That’s a wrap! We had so much fun meeting all our new members and seeing our returning members for Spring Camp on Saturdays, April 17th and 24th. We’re looking forward to the Spring Band Concert on Saturday, May 15th.

UPDATED info

Hey Raptor Band Students and Families! 

We are excited to see you tomorrow for our Raptor Spring Band Camp! Please read the information below and let us know if you have any questions. 

Location and Arrival Details 

LBJ/LASA High School (Current Campus) 

7309 Lazy Creek Dr. 

Austin, TX 78724 

Attached to this email is a PDF that shows where the courtyard is located, and where drop off and pick up will take place on Saturday morning. 

For All Members, we will do your health screening AT YOUR CAR in the drive-through. After we are done with your health check, we will provide you with your band-specific PPE (if you are not bringing some that you received from your current band program), and then you will go to join the rest of your section in your designated area in the courtyard. 

Parents, we will also have a tent set up at the end of the drive-through for you to meet members of our parent band booster organization! 

Time

9am – 12pm

***Note – if you are able to show up 10-15min early to help spread out the health check-ins, that would be greatly appreciated***

What to Wear

We will be outside for all of Spring Band Camp, so please wear weather appropriate clothes that you will be comfortable in and can move around freely in.

What to Bring 

  • Your instrument 
  • Your current band binder (page protectors are encouraged to help keep your music safe from the wind while rehearsing outside) 
  • If you have a flip folder and/or lyre, please bring these with as well 
  • All of the things that you would need for a normal band rehearsal (ex. tuner, pencil, etc) 
  • A large, filled up water bottle 
  • Sunscreen 
  • A small snack for mid-morning 

What to Print Off Before Attending Camp 

Please visit the online library of our website and print off parts for your instrument of each of the pieces listed below. If there are multiple parts for your instrument (Ex. 1st and 2nd), go ahead print off copies of both parts. Percussionists, please print off the music listed in the “Percussion” section of the Online Library. (You may want to double-side print the large packet)

Password – check your email for the password (sorry, but we can’t share that online!)

  • Forest for the Trees Part 1 
  • Forest for the Trees Part 2 
  • LASA Fight Song 

Other Information 

During camp, students will have the opportunity to meet students from other middle schools, students within their sections, as well as students across the whole band program. We will play some games and welcome everyone to the Raptor Band family. We will also start work on our Fall Marching Band Show, “…The Forest for the Trees”. We are so excited to see all of you tomorrow and look forward to meeting you! If you have not checked out some of the exciting new things coming to the Raptor Band, please check out these two links below! 

Uniform Reveal Video – https://lasaraptorband.org/uniform-reveal/

Show Reveal Video – https://lasaraptorband.org/2021-marching-show/

Please let us know if you have any questions. Current band student leadership will be reaching out to all students this evening to check in and make sure they are all set for tomorrow morning. 

Thanks and Go Raptor Band! 

Mr. Mayer and Mr. East