Wind Ensemble Audition Information

Dear Students and Parents,   Beginning Monday, May 27 the Hockinson High School Band will be holding auditions for next year’s Wind Ensemble.  All interested students currently enrolled in either Wind Ensemble or Symphonic Band are invited and encouraged to audition.  Current 8th graders (next year’s freshmen) may be invited to audition by Mr. McEnry […]

7th Annual Hockinson High School Music Booster Benefit Dinner, Concert, and Auction!

Reservations are now closed for the Hockinson High School Music Booster Benefit Dinner, Concert & Auction on Saturday, April 26, 2014.  If you still need to make payments for your reserved tickets, please email Highlights of this year’s Benefit Dinner include: A Musical Tribute to HOLLYWOOD BLOCKBUSTERS - The Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, and Jazz Band will entertain guests with fun […]

Tempo Markings and Changes for Symphonic Band music

Prairie Dances:  160 Prelude and Fugue:  120 (or 60 in cut time) Ayres of Agincourt:  84 (m. 1-10), 96 (m. 11-22), 66 (m. 23-66), 96 (m. 67-74), 80 (m. 75-136), 92 (m. 137-142), 120 (m. 143-168), 88 (m. 169-end)

Tempo Markings and Changes for Wind Ensemble music

Handel in the Strand:  120-130 Shenandoah:  50 (m. 1-11), 58 (m. 12-22), 63 (m. 23-31), 50 (m. 31-34), 58 (m. 35-41), 50 (m. 41-46), 58 (m. 47-end) Puszta I:  72 (m. 1-A), 60 speeding up to 138 in 12 measures (A-B), 138 (B-C), 152 (C-D), 138 (D-F), F-end same as A-C Puszta II:  60 (m. […]

Get Your Hockinson High School Band Sweatshirts!

We are now accepting orders for our brand new Hockinson High School Band sweatshirts.  Please click here to view the order form.  Sweatshirts are $25, or for $30 you can get a personalized one (see order form for details).  Please make checks out to the Hockinson Music Boosters.  All order forms and payments must be turned […]

Hockinson High School Band Program 1st ANNUAL Mattress SALE Fundraiser Event 2013

SUPPORT OUR BAND!! WHAT:  MATTRESS SALE FUNDRAISER EVENT WHERE:  HOCKINSON HIGH SCHOOL COMMONS WHEN:  10AM – 5PM   On SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26TH, 2013 our Hockinson High School Band Program is pleased to host a one of a kind fundraising event.  This event  has been VERY successful in School Districts nationally and locally over the last 7 years, […]

Upcoming Band Events and Deadlines

Dear HHS Band Students and Parents,   I hope you’ve had a relaxing last few weeks of summer and are ready to start another fantastic year of band at Hockinson High School!  We start off the year with four, yes FOUR, major performances in the first THREE weeks, so I want to make sure you have […]

Check your email for an important message from Mr. McEnry

An important email was sent out on July 28 to all new and returning band members. If you did not receive the email, Mr. McEnry does not have your email address on file. Please be sure to email him at with your correct address so that you are kept in the loop about all […]

Jazz Band Audition Results

Thank you to all students who turned in auditions for the 2013-2014 Hockinson High School Jazz Band.  Please click on the following link for a letter from Mr. McEnry containing the roster of those students accepted, as well as a short summer assignment for those students.  If you have any questions, please feel free to […]

Become a FAN and donate to the Hockinson Music Booster’s Fund-A-Note Drive!

Since tax support is not able to fund all the resources that are needed for a top-notch education FUND A NOTE offers a window into the band room needs as seen by the music director. Whether you are a parent, alum, staff or interested donor, please consider donating generously to support the purchase of a […]