2020 TCR MARCHING BAND ENROLL

2020 TCR MARCHING BAND ENROLLMENT FORM
Posted on 03/08/2020
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Some highlights/incentives for next year include:

AWESOME UNIFORMS!!!
Free student admission to all football games.
Opportunities to perform and compete with one of the most successful bands in NC.
Leadership opportunities (looks great for colleges, scholarships and employers).
Opportunities to make awesome friends in all grade levels.
Amazing support from a world-class instructional staff.
Frequent field trips for off-campus performances.
Memories that last a lifetime!

May 5, 2020 MARCHING BAND KICKOFF MEETING:
6:00pm Rising 9th Grade Parents/Students, in Media Center
6:30pm EVERYONE (Including 8th Grade Parents/Students), in Theatre

All marching band members and their parents should attend this very important meeting where we have paper work completed/turned in, fees paid, measurements for uniforms taken, t-shirts issued and show theme revealed.

May 18-21, SPRING TRAINING, 3:15-5pm, TCR Band Room
These rehearsals are designed to give students a head start with memorizing music and learning how to practice over the summer in preparations for the upcoming season.

BAND CAMP:
July 25, 9am-1:30am DCI Atlanta Field Trip (Included in marching band fee)
July 27-31, 5:00-9:00pm, PERCUSSION, LEADERSHIP TEAM AND COLOR GUARD ONLY
August 3-7, 8:00am-3:00pm, EVERYONE
August 18, 5:00-7:00pm EVERYONE
August 19, 3:30-5:00 COLOR GUARD, LEADERSHIP TEAM AND PERCUSSION ONLY
August 20, 3:30-5:30 EVERYONE

REHEARSALS:
Tuesdays, EVERYONE 4:30-6:30pm
Wednesdays, PERCUSSION, LEADERSHIP TEAM AND GUARD ONLY 3:15-5:00pm
Thursdays, EVERYONE 3:15-5:00pm

After October 24th, rehearsals will be limited to Thursdays, 3:30-5:00pm. Students will still be required to attend games and parades.

GAMES:
8/21 or 8/28 TBD – Not sure which day there is a game, still waiting on these dates.
9/11 Home (Asheville)
9/25 Home (West Henderson/MS Night)
10/16 Home (Enka/Homecoming)
10/23 Away (N. Henderson)
10/30 Home (Tuscola/Senior Night)
11/6 Away (ACR)

Possible Playoff Games:
11/13, 11/20, 11/27

COMPETITIONS:
September 25 (Enka)
October 10 (AC Reynolds)
October 24 (N. Henderson)

Attendance for competitions is non-negotiable. Block out 9am-11pm for Saturday competitions, detailed schedules will be sent a week in advance.

FINANCES:
The fee is $200 per student with a 50% discount for each additional sibling. New members will also need to purchase shoes, gloves, lyre, flip folder, black socks (~$50). No student will be denied the opportunity to be in marching band due to financial circumstances. You may use your student account to cover fees, you can also spread payments out over a longer period of time to help make it more manageable. We also have limited scholarship opportunities as well. An invoice for the fee will be sent out via email in early May.


THANK YOU!

Jim Kirkpatrick
Director of Bands
james.kirkpatrick@bcsemail.org