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Current News & Information
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.***
Please note the altered schedule in consideration of this weeks weather.
- Tuesday - 8/16
- ***No rehearsal today.***
- Wednesday - 8/17
- 5:00pm to 9:00pm
- Thursday - 8/18
- 5:00pm to 9:00pm
- Friday - 8/19 - ***We will have a free hotdog cookout during the 4:00pm to 5:00pm break this day!***
- 7:00am to 12:00pm
- 1:00pm to 4:00pm
- 4:00pm to 5:00pm
- Saturday - 8/20
- 9:00am to 12:00pm
Please remember that the calendar is always available from the tabs at the top of the page.
Join AEB at Chipotle in Southpark Meadows this Thursay from 5:00pm to 9:00pm.
Come support the Akins Band at Sam’s Club in Southpark Meadows this Saturday!
In an effort to save money and trees, the summer mailing is being done digitially this year. Below are the links to all the documents that would have been in the mailed packet.
If you did not receive an e-mail with this information, that means we do not have your correct contact information. Please contact Mr. Fincher ASAP to get your information updated. Click on the name of each document to review.
If you are receiving this information via the website (you DIDN’T get an e-mail), please also click here to let us know you recieved the information.
The Akins Band is pleased to welcome Mr. Nick Doshier for the 2016-2017 school year as our Assistant Director of Bands! His biography is below and is excited to meet the rest of the family when summer band starts in July!
Nick Doshier is excited to join the Akins High School Band in the fall of 2016. As an Austin native, Mr. Doshier was a member of the Murchison Middle School Band and Anderson High School Band and Jazz Band. After grade school, Mr. Doshier attended the University of Texas at Austin where he received a Bachelor of Music Studies degree in 2015, studying under Dr. Bob Duke, Dr. Robert Carnochan, Dr. Scott Hanna, Steven Bryant, and Charles Villarrubia. During his time at the University of Texas, Mr. Doshier was a member of the Wind Ensemble, Wind Symphony, Symphonic Band, and University Orchestra, performing at the 2012 CBDNA Convention.
Mr. Doshier was a proud member of the University of Texas Longhorn Band for five years, fulfilling the roles of New Member Advisor, Green Fee Coordinator, and spent four years as a “Texas TUBA!” Section Leader. In addition, Mr. Doshier served as an active member of the Alpha Tau chapter of the national marching band service fraternity Kappa Kappa Psi and as president of the Mu Theta chapter of the international professional music fraternity Mu Phi Epsilon in 2014. In 2012-2014 Mr. Doshier was a marching band technician with the Westlake High School Chap Band where they placed 7th at the Texas State UIL Marching Band Contest in 2012.
Mr. Doshier spent his first year teaching in Austin ISD as a Classroom Guitar Instructor at Mendez Middle School and Chior Director at Travis High School. Under Mr. Doshier’s direction, both performing ensembles received better scores at UIL Concert and Sight-Reading contests than in recent school history. Prior to his first year of teaching, Mr. Doshier student taught with the McCallum High School and Kealing Middle School band programs.
Mr. Doshier continues to actively perform in community wind ensembles as a tuba player with the Austin Cinematic Symphony and the Waterloo Wind Band. When not teaching, Mr. Doshier enjoys cooking, bouldering, video gamin, playing guitar, and running.