From Mr. Williams:

Parents and students:

I hope everyone is having a relaxing summer so far! It is with mixed emotions that I inform you that I will not be returning to the Royal Pride Band program for the 2018-2019 school year. 

I have recently accepted a head band director position at Faubion Middle School. Although I am changing schools, I am happy to still serve the McKinney ISD community and work as a bridge for band students transitioning from middle school to high school.

Parents: 

First of all, thank you for allowing me to serve your children day in and day out! You have raised some fine young men and women that are destined for success.  It has been a real joy watching your children mature and progress over the past two years.  I have been honored to spend so much time with you and thank those of you who are consistently there serving both your children and us, the directors. 

Students:

Thank you for letting me be a part of your lives! I cannot believe how far you all have come, and cannot wait to see what the future holds for each of you. All of you have contributed greatly to the Royal Pride Band program, which has helped lay the foundation of success for its future. I have faith that Mr. Ringel, Mr. Renzenbrink, Mr. Cass, and Mr. Tyree will find someone extraordinary to further and help you reach your goals. You will always be my babies, and I will never forget the impact that you all have had on my life. I can only hope that I have done the same for you.

Directors:

Mr. Ringel, Mr. Renzenbrink, Mr. Cass and Mr. Tyree – Thank you all for being fantastic mentors and friends. I could not have asked for a better group of people to help guide me through my beginning years as an educator.  You all have taught me many things that I cherish and will take with me for years to come!

Thank you Royal Pride Band family for your undying love and support! You will always have a special place in my heart. GO BAND!!!

All My Very Best,

Shiree Williams

 

 

 

Congratulations to the members of the 2018-2018 Student Leadership Team!  

Marching officers:

Drum Majors

Eric Boatman (Head)

Madelyn Coleman

Hannah Freeman

Drum Captain

Megan Wagoner

Colorguard Captain

Ali Lenhard

 

SLT

Abi Bolen

Collenn Carr

Renata Castillo- CG lieutenant

Taylor Cole

Caroline Deitch

Eva Espinosa

Chloe Guthrie

Nabil Habibi

Aidan Hatcher

Kacie Herrington

Allison Hockaday

Teo Jakobsen

Bridget Kozlowski

Abby Lillard

Max Mattson

Sam McWhirter

Aaron Nease

Marybeth Plaster

Abby Powell

Lizbeth Rodriguez

Brooklyn Ross

Ben Runyan

Mayra Salinas- CG lieutenant

Eric Schmidt

Lindsay Shields

David Sparks

Andrew Swerts

Nathan Tucker

Luke Tyson

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For the second year in a row, McKinney has been named one of the "Best Communities for Music Education" by the NAMM foundation! We are so proud to be apart of such a supportive community!
 

The MISD Band Department is proud to present:

THE MCKINNEY MARCHING INVITATIONAL

OCTOBER 13, 2018

AT THE BRAND NEW

MCKINNEY ISD STADIUM

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2500 McKinney Ranch Pkwy

McKinney, TX 75070

Please follow the link below for more information

McKinney Marching Invitational

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Congrats to the members of the Symphonic and Honors Bands for outstanding performances at the Region 25 Concert & Sight-reading Contest!  Both bands received 1's from all 6 judges!  

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Congratulations to our 2018 All-State Students!

Derin Lawal, Bass Clarinet

Ashley Wu, Clarinet

Dawson Pieczynski, Tuba

 

 

Band Placements For spring 2018

Honors Band

Symphonic Band

Concert 1 Band

Concert 2 Band

Congratulations to the following MHS Band members who placed in one of the TMEA All-Region ensembles!

We had 27 students selected and 11 promoted to the Area Auditions!

Tristan Corpus, Colin Peabody, David Sparks, Lizbeth Rodriguez, Taylor Cole, Madelyn Coleman, Samuel McWhirter, Sydney Ewing (Area), Max Mattson, Henry Mollat (Area), Abby Powell (Area), Jacob Harsch, Eric Boatman (Area), Brennan Herring (Area), Mikaela Candelario, Kenna Bartholomew (Area) (1st in the region), Aderinola (Derin) Lawal (Area) (1st in the region), Dawson Pieczynski (Area) (1st in the region), Ashley Wu (Area) (2nd in the region), Will Nease (Area) (3rd in the region), Ishaan Hattangady (Area), Ben Schemer, Joey Goller, Jack Holmes, Brayden Senter, Brooklyn Ross, Kacie Herrington