Sale is October 4-27 - Orders Due with money by Band-O-Rama Concert - Apple and Blueberry Pies - Cost per pie is $9 or 3 for $25 - $2.50 per pie in individual account - All Music Groups Selling (All MS and HS Bands and HS Choir) - Pies will be assembled on November 11 and 12 at Kent City Middle School - Pie pick up will be on November 12 at Kent City Middle School
Friday - March 11 Attire - Wear Jeans - Show shirts or hoodies and black marching shoes - no tennis shoes or hats.
Money - Only need to bring money if you intend on purchasing concessions. Suggested $10-$15 for average concessions although it is $2 hot dog night.
Rules - Students must go places in pairs at the Van Andel and inform an adult when they leave the main ice area. This will help with students losing track of time or getting lost.
5pm - Meet at Band Room and Load 5:30pm - Leave KC 7:02pm - Perform O Canada and National Anthem - Watch lots of hockey 9:30pm ish - Leave arena 10:20pm ish - Arrive at Kent City High School
Griffins Performance Information
Leadership Team 2016
Drum Majors: Kelly Sikorski, Isaac Schnicke, and Haley Kozal
Section Leaders: Flutes/Low Reeds: Abigail Rode and Cosette Wood Clarinets: Jessica Barnard French Horns: Brady Fritz Trumpets: Devin Loew Trombones/Tubas: Sarah Sizemore Baritones: Katie VanLaan Guard and Percussion - TBA (if needed)
General Leadership Council Members: Katie Schneider-Thomas and Jacob Podell
Curtain Call - Student Info for Friday
West Shore Invitational held at Rockford HS Ticket prices are $8 for adults and $6 for students and seniors.
ALSO - Davenport University Performance
October 29 9am - Stretch/Rehearsal/Run Through 12pm - Load Trailers 12:45pm - Lunch and get into bibbers 1:45pm - Leave KC 2:30pm - Arrive - Use Bathroom - Stretch - Unload Trailer - Get into Uniform 3:15pm - Uniform inspection and Footwarmup 3:45pm - Warmup 4:30pm - Performance 5:15pm - Awards - Along south bleachers/endzone 5:30pm - Pack up and get out of uniforms, quickly
6pm - Watch Sparta 6:15pm - Watch Mt. Pleasant 6:30pm - Watch Stevensville Lakeshore 6:45pm - Load Bus 7:15pm - Arrive at Kent City, Unload Trailers
6pm - MS Students Report to the Library (MS Students be dressed up for Halloween)
6pm - HS Band Reports to the Band Room, get into Uniform and warmup
Concert begins at 6:30pm
The concert will last approximately 1 hour and 50
This is a great opportunity to turn-in the pie fundraiser.
There may be a 50/50 and cider and donuts for sale.
Jenison Invitational October 22 Ticket prices are $8 for adults and $6 for students/senior citizens. We also offer a family rate of $25 for two adults and immediate children.
9:45am - Stretch/ Rehearsal/Run Through 12:45pm - Load Trailer 1:15pm - Lunch and Get into Bibbers 2pm Leave KC 3pm - Arrive - Use Bathrooms - Stretch - Unload Trailer - Get into uniform - Assemble props (parents) 3:40pm - Uniform Inspection & Foot Warmup 3:55pm - Warmup 5pm - Perform - Stand in Endzone - Watch GVSU Band 5:30pm - Awards - Back to trailers to load and get out of uniform - Use bathrooms, head to buses 6:30pm - Leave Jenison 7:30pm 'ish' - Arrive back at Kent City and Unload
Tickets are $8 for Adults and $6 for students/seniors 11am - Rehearsal 2pm- Load Trailers 2:30pm - Eat and Get Into Bibbers 3:30pm - Leave KC 4:30pm - Arrive - Use Bathrooms - Unload Trailers - Stretch - Get into Uniforms 5:10pm - Uniform Inspection and Foot Warmup 5:35pm - Warmup 6:45pm - Performance - Pit take Care of Instruments, We will stay in uniform and stay at the stadium. 7:30pm - Awards 8:15pm - Leave Belding 9:15pm 'ish' - Arrive at Kent City, Unload, Dismiss
October 12 MSBOA Marching Band Districts at Greenville HS
Admission $5 for all ages Programs are $1
1:45pm - Load Trailer, Get into Uniform 2:15pm - Leave Kent City HS 3:15pm - Arrive at Greenville HS 4:15pm - Warmup 5pm - Perform - Get out of uniform - Bring $ for concessions - Sit and watch bands until awards *****NOTE***** We may opt to only watch a few bands and send the band back before awards. This will be dependent on director's discretion.
8:15pm - Awards 9:30pm 'ish' - Arrive at Kent City, Unload Trailer, Take Care of Inst. Dismissed
This event occurs during the Band Camp revisited. This is an opportunity to help generate some funds to support the band during this competitive season. Please help your student with collecting sponsors.
March A Thon - September 24
5:45am - Meet at HS and get into uniform 6:30am - Leave KCHS 6:45am - Arrive and Unload 7:30am - Warmup 8:15am - Performance - After performance, load trailer and head back to watch other bands. We will be competing in Class C this year, not D. We will want to watch some other groups. 9:45am - Awards 10am - Leave Cedar 10:15am - Back to KCHS - Unload Trailer and Take care of uniforms. Students dismissed by 11am (pending the time to take care of uniforms)
October 1 Red Flannel Festival
Due to some scheduling difficulties, we are going to shift the Band Camp Revisited rehearsal to 1pm-9pm. We will feed the students dinner. Parents, you are welcome to come and watch the final run through at 8:45pm.
Band Camp Revisited TIME CHANGE
Dress Up Days for Band Camp: Monday - Red and White Day Tuesday - Super Hero Day Wednesday - Under the Sea (Beach Day) Thursday - 'Merica Day Friday - Section Pride Day (wear your section shirts) Saturday - Show Shirt and Khakis