W. Charles Akins HS Band

“Through camaraderie and dedication… a legacy of excellence.


Current News & Information

Capital City Marching Contest - October 1st

The Akins Eagle Band will be returning to the Capital City Marching Festival on October 1, 2016.

2:30pm - Band Hall Opens

3:00pm - Rehearsal

5:00pm - Depart for Burger

7:45pm - Performance

8:15pm - Dinner (Provided) and Watch Bands

9:15pm - Awards Ceremony

10:30pm - Estimated Return Time to Akins

You can download a printable copy of the schedule here.


Akins Wind Symphony - Fall Concert - October 18th, 2017 at 7:30pm

The Akins Wind Symphony is pleased to present our first annual Fall Concert on October 18, 2017 at 7:30pm.  The concert will take place at the Austin ISD Performing Arts Center in the Mueller Development (see map below).

Program

  • joyRIDE - Michael Markowski
  • October - Eric Whitacre
  • Chaos Theory - James Bonney
    • Featuring Boulder Sheffield, Electric Guitar
  • On the Mall - Edwin Goldman

The concert is free and open to the public.

You can preview the concert below:



Bands of America - Austin Regional Contest

Here are the highlights of this Saturday’s BOA contest in Round Rock.

6:00am - Band hall opens

6:30am - Call for all students

7:40am - Depart for Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex

11:00am - Performance

11:45am - Lunch (provided)

5:15pm - Preliminary Awards Ceremony

6:00pm - Dinner (provided)

7:45pm to 10:30pm - Possible finals performance

10:45pm - Finals Awards Ceremony


A printable version of the day’s schedule is here.

Click here for more information from the Bands of America / Music for All website.

Football vs. Lehman

Schedule / Itinerary

  • 4:30pm - End of school day.  Report to Fine Arts Building for dinner.
  • 5:10pm - Inspections
  • 5:45pm - Load busses
  • 6:00pm - Depart Akins HS
  • 6:30pm - Arrive at Shelton Stadium
  • 7:00pm - Pre Game
  • 7:30pm - Football Game Starts
  • 8:30pm - Halftime Performance (Estimated)
  • 10:30pm - Depart Burger (Estimated)
  • 11:00pm - Return to Akins 


***All students should be picked up no later than 20 minutes after return to Akins.  Students will contact parents as we are leaving Shelton Stadium.***

A printable version of the schedule is here.

AEB Joins AISD for the Austin Pride Parade

AISD pride rainbow banner (1)

The Akins HS Band is proud to support a safe, supportive, and inclusive environment for all students.  Volunteers from AEB will be participating along with other AISD officials and groups in the 2016 Austin Pride Parade, this Saturday from 8:00pm to 10:00pm.

For participants, the itinerary is here.

Football Game vs. Crockett

Schedule / Itinerary

  • 4:30pm - End of school day.  Report to Fine Arts Building for dinner.
  • 5:10pm - Inspections
  • 5:45pm - Load busses
  • 6:00pm - Depart Akins HS
  • 6:30pm - Arrive at Burger
  • 7:00pm - Pre Game
  • 7:30pm - Football Game Starts
  • 8:30pm - Halftime Performance (Estimated)
  • 10:30pm - Depart Burger (Estimated)
  • 11:00pm - Return to Akins 


***All students should be picked up no later than 20 minutes after return to Akins.  Students will contact parents as we are leaving Burger.***

A printable version of the schedule is here.


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