Odem Bands Schedule – Week of 11/8/2021

This week is going to be busy for the HS Band at the back end of the week. On Thursday, Odem-Edroy ISD will host our annual Veteran’s Day Ceremony at Owl Stadium at 9am. Odem HS Band students will perform in their marching uniforms that day for the event. On Friday we will travel to Victoria to support the Odem Owls in the first playoff game of their season vs. Karnes City. We will be the home team for the event. Tickets are sold online here: https://events.ticketspicket.com/agency/db208bc6-e4a8-4d27-9411-429a4a6d4197/events/347d1571-ca21-447e-a4cc-de882c70f456

We are going to be coming up on our Winter Concerts here in a short amount of time. Please note that Thursday, December 9th is the HS Band Winter Concert, and Tuesday, December 14th is the Odem JH Bands Winter Concert. Both concerts will take place in the Odem HS Cafetorium. Prior to that we have our All-Region auditions approaching soon on December 2nd for Junior High Woodwind/Brass Players, and December 4th for HS Players and JH Percussion. Students are highly encouraged to come in before/after school to practice!

Our second trip payments need to be coming in at this time. As of this time we have enough students to make the trip happen, but are at the point where more students attending will help the overall price for everyone. If you have been on the fence on whether or not to send a deposit in I hope you will! Our band trips have consistently been one of the most amazing experiences for our students over the years! We can take those payments in the band hall, but we do need ALL parents, even if you are paying us via check to Owl Band Boosters, to go to this website: https://www.toursandtravelpaytrip.com/Reservation/TripReservation/247 and create a ‘New Reservation’ if you have not already done so.  

You may make one reservation for multiple kids, or chaperone/kid, there. The Tour Company wants to track forms and other payment information there. You may make online payments directly to them for a surcharge, or even mail payments directly to them (they do not charge a fee if you mail it directly).  

This six-weeks ended on Friday, and the first playoff game this week and All-Region Auditions will directly be affected by it. (The week of Thanksgiving Break on 10/19 and 10/26 all students are eligible due to the length of the break)

This Week’s Schedule:

Monday:No school for students 
Tuesday:Band Hall Open for Region/Solo and Ensemble
Monthly Owl Band Booster Meeting 

Wednesday:Band Hall Open for Region/Solo and Ensemble3:40pm-4:15pm
Thursday:Veteran’s Day Ceremony
Band Hall Open for Region/Solo and Ensemble
Friday:Odem vs. Karnes City (Victoria Memorial Stadium)3:45pm Students Report to Band Hall for Loading/Dinner
5:00pm Board Buses
6:30pm Arrive at Victoria Memorial Stadium
7:30pm Kick-Off
~10pm Game Ends
~11:30pm Return to Odem HS


Upcoming Events:

November 11thVeteran’s Day Performance9am
November 12thFootball Playoff Game Week 1 vs. Karnes CityVictoria, 7:30pm
November 19thFootball Playoff Game Week 2 (TBD)
Please Note: We support the Odem Owls throughout all of their post-season play. Playoff Games are mandatory graded performances!
December 2ndJunior High All-Region Auditions for All Except Percussion4pm-Done
December 4thHS All-Region and JH All-Region Percussion Auditions7am-4pm
December 9thHS Winter Concert6:30pm
December 14thJH Winter Concert6:30pm

Thank you for your help and support of these amazing students! Please contact us if you have any questions!