Dear Band Parents and Students,
Congratulations to you and your child for the honor of being selected for the ETSBOA
2023 Junior Band Clinic. The clinic will take place on Friday and Saturday, February
10th and 11th at Ross N. Robinson M.S. in Kingsport, TN.
Students will leave from the T.A. Dugger band room at 8:00 am on Friday the 10th by
bus. We will return that afternoon around 6:00. Students will need to pack their lunch for
On Saturday, we will leave the band room by bus at 8:00 am. Parents will need to pick
their child up at 1:00 at Ross N. Robinson Middle School. They will need to eat and
change into their uniforms before the concert. Directions are below.

Students will need to bring:

Wire Music Stand
Extra Reeds (woodwind players)
Valve Oil (brass players)
Mutes (trumpets & trombones if needed)
Uniform: band jacket, black bibs, band shoes and black
socks.(no gloves, make sure you wear your band t-shirt)
GOOD ATTITUDE!!! (Have fun and learn)

If your child is not planning on going to Junior Clinic please let Mr. Lockhart know as
soon as possible so that alternates can be contacted. Once again congratulations students,
we know that you will represent our school and community well. Please observe the
schedule and adhere strictly to the times listed. Tardiness to a rehearsal will result in you
being moved to the end of your section. All school and Elizabethton City School rules for
field trips will apply.

School address: 1517 Jessee Street Kingsport, TN 37664

Directions: From Elizabethton take Elk Ave. to I-26 west toward Kingsport for about 19
miles. Take Exit 4(TN 93N). Merge right onto John B. Dennis. Go for 2.6 miles and
take ramp to Fort Henry Dr. Turn left at light and go 1 mile. Turn right onto
Memorial Boulevard. for .4 miles. Turn left onto Jessee St. School will be on the

Chris Lockhart, Band Director
T.A. Dugger Jr. High