LGPE: OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCES!
Mr. Reid and Mr. Ehrlich are very proud of all three bands on their scores from the LGPE performances on March 8th! The scores were:
Job well done to the students and directors after months of intense preparation! Now they begin to prepare new fun music for the Spring Concert in April.
BAND PLACEMENT AUDITIONS
Band placement auditions will be Thursday, March 29th, after school. Click here for the live Google Doc of students that have signed up for auditions. This document will be updated as students sign up on the band bulletin board. All students in 9th, 10th & 11th grades must sign up for a time slot. Seniors will have an alternative assignment.
If students have a legitimate conflict, they should talk to Mr. Reid or Mr. Ehrlich.
Remember that we have created a page under the About Us tab above, titled Concert Programs. Concert programs from every concert of this school year are posted so that you can view music pieces played, other included information and print a hard copy if desired.
2018 MARCHING BAND AND COLOR GUARD REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!
Click on the Register button above for details and to sign up!
DRUM MAJOR AND LEADERSHIP CLINICS
Any marching band students that wish to try out for drum major or be a part of leadership for the 2018 season should attend the clinics on the dates listed below. Questions: Contact Mr. Reid or Mr. Ehrlich.
CHOCOLATE SALE FUNDRAISER
The chocolate sale has been extended! Keep selling chocolate to pay down your band fees for this year and next. All band class, marching band and color/winter guard members are eligible to sell chocolate bars and earn $30 account credit for every box sold.
Pick up a box to sell now and over spring break! ALL MONEY FOR ALL CHOCOLATE IS DUE ON WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11TH. Email Leslie Gibson at Lrg@tgc1.com with any questions.
How the sale will be run:
Schedule of rehearsals and competitions is posted on the calendar tab above.
WINTER GUARD COMPETITIONS
The Winter Guard performed their show "The Queen" excellently on Saturday, March 3rd, in the Mill Creek competition and will now move on to their 4th competition on Saturday, March 17th, at Flowery Branch H.S. (6603 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch 30542). We highly encourage the Centennial band family to support our talented Winter Guard by cheering them on that day. This competition starts at 11 a.m. The entry cost is $9. Our guard is competing against five other guards in the Scholastic Regional A Division. Centennial is the first guard to perform in the division at 1:26 p.m. So come on out with some good ol' Centennial spirit and pride! Go Knights!
Jazz Band rehearsals are on most Tuesdays through May 8th from 3:45 - 5:15 p.m. (See calendar tab above for specific dates.) Mr. Reid is the director with guest jazz artists.
The participation fee is $80. Please pay by cash or check payable to "CHS Band Boosters" and place in an envelope labeled with student's name and jazz band. Then place the envelope in the drop box outside Mr. Reid's office. This fee will pay for guest artists, music and the jazz festival.
These sessions are held most Thursdays from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. through the end of March in the Centennial band room and are for any and all interested in percussion for next marching band season. No percussion experience necessary. See calendar tab above for exact dates. Haynes and Holcomb Eighth Graders are very, very welcome!
BAND CLASS AND MARCHING BAND SECTION AND SENIOR PICTURES AVAILABLE
Band pictures that were taken in class in November, along with marching band section and senior pictures taken during band camp, are available from Legacy Studios. Follow these steps to view and purchase pictures:
Go to: LegacyStudios.com
Click on "Buy Pictures"
Choose "2016 - 2018 Pictures"
Enter online code: 6090B181
Choose "November 2017" gallery for pictures taken in band class or choose "August 2017" for marching band section and senior pictures
Click on thumbnail image
Look for the green "Buy Now" tag
Please note: In email exchanges with Legacy, they clarified that digital images are not sent on a CD; a downloadable file is offered. If you want to place a photograph order, please contact their Customer Service at 800-348-4360.
HELP WANTED FOR 2018 BOARD & COMMITTEES!
The Band Board is looking for volunteers who would like to get involved in a different way. Some positions can be done from home with a computer, while others require feet on the ground. We will have the following committee positions available:
The Board would also gladly welcome any parents interested in sharing/shadowing the following Board positions with current officers. All but one of these volunteers have a rising senior so next year will be their last: