Marching Band Update

Please make sure that your student is financially in good standing.  Students that are not financially in good standing may not perform on Friday’s half-time performance at Friday night’s football game.  Also shirts will be coming in soon but everyone in the band must be financially in good standing for us to distrubute show shirts.  Other items will be passed out as they come in and are fully paid for.

Marching Band Schedule 9/18/18

Marching Band this week will look like this:

Wednesday – Normal practice

Thursday – Bonfire until 7PM, pickup NO LATER than 7:30PM.  I must get on my machine,

Friday – Homecoming game.  We will be in parade.  More information to come as I get times.  Game should end at normal time.  Remember that we will clean the stadium after we get out of uniform.

Marching Band Update

Due to weather concerns – the varsity football game will be moved to Wednesday, September 12 at 7:15PM.  We will follow our normal Friday schedule for the football game.  Please bring a dinner or schedule it to be delivered around 5PM to the band room.  We will not be performing a halftime show due to weather concerns.

Additionally – please be flexible about rehearsals the rest of the week.  We will have rehearsals if the rest of the school has after school activities.  If not – then we will not.

Digital Journals 9/10/18

Digital Journals are a new requirement for the 18-19 school year.  Until students get their chrome books, student must record their assignments and email Mr. Coleman.  This will be done weekly.  Percussion students need to make arrangements with Mr. Coleman to record instruments here at school.  Assignments are due on the first school day of each week.  For the week of 9/10/18:

Band

  • Concert G flat major scale
  • Inchon measures 164-end
  • Band Basic Warmup – Come, Thou Mighty King

Chorus

  • Warmup #18 B
  • “Closer to the Flame” measure 29-40
  • “Me and My Broken Heart” measures 31-42

Strings

  • B flat Major Scale – 1 octaves
  • “Shark of Seville” measures 97-end
  • Storm measures 79-93

Digital Journals 9/3/18

Digital Journals are a new requirement for the 18-19 school year.  Until students get their chrome books, student must record their assignments and email Mr. Coleman.  This will be done weekly.  Percussion students need to make arrangements with Mr. Coleman to record instruments here at school.  Assignments are due on the first school day of each week.  For the week of 9/3/18:

Band

  • Concert D major scale
  • Grainer Suite Mvt 1  measures 1-12
  • Falcon Lake measures 1-14

Chorus

  • Warmup #36
  • “Closer to the Flame” measure 57-70
  • “Me and My Broken Heart” measures 10-17

Strings

  • F Major Scale – 1 octaves
  • “Shark of Seville” measures 45-61
  • Storm measures 41-63

Digital Journal 8/27/18

Digital Journals are a new requirement for the 18-19 school year.  Until students get their chrome books, student must record their assignments and email Mr. Coleman.  This will be done weekly.  Percussion students need to make arrangements with Mr. Coleman to record instruments here at school.  Assignments are due on the first school day of each week.  For the week of 8/27/18:

Band

  • Concert D-flat major scale
  • Basic Band Warm-up:”For the Beauty of the Earth”

Chorus

  • Solfege exercise
  • “Closer to the Flame” measure 31-40

Strings

  • C Major Scale – 2 octaves
  • “Shark of Seville” measure 55-63

Marching Band Volunteering

Hello everyone,

Volunteer opportunities are now open.

Please click on the following web link (or copy it into your web browser if clicking doesn’t work) to go to the signup sheet:

Pit Crew:  www.volunteersignup.org/RXK7Q

JV Concessions: www.volunteersignup.org/DP7LC

Chaperons: www.volunteersignup.org/3BYTL

Towing the trailer:  www.volunteersignup.org/4KAB4

To sign up, just follow the instructions on the page. It only takes a few seconds to do.

Thank you for volunteering!

Kevin Coleman
kcoleman@ccps.us

Marching Band Reminders Week of August 6th

Rehearsals this Week

  • Monday: 4-8PM
  • Tuesday: 4-8PM
  • Wednesday: 4-8PM
  • Thursday: 12-4PM with a performance for parents at 3:30!

DRUM CORP PERFORMANCES

This Thursday through Saturday the music department will stream  the DCI World Championships in the CHS auditorium.

  • Prelims on Thursday start at 4PM
  • SemiFinals on Friday start at 2PM
  • Finals start at 5PM

Please check out the website for more information about the length of each competition at DCI.org.  Each competition is expected to be legnthy.  As such, I do not know what time for pickup since the lineup and times have not been posted.

Spirit Week August 6th

Marching Band Spirit Week!!!

Monday – Crazy Sock, Hat, and Hair Day

Tuesday – Super hero Day

Wednesday – Meme/Vine Day

Thursday – Character Day

Friday – PJ Day