4:15 Band Room Unlocked
Regardless of report time (Huddle, Senior, or Regular Time), students should arrive with show hair done, in maroons & grays, with a full water jug, and all needed items for the game.
4:45 Hometown Huddle Line Up
Hometown Huddle is located at the city park, just South of the ESC. We will utilize a small group composed of Student leaders, drumline, and a few other selected students to fill in parts. No front ensemble or guard. Band room will be unlocked for this group at 4:15. Line Up is at 4:45 by the ticket booth located at the SouthWest corner of Football Stadium. Students participating should wear travel shirt and black shorts for this event. Music: JB and Fight Song. At 5:00 we will lead the cheerleaders and football team to the city park. Be flexible, attentive, and ready to do something at the last minute. Some years there is time to parade around the block by all the exhibits - we will see how things are structured and how much time is available. Get back quickly after performance. Get ready for Senior Night or Sectionals.
5:00 Senior Uniform Check Out
This is for Seniors only. Uniform checkout for Juniors, Sophomores, and Freshman will start at 5:30.
6:15-7:00 Senior Family Photos at the Stadium
Photos taken with Mr. Hillock & Miss Annie at the Northwest corner (where band lines up for halftime performances) of the football stadium prior to the game.
7:00-7:22 Senior & Family Recognition
Seniors all walk out on field with families in alphabetical order. Each senior and family will step forward when Mr. Gartner announces them. Additional details/instructions will be shared that evening before the event.
It should be noted that family members may attend the Band Senior Recognition free of charge, but must have a ticket in order to attend the football game or watch the halftime performance.
5:30 Uniform Check Out.
Juniors, Sophomores, and Freshman should arrive with show hair done, in maroons & grays, with a full water jug, and all needed items for the game.
6:00 - 6:20 Sectional Warm Ups.
Roll Taken at this time. Separate Warm Ups for sections in the Music Building. Front Ensemble timeline and warm up defined by Mr. Martin. Time spent here is Regular Warm Ups, Tuning, Banner, as well as touching spots of show music as needed.
Students should have everything needed for the game at this point - uniform, instrument, water jug, flip folder when seated for this portion of rehearsal in preparation for transition to stadium.
6:20 - 6:30 Ensemble Warm Up in Concert Band Room
Play through Banner, Alma Mater, and contest music as needed. Students should have everything needed for the game at this point - uniform, instrument, flip folder, etc. when seated for this portion of rehearsal in preparation for transition to stadium.
6:35 Transit to Stadium.
Single file in order of rows to stadium. Front Ensemble move equipment to holding area for halftime performance. Join remainder of group to be seated for pre-game.
6:50 Seated in Stadium.
Get properly arranged. Senior Recognition with Families (begins at 7:00). Perform the National Anthem.
6:40 Transit to Stadium
Single file in order of rows to stadium.
6:55 Seated in Stadium.
Get properly arranged. Recognition of band seniors @ 7:00. Perform the National Anthem.
7:00 Band Senior Recognition
Congratulations Seniors and Parents.
7:30 Game Begins
1st Quarter - play some; 2nd Quarter - more conservative & preserve chops for halftime performance - spend time refocusing sound; Perform at halftime; 3rd Quarter - fruit & water, play some; 4th Quarter - play a lot.
10:15 Estimated Conclusion of Game.
Talk Time. Uniform Check-In. Make sure you put away (properly) or take home all items. Do not leave the band room in a mess!
11:15 Band Room Locked
Go home and get some good rest. First contest of the season tomorrow!!!!!