WINTER DRUMLINE / WINTER GUARD SCHEDULES
PLEASE GET INSTRUMENT RENTAL PAYMENTS IN ASAP!
PLEASE GET CONCERT ATTIRE CONTRACTS AND RENTAL PAYMENTS IN ASAP!
SA 11 All Day Winter Drumline Comp. Grassfield HS
SA 18 All Day Winter Guard/Drumline Comp Mt. Vernon HS
SA 25 Morning - Early Afternoon All State Auditions JMU
SA 25 Evening Show Choir Competition Thomas Dale HS
M 27 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm Wind Ensemble/APE Rehearsal
W 1 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm Wind Ensemble/APE Rehearsal
SA 4 All Day Show Choir Competition Manchester HS
Winter Drumline Competition February 11, 2023
Location: Grassfield High School
2007 Scenic Parkway, Chesapeake VA 23323
7:30 am - Doors open (Door 8) at CFHS
8:00 am - Tap-off for morning rehearsal
10:30 am - Load truck/trailer
11:00 am - Load Bus
11:10 am - Depart CFHS for Grassfield High School
2:00 pm - Arrive at Grassfield High School
2:28 pm - Check in
3:18 pm - Warm up
3:36 pm - Transit
3:45 pm - On deck
3:54 pm - Perform
4:15 pm - Load truck
5:52 pm - Awards
6:20 pm - Load buses
6:30 pm - Depart for CFHS
9:30ish pm - Arrive / Unload / Go home
Remember: You will need all costume pieces. YOU WILL NEED TO BRING FOOD AND/OR MONEY TO PURCHASE FOOD AT THE SITE!
Winter Guard Competition February 18, 2023
Location: Mt. Vernon High School
8515 Old Mt. Vernon Rd, Alexandria VA 22309
6:00 am - Call time/Load props
6:15 am - Leave Forge
7:15 am - Arrive at Mt. Vernon HS
7:23 am - Check in
8:13 am - Body Warm up
8:20 am - Transit
8:25 am - Equipment Warm up
8:32 am - Transit
8:37 am - On deck
8:44 am - Perform
9 am - Load up props/put away equipment
9:30 - 11:30 am - Change/eat/watch other groups
11:41 am - Awards
12ish pm - Load bus/Leave for Forge
1ish pm - Arrive at Forge/Unload props
1:15ish pm - Release
CONGRATS ON A GREAT FINISH AT PATRIOT!
WHAT A GREAT START TO THE SEASON!
TAG DAY 2022!!!!
Thank you to all of the parent drivers, runners, money counters, motivators, and band students for a successful tag day! To date we have raised about $11,500.00 which approximately works out to a haul of $30 an hour for each student participating! Great Job!
A special shoutout to Caroline Grant for organizing, mapping, and making this event go!
You can still donate below!
2022-2023 Band Calendar
Finally! It is here! Please note some dates/locations may change. If there is an update Version # and Update Date will change. Thanks for your patience!
Removed away games for beginning of September.
Changed Date of Homecoming.
Removed Oct 15 Competition.
Added Newibie Night (October 28)
Added Show Choir Dates in Feb & Mar.
Removed Hosting All-District Middle School Band on February 10-11 2023
Changed Assessment Timeline due to the shift of the Assessment dates.
Removed Tuesday Feb. 7 Wind Ensemble/APE Rehearsal
Removed Wednesday Feb. 15 Wind Ensemble/APE Rehearsal
Removed Wednesday February 22 Assessment Concert
Removed TH-F March 2-3 Assessment
ADDED T March 21 Wind Ensemble/APE Rehearsal
ADDED M March 27 Wind Ensemble/APE Rehearsal
ADDED T March 28 Assessment Concert - Concert Band/Symphonic Band/Wind Ensemble/APE
ADDED TH-F March 30-31 Assessment - Concert Band/Symphonic Band/Wind Ensemble/APE
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