June Camp- Monday-Tuesday, June 3 & 4

June Camp begins Monday, June 3 at 8:30 am. We will meet in the Band Hall. Morning block is from 8:30-11:30 am in the Band Hall. Afternoon block is 1:30-4:30 pm in the Activity Center (indoor football field on west side of campus). All students should wear athletic clothing and bring water. See the attached flyer for more details.

2019 June Camp Information

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L.D. Bell Graduation – Saturday, June 1st

L.D. Bell Band students in 10th and 11th grade will provide the music for this year’s Graduation ceremony on Saturday, June 1. Below is the itinerary for the day. Please note that all students need to arrive on Saturday in full concert uniform AND bring a change of clothes as we will be turning in uniforms and school-owned instruments following our return to school. Boys should bring $5 to cover the cost of dry cleaning the concert uniforms. Volunteers will launder ...

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2019-2020 L. D. Bell Blue Raider Band Audition Results

2019-2020 Band Audition Placement Results

2019-2020 Marching Percussion Placement Results

2019-2020 Band Leadership

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2019 L.D. Bell Color Guard

2019 L. D. Bell Color Guard Roster

Thank you to all who tried out for Color Guard and congratulations to the 2019 Blue Raider Band Color Guard. Important Upcoming Dates for Guard:

Wednesday, May 1- Rehearsal- 5:30-8:30 pm B Gym
Saturday, May 4- Measurements for costume and “swap shop”- 9 am-noon- B Gym
Wednesday, May 8- Rehearsal- 5:30-8:30 pm B Gym
Wednesday, May 22- Rehearsal- 5:30-8:30 pm B Gym
Monday-Tuesday, June 3-4- June Camp- 8:30 am- 4 pm @ L.D. Bell
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2019-2020 L.D. Bell Band Auditions

2019 – 2020 L. D. Bell Blue Raider Band Audition Packet

*corrected version

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L.D. Bell Band- Parent Meeting for Incoming Sophomore Band Parents- Tuesday, April 23, 7:00 pm

Please join us on Tuesday evening, April 23 at 7:00 pm in the L.D. Bell Auditorium for an informational meeting geared towards incoming sophomore band parents. This meeting provides us an opportunity to share information about the 2019-2020 school year. We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you and your student to the Blue Raider Band family! Questions? Contact any of the L.D. Bell Band Directors: Van Mathews (mathews@ldbellband.org), Chris Harmon (harmon@ldbellband.org), Suzanne Dell (dell@ldbellband.org), and ...

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UIL 2019 travel and performance schedule LD Bell Band April 2-3, 2019

Band 3- Tuesday, April 2


9:15 am- Dismiss from first period to change into formal concert attire and eat a quick snack.

10:04 am – Call Time-Full Concert Attire with all equipment and instruments together in Band Hall

10:04-10:50 am- Warm up/rehearse spots

10:50 am – Spot 2 HEB Drivers and buses in the Band hall parking lot

11:00 am – Load

11:05 am – Depart LD Bell

11:35 am – Arrive HHS

11:45 am – Standing By

12:15pm – Warm-up

12:45 pm – Concert

1:15 pm – Sight-read

1:50 pm ...

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UIL Concert & Sight-Reading Concert- Tuesday & Wednesday, April 2-3- Haltom High School

The L.D. Bell Symphonic Winds, Symphonic Band, and Concert Band will perform at Region 31 Concert & Sight-Reading Contest on April 2 & 3 at Haltom High School (5501 Haltom Rd, Haltom City, TX 76137). You are cordially invited to attend their performances!


Concert Band (Band Three)- Tuesday, April 2 at 12:45 pm

Symphonic Band (Band Two)- Wednesday, April 3 at 8:35 am

Symphonic Winds (Band One)- Wednesday, April 3 at 2:45 pm

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Pre-UIL Benchmark Assessment- DATE CHANGE- Friday, March 22

Pre-UIL Benchmark Assessment- DATE CHANGE- Friday, March 22

Bands One, Two, and Three will perform their UIL programs at the Pre-UIL Benchmark Assessment on Friday, March 22 in the L.D. Bell Auditorium. Please note this date has CHANGED from the original calendar due to a conflict with another district event.

Attire for all students is concert uniform (checked out to students this week). Ladies need to wear closed-toed black shoes. Gentlemen need to have black socks, black dress shoes, white tux shirt, ...

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2019 L.D. Bell Jazz Showcase- Friday, February 8- 7 pm- Auditorium

Come out and hear some great jazz with the 2019 L.D. Bell Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Mr. Chris Harmon. This years concert will feature a very special guest, L.D. Bell Band Alum and contestant on NBC’s “The Voice”, Michael Lee.  Michael is an incredible blues guitarist…so incredible that he is preparing to go on tour fronting the B.B. King Band! Check out this video of his performance on “The Voice”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Kzm5SuVNWc

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