Weekly Cadence

November 21, 2021

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

Marching Band Banquet at The Atrium

Tuesday, Nov. 23rd, 6:30-9pm

3143 Thompson Road

Indianapolis, IN

Tuesday evening we gather to celebrate the storm! Enjoy time with your marching band mates and reminisce on the fantastic season you had.

Band Fees

Payments for the 2021 marching season should be complete.

Please note: Students with past due fees may not be able to participate in elective programs (ie, Winter Guard, Percussion Symphony, etc) until their accounts are paid up to date.

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.

11/18 Parent Meeting Recording & Minutes

In case you missed it, here are the link to the recording and the minutes from last week's Booster Parents Meeting.


Our Winter Flower Fundraiser ends Monday, November 22nd. Students will receive a credit of $6 for every flower and/or succulent sold, and $12 for each porch pot.

Pickup is Monday, December 6th. Sign up now for your pickup time if you have not already.

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


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Congratulations to all of our 2022 Indoor Percussion participants! Please be sure to visit the Percussion Symphony page to complete your registration no later than December 1st.

We will only have practice on Monday from 6p - 9p this week due to the banquet and Thanksgiving holiday.

Questions? Contact us at percussionliaison@fcbands.org


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Practice Schedule:

Important, please note the practice time change on Tuesday. Only Open Guard will have practice.

Open Winter Guard

· Tuesday - 2:30pm to 4:30pm – Annex

A Winter Guard

· No practice this week.

Regional A Winter Guard

· No practice this week.

Winter Guard Registration:

All registration forms are due by Tuesday, November 23rd. The forms can be completed electronically HERE.

Questions? Contact Valarie Solomon, Guard Liaison

Concert & Winter Bands

Winter Concert

Concert Band, Symphonic Band, and Wind Symphony will have their winter concert on December 1st. Students must be in their concert dress that night. Each band will rehearse after school on 11/30 (Concert from 2:15-3, Symphonic from 3-3:45, and Wind Symphony from 3:45-4:30.)

Jazz Kitchen performance

Jazz Ensembles 1 and 2 will perform at the Jazz Kitchen in Broadripple on Sunday, December 5th. Tickets are $35 and include a buffet-style lunch. Tickets can be purchased at https://www.fcbands.org/jazz-kitchen.html. Only 9 tickets remaining!! (Performers do not need a ticket)

Pep Band

Pep Band will have 3 more practices before winter break. Practices on 12/3 and 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. Students from show choirs, concert choirs, Wind Ensemble, Electric Mayhem, Static Havoc, advanced percussion, and the philharmonic orchestra all take part in annually spreading cheer at sold out performances for nearly 5,000 spectators. Each performance also features a Franklin Township elementary, intermediate, or junior high school choir as guest performer. Come and enjoy the spectacle and wonder of the season!

Tickets are almost sold out. Purchase yours now so you don't miss out!

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



Christmas is coming! Time to order gifts for family, friends, teachers, and anyone else! Earn money for your student's account while you shop.

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Suggestions for the Weekly Cadence?

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