Parents and band students...Just want to remind you that all fundraiser money is due this Tuesday, October 23rd. Thank you for all that you do for the Vela Band!
The Vela Band will be hosting our annual Band Instrument Drive on Thursday, August 30th. If you are unable to attend or would like to have other options, here is a list of "Band Director Recommended Instruments" that may be purchased online at a very reasonable price.
This Thursday, the 30th of August, the Vela Band will be hosting its annual Band Instrument Drive. We will have the following music dealers at your disposal to purchase or rent your son's or daughter's band instrument.
When: Thursday, August 30
Time: 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Where: Vela Band Hall
On Friday, March 22nd, Vela's Concert Band B performed at the BISD Evaluation Festival held at the CAB Auditorium and was awarded a 1st Division rating by a panel of judges. This is the 2nd consecutive year that the band achieves the highest possible score.
On March 29th and April 5th, Vela's Concert Band A participated at the Harlingen CISD Band Festival and the 2018 UIL Concert and Sight-Reading Contest, both held at the Harlingen CISD Performing Arts Center. We are pleased to announce that the students were awarded straight 1st Division ratings in both contests by all 10 judges. This is the 3rd consecutive year that Concert Band A earns this distinguished honor.
Mr. Sarmiento, Mr. Cantu and Mr. Garza would like to congratulate these hard working students on another amazing year. These young musicians have continued the Vela Band "Tradition of Excellence." The band directors would also like to thank the parents and Vela staff for their continued support. Go Vela Band!!!