Event Page

Visit the drumline event page for additional event details and sign-ups.

Competitions
Competitions are mandatory and graded. Students are required to be at every competition. Failure to do so will result in a withdrawal from the ensemble.

DRUMLINE

Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Course Duration:  Semester
Prerequisite:  Teacher Recommendation

Drumline consists of the battery (snare drums, tenor drums, bass drums, and cymbals) and the pit (marimbas, vibes, bells, synths, and auxiliary). Drumline performs a wide variety of musical styles. The class combines performance/competition preparation with technical and musical instruction at the introductory level through advanced level. Membership requires dedication and commitment to participate fully in rehearsals, field trips, performances, and regional/national competitions outside of regular school hours. An important focus of this course is the preparation and presentation of public performances.

Useful Links

WGASC/ADLA

Schedule

Clinics

  • Monday 11/28 3:40pm – 6:00pm
  • Tuesday 11/29 3:40pm – 6:00pm
  • Wednesday 11/30 3:40pm – 6:00pm

Winter Break Camp
There will be a very important 2-day rehearsal camp over Winter Break. Students must communicate to staff if they cannot be present at least a week in advance. During this camp the students will begin learning the 2023 drumline production, therefore it is important that we have full attendance.

  • Tuesday 1/3 9:00am-4:00pm
  • Wednesday 1/4 9am-4:00pm

Rehearsal Schedule

Rehearsals begin Monday, December 5th and concludes Thursday, April 27th

  • Monday 5:30pm – 9:00pm
  • Tuesday 3:40pm – 6:30pm
  • Thursday 3:40pm – 6:30pm

Winter Drumline begins December 2022 through April 2023. Students interested in participating in Winter Drumline are asked to include their name in the signup sheet posted on the Band Room door.

Please note that the budget costs to implement Winter Drumline have been calculated to about $440 per student, which is the contribution amount requested. This does not include the cost for the costume.

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