Weekly Cadence

December 6, 2021

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

Band Fees

You can make online payments at the link below. When making a payment online, please be sure to include your student's name on the checkout page. Thank you!

If you have questions, contact Erin Thompson, Treasurer, at treasurer@fcbands.org.

Winter Flower Fundraiser Unload & Pick-Up

Our Winter Flower fundraiser has officially wrapped up! If you have not already done so, please sign up for a pick-up time.

If you are willing and able to help unload the flowers when the truck arrives, please reach out to Melissa Davis to let her know.

Volunteer Sign Ups

The Event Volunteer Sign Ups are LIVE! Click the link below to sign up for the 5 slot commitment. Our next event is the Indiana Percussion Association (IPA) Invitational on February 12th.

Volunteering - Franklin Central High School Bands

Concert & Winter Bands

Side-by-Side Concert

On Tuesday, December 14th at 6:30pm the Wind Symphony will have a winter Side-by-Side concert with the FCJHS bands.

Pep Band

Pep Band will have 2 more practices before winter break. Practice on 12/10 will be during CCR time. The final practice will be on 12/13 after school until 4:45.

Sounds of the Season

Sounds of the Season is Franklin Central's holiday extravaganza featuring the Performing Arts Department's premier ensembles. ALL shows have SOLD OUT! Never fear, they will be LIVE streamed this year.

To watch via livestream, get your tickets here.

REHEARSALS (Static Havoc, Electric Mayhem, Wind Ensemble, and winds in Philharmonic):

Monday 12/6 ~ 2:15pm - 6:15pm

Tuesday 12/7 ~ 2:15pm - 6:15pm

Wednesday 12/8 (dress rehearsal) ~ 2:15pm - 6:15pm


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We are pleased to announce that John and Wendy Myers will be this year's percussion liaison team! If you have any questions about the activity, practices, etc. please reach out to them. If they don't have the answers they will reach out to the director/staff and get them for you.

Practices this week:

Tue, 12/7 - 6-9pm

Thu, 12/9 - 6-9pm

Students and families are encouraged to join our Percussion Symphony Families and Friends group on Facebook. Pictures, announcements, and more are shared via this group.

Questions? Contact us at percussionliaison@fcbands.org

IPA Clinic Day

Congratulations to our FC percussion members who participated and won awards at the IPA I&E this past weekend.


Sydney Davis (placed 2nd)

Jack Matczak

Katherine Hancock

Mikaili Commissiong


Caleb Forrester (placed 1st)

Morgan Hammond (placed 2nd)

Maverick Myers


Nolen Richardson (placed 2nd)

Carson Schleup (placed 3rd)

Ian Watson

IPA's page featured Caleb Forrester on their page!

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The first Winter Guard payment was due on December 1st. If you have not made that payment, please process it now. Online payments can be made HERE. Please contact the Treasurer at treasurer@fcbands.org if you need to set up a payment arrangement.

Practice Schedule

The practice schedule for this week is below. Students must attend every practice. if you have a rare conflict that can’t be avoided, email Adam Faircloth immediately.

Open Winter Guard

· Tuesday - 2:30pm to 5:30pm – Annex

· Thursday – 6:00pm to 9:00pm – HS Aux Gym

· Friday – 6:00pm to 9:00pm – HS Aux Gym

· Saturday – 2:00pm to 6:00pm Annex

A Winter Guard

· Tuesday - 6:00pm to 9:00pm - HS Aux Gym

· Thursday - 3:30pm to 6:00pm - Annex

· Friday - 3:30pm to 5:30pm - Annex

Regional A Winter Guard

· Tuesday - 6:00pm to 9:00pm - HS Band Room

· Thursday - 6:00pm to 9:00pm - HS Band Room

· Friday – 6:00pm to 8:30pm – HS Aux Gym

Questions? Contact Valarie Solomon, Guard Liaison

Prop Help Needed

We need your help! We are looking for parents of various skill sets to help with the preparation of props for all three guards. No matter what your skill set, we have a job for you! We need help with design, building, painting, repair work, cleanup, and pushing props at the competition. Come to the parent informational meeting on Tuesday at 5:45pm to learn more. The location will be announced soon. If you are not able to attend the meeting, please email Chris Chandler for more information.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Do you own a business or have an employer that would be interested in donating towards a Band Booster sponsorship? For every sponsor you are able to secure, you will receive 10% of the donation to your student’s band account. Franklin Central Band Boosters is a 503(c)(3) tax exempt organization. Your donation is tax deductible.

For more information about sponsoring the band, Click Here.

Questions? sponsor@fcbands.org




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Suggestions for the Weekly Cadence?

Email: Amanda Groce, Engagement Coordinator, at engagement@fcbands.org