Arlington and holds a bachelors degree in Music Education. Mr. Perry, a trumpet player, was actively involved with the performing ensembles while at UTA and often played professionally. He also marched four years with the Madison Scouts Drum and Bugle Corps beginning in 2013. He went on to become the head drum major of the corps in 2014 and remained at the post for three years. For the 2017 drum corps season, Mr. Perry took on a role with the Madison Scouts administrative staff. He currently teaches at the Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corps and will continue to stay involved in the drum corps activity.
Mr. Perry student taught at Coppell High School and Coppell Middle School North. More recently, he spent a semester as the Interim Band Director at Vista Ridge High School in Cedar Park, TX.
Mr. Perry is beyond excited to continue his teaching career at Clear Brook High School and looks forward to getting to know the students, parents, and faculty!
Happy Mother’s Day from the Clear Brook Band!
From buying your first instrument, to driving you to private lessons, to cheering you on at contests, and to chaperoning band trips...band mom’s do it all!!
Thank you!! This day is for you.
The Clear Brook Band is proud to present its 2018 marching band production...
Featuring music from:
“Overture to the Nightmare Before Christmas” by Danny Elfman
“Minor Alterations” by David Lovrien
“Introduction to Edward Scissorhands” by Danny Elfman
Music by: Visaudio Designs
Visual Design by: Richard Hinshaw
Consultant: Don Click
Coming to a field near you in September 2018! Watch the reveal video here!! https://youtu.be/Hv6NDjO--tw
Congratulations to the 2018-19 Brook Band Drum Majors: Fizza Dhanani, Megan Ellis, Jessica Hawkins, and Dinithi Jayasinghe!