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Region 28 Band


"The 2018 UIL State Mariachi Festival Pilot will be held on February 23 & 24, 2018 in the Performing Arts Complex at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (Edinburg, TX).  Performances will be open to the general public. Admission for each session will be $15 for adults and $10 for students. No admission will be charged for children 6th grade and under.

Tickets will be sold at the door. No advance purchase is available."

Donna High School's Pre Uil Concert and Sight Reading Contest on March 28th and 29th.

2018 Harlingen Pre-UIL Band Festival 

(March 28-29 FULL) and April 3  (April 4th is full)

18th Rio Grande Valley Jazz Festival 

April 28, 2018

Trumpet and Tuba events at TAMUK on May 5, 2018


 TMEA  Feb. 14-17, 2017

Patrick Anderson, David LaClair, and the Los Fresnos High School Percussion Ensemble will be giving a clinic at TMEA entitled “Complete Percussionists: No Private Lessons, No Problem!” at 6:30 PM on Thursday February 15, 2018 in the CC Stars at Night Ballroom 1. 

James Keene will be in the valley and available for band clinics the week of March 26th thru the 30th.   If you are interested, please contact Paul Flinchbaugh at TMF to schedule a time.  Time slots are on a first come, first serve basis. 

Contact info: 


cell: 956-572-0545

Contact John Randolph about this site with ideas, corrections, or other information.

Region 28 Important Info:

Region 28 is on the east side of the Rio Grande Valley. For the west side, go to Region15.

TMEA and UIL Info:

Current realignment information

New Numbers from Area to State


UIL Prescribed Music List

From the State UIL site:
Health Tips for Marching Band

- Safety Training for Marching Band     Directors