2019-2020 Band Information


Attached is the information for the upcoming 2019-2020 Marching Band Season! Click to download the following documents:

2019-2020 Band Camp Packet - Forms due July 8 / Camp payments due July 19 (checks to WABB)

2019-2020 Event Times

2019 Kennywood Information Letter

2019 fair details:information for students


QUICK Parent & Student Reminders:

*Band Camp forms & copy of student medical insurance cards are DUE ASAP!

*Gatorade Mix & Sunscreen Donation request needed!

*Band Camp Payments Due by July 19 (checks made payable to WABB, Inc.)

*Mandatory Band Camp Parent & Student meeting - Tues. July 23 @ 5:30 - 6:15 (auditorium)

*Dickies Brand Khaki shorts must be ordered prior to camp by parents (ordering instructions & info attached)

Upcoming July & August Band Events:

1. June FULL Band Rehearsal Schedule (no band front):

*Wed. June 26 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

2. July FULL Band Rehearsals (no band front): - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

*Tuesday, July 2 then...

*Tuesday & Thursday evenings July 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25

3. July Sectional practices:

 *Morning Music Sectionals:

*Mondays/Wednesdays starting on July 8 (9:30am-11:00)–Flutes, Clar., Sax, Horn

*Tuesdays/Thursdays starting on July 9: (9:30am-11:00) –Trumpets, Trombones, Tenor Sax, Tuba

*Tuesdays/Thursdays starting on July 9: (1:30pm – 3:30) – Drum Line Percussion

4. Marching Practices for 1st yr & Squad Leaders, Section leaders, Drum Majors, & Band Front Captains & silk rookies

*REQUIRED: squad/section leaders, captains/drum majors & 1st yr students both band & band front

*Monday, July 22 - 6:30-8pm on the field

*Wednesday, July 24 - 6:30-8pm on the field

Tennis Shoes/Sneakers REQUIRED!

*(No instruments needed)

3. *IMPORTANT* - Band Camp Parent/Student Meeting:

*Tuesday, July 23

*5:30-6:30 in the HS auditorium

*At least one family member must attend

*Spring 2020 Band Trip information will also be discussed!

*Chaperone meeting to follow afterward the main mtg.

4. Band Camp Departure:

*Sunday, July 28

*Band Room opens: 10:00am

*Luggage checks: 11:00-12:00

*Buses depart: 12:45

*Students will need to eat lunch PRIOR to arriving at school!!!

5. Mid-Week Parent Visitation to Wesley Woods:

*Wednesday, July 31

*Parents may visit and watch the evening field rehearsal

*Earliest permitted arrival: 6:45

*Parents must stay at the field until after the rehearsal.

*details/directions TBA

6. Meet the Band Night Parent Show:

*Friday, August 2 @ 7:00pm

*Location: Wilmington Area HS Stadium

*students are dismissed following the show

7. Band Camp 2 Mandatory practices at WAHS stadium

*Tuesday, August 6, 13, & 20

*6:30pm - 9:00pm (marching rehearsals outside)

8. Kennywood Fall Parade Day Trip (mandatory performance)

*Wednesday, August 7

*Report time to WAHS is 9:30am

*Summer uniform attire

*Parade @ 7:00pm

*Return to HS at 10:00pm

*Students need money for meals

9. Lawrence County Fair Performance

*Wednesday, August 14

*Report time to WAHS is 4:00pm

*Summer uniform attire

*Performance 6:00-7:00pm

*More info to come

10. 1st Home FB Game vs. Sharon HS

*Friday, August 23

*Field rehearsal 5:00

*Uniform inspection 6:15

*Pre-game begins at 6:50

***We are currently looking for 6-8 chaperones for the Kennywood day trip on Wed. Aug. 7. Please contact Mr. Nickel @ nickel@wasd.school if interested.

Other Important Dates/Events:

1. August 6 @ 6:30-9pm: Mandatory Band Practice (Band & Band Front)

2. August 7 - Kennywood Day Trip/Parade (Arrive at WAHS by 8:30am)

*Chaperones will need to purchase Park Passes in advance

*Band members receive free park passes

*Discounted tickets sold at GNC credit union and Giant Eagle

3. August 13 @ 6:30-9pm: Mandatory Band Practices (Band & Band Front)

4. August 14 - Lawrence County Fair Performance (Arrive at HS by 4:00)

5. August 20 - @ 6:30-9pm: Mandatory Band Practices (Band & Band Front)

6. August 24 - 1st Home Football Game vs, Sharon H.S.

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