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.

  • Saturday, March 12th TBA Orange County
  • Saturday, March 26th TBA Orange County
  • Saturday, April 9th Colony High School (PRELIMS)
  • Saturday, April 30th TBA Orange County (FINALS)

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.

Schedule

Clinics start Tuesday, November 30th and continue until Thursday, December 16th.

  • 3:00pm – 5:00pm Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday

There will be no clinics on Tuesday 12/14 and Wednesday 12/15. We will have our last clinic on Thursday, December 16th.

Winter Break Camp
There will be a 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 2022 drumline production, therefore it is important that we have full attendance.

  • Tuesday, December 28th 10-5
  • Wednesday, December 29th 10-5

Rehearsals begin January 3 through April 28

  • 3:00pm – 5:00pm  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
  • 5:30pm – 9:00pm  Thursday
  • Saturday, February 26th 10am-5pm
  • Saturday, March 19th 10am-5pm

Winter Drumline begins November 2021 through April 2022. 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 $250 per student, which is the contribution amount requested. This does not include the cost for the costume.

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