FC Bands Weekly Cadence

April 5, 2021

Here is everything you need to know about the Franklin Central Bands program right now.

Band Practice & Performance Schedule

Click on the band calendar link below for the most up to date information on band practice and performance schedules.

Band Parent Meeting

Our next band parent meeting will be Wednesday, April 7th at 7:30pm. A zoom link will be sent out to all parents on Wednesday morning.

Band Fees

Timely payments are essential to the success of the band program. Students with past due balances may not be able to participate in the next season. Use the link below to pay online. If you have questions, contact Becky Richardson, Treasurer, at treasurer@fcbands.org.

Concert Band

Band Concert News

Each band class will have two rehearsals in April to practice and record their ISSMA pieces. Students should dress nicely (boys: dress pants and polo or button-down shirt and girls: dress pants and blouse or dress that goes below the knee while sitting and the shoulders covered).

Concert Band (period 2)

Wednesday, April 14th: 3:15pm - 4:30pm

Thursday, April 15th: 3:15pm - 4:30pm

Symphonic Band (period 3)

Wednesday, April 14th: 4:45pm - 6:00pm

Thursday, April 15th: 4:45pm - 6:00pm

Wind Symphony (period 4)

Monday, April 19th: 3:15pm - 4:30pm

Tuesday, April 20th: 3:15pm - 4:30pm

Wind Ensemble (period 5)

Monday, April 19th: 4:45pm - 6:00pm

Tuesday, April 20th: 4:45pm - 6:00pm

Spring Concert

The Spring Concert will be held on Wednesday, May 12th and Thursday, May 13th. More information about these dates will be provided after spring break.

Marching Band

Marching Band 2021

Marching band dates have been added to the Band Calendar.

Important Things:

  • Mandatory practices will occur the week of October 11 (second week of fall break).
  • Incoming Freshman callouts will be in May.
  • All Winds will have practices on Friday evenings in June and July.
  • Dates for percussion tryouts and practice will be added soon.

Questions? ask@fcbands.org

Winter Guard

Upcoming Practices - Varsity

April 6th - 6:00pm - 9:00pm High School

April 8th - 6:00pm - 9:00pm High School

April 9th - TBD

April 10th - State Finals! State Breakfast!

April 11th - 12:45pm ALL GUARDS - meet in band room at HS to watch Finals Awards

Itinerary for State Finals:


Tickets for State Finals must be purchased in advance. Only 2 tickets per performer. Purchase your tickets here:


Live Stream Order Link: https://newfive.wufoo.com/forms/z1kaehdq17gp7jh/

Varsity State Breakfast

Varsity State Breakfast will be held Saturday, April 10th at 8am in Room 700. Breakfast will be provided.

Fall Color Guard Auditions - April 19th through April 22nd

Spread the word!

Register Here: https://bit.ly/3cRdgCJ

Franklin Central Bands Color Guard auditions for the Fall season are being held April 19th through April 22nd from 6pm to 9pm. We are accepting new students grades 7 to 11. No experience necessary. For more information and to register click here: https://bit.ly/3cRdgCJ

Band Payment

The final varsity payment of $100 was due Thursday, April 1st. JV fees should be paid in full. Students with past due balances may not be able to participate in the next season. Use the link below to pay online. If you have questions or need to make payment arrangements, contact Becky Richardson, Treasurer, at treasurer@fcbands.org.

Winter Guard Questions?

Email: Becky Richardson, Winter Guard Liaison at GuardLiaison@fcbands.org.

Percussion Symphony

Upcoming Rehearsals

4/6 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

4/8 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

4/9 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

4/10 - 9:00am to 4:00pm/WGI Recording - 2 guests per performer

4/13 - 8:00pm Community Night

4/17 - WGI Finals/group get together to hear WGI Finals announcement

Community Day and End of Season Party

More info coming soon!
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Band Payment

Our 5th payment and final payment of $170 was due Thursday, April 1st. Please be sure to make your payments on time. If you need to set up a payment plan or discuss payment arrangements, please reach out to the Band Booster Treasurer at: treasurer@fcbands.org

Remind Sign-up

Sign up for Remind by adding fcbands-ip in the Remind app or by sending @fcbands-ip

via text message to 81010. Remind will be used to send out important updates throughout the season.

Percussion Symphony Questions?

Email: Jessica Lee, Percussion Symphony Liaison at PercussionLiaison@fcbands.org


Spring Flower Fundraiser

This is the final week of the fundraiser.Now is the time to start earning money towards your band fees! We are selling 9 varieties of 10" hanging baskets. The sale ends on April 9th and payments and orders need to be deposited in the white box outside of the band office. Payments should be one check payable to FCBB or pay for your flowers online. Flowers will be ready for pick up at the high school on Tuesday, April 27th, well before Mother's Day (May 9th). The flowers will cost $22 each with $6 going to student band accounts. This is your opportunity to make Marching Band affordable! Click Here for the webstore or to download and print the order form.

If you have any questions, contact Travis Sears, fundraising@fcbands.org.

Get Connected with FC BANDS


The Franklin Central Bands website is our #1 source for communication.

Suggestions for the Weekly Cadence?

Email: Valarie Solomon, Engagement Coordinator at Engagement@fcbands.org