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2015 Summer Band Begins 

Wednesday, July 29th at 7:00am

All Members of the 2015-2016 Akins Band Must Attend

Click Here for the Summer Band Information Packet Which Includes Schedules

Current News & Information

New Akins Student?

Are you new to Akins for the 2015-2016 school year and plan on participating in band?  

Please contact Mr. Fincher at tate.fincher@austinisd.org as soon as possible to get all in the information you need.  

Please note that we actually start rehearsals for the 2015-2016 school year on Wednesday, July 29th at 7:00am.

Dr. Rob Smith, Composer of “Push”, Visits with the Akins Wind Symphony

On Monday, April 27th, Dr. Rob Smith visited with the Akins High School Wind Symphony.  Dr. Smith is the composer of “Push” which the Akins Wind Symphony prepared and performed for UIL Concert & Sightreading Contest.  The students enjoyed the opportunity to ask Dr. Smith questions regarding the composing process and were able to work with Smith on his composition.

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The Akins Band Announces It’s 2015 Production - “Carnivále Noir"

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 - Spring Showcase and Release Party

Join the Akins Band Program on Tuesday, April 21st for our first annual Spring Showcase and Release Party at 7:30pm in the Akins HS Gymnasium.

Enjoy performances by:

  • 2015 TCGC Novice Bronze Medalist Junior Varsity Winterguard
  • 2015 TCGC Scholastic A Bronze Medalist Varsity Winterguard
  • 2015 TECA Scholastic AAA Gold Medalist Indoor Percussion Theatre

The evening will conclude with the reveal of the 2015 Fall Production!

New Spring and Summer Calendar - Important Changes

The Akins Band Spring and Summer Calendar has changed.  There are several changes involving both dates and times.

Please download your copy below:

Updated 4/14/15 - New Akiins Band Spring and Summer 2015 Calendar

This calendar replaces any previously released or announced dates.

Eagle Band Earns It’s 12th Consecutive Sweepstakes Award

The Akins High School Band Program earned it’s twelth consecutive UIL Sweepstakes Award this month!  Congratulations to all students and staff!

Congratulations to the Akins Colorguards!

This weekend the Akins Varsity and Junior Varsity Winter Guards competed at the Texas Color Guard Circuit’s West Championships at Hendrickson High School.

  • Akins Varisty Winter Guard - 3rd Place in Scholastic A Red
  • Akins Junior Varsity Winter Guard - 3rd Place in Novice Red

Congratulations to all cast members and to their fantastic directors, Mr. Jesse Arbolay and Mr. Joseph LeBron!

Akins Indoor Percussion Theatre - TECA Scholastic Marching AAA State Champions!

Congratulations to the Akins High School Indoor Percussion Theatre - the 2015 Texas Educational Colorguard Association Scholastic Marching AAA State Champions!

This is the first year that this performance group has existed, and they are off to a magnificent start.

Congrats to all performers and staff who worked so hard to start this new endeavor out so successfully!

Indoor Percussion Theatre Performance on 3/21

Good luck to the Akins Indoor Percussion Theatre as they compete at the TECA Championships this Saturday, March 21st.

They perform at 2:40 at South San High School in San Antonio at 2:40pm.

Pre-UIL Concert at Akins HS on Tuesday 3/24/15

The Akins Bands will be presenting a Pre-UIL Concert on Tuesday, March 24th.  The format of this concert will be slightly different than our normal concerts.  There will be three judges in attendance who will be providing recorded commentary for all groups.

The schedule for the evening is as follows:

  • 6:20pm - Report time for all band students.  (Concert Band to warm up on stage)
  • 7:00pm - Akins Concert Band
  • 8:00pm - Akins Symphonic Band
  • 9:00pm - Akins Wind Symphony

These concerts are open to the public and we encourage everyone to stay to hear all groups.

All Akins Band Students will be required to stay for the duration of the concerts.

© Akins High School Band 2015