FC Bands Weekly Cadence

May 17, 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 Fees

All band 2020-2021 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, contact Becky Richardson, Treasurer, at treasurer@fcbands.org.

Senior Spotlight

The FC Band Boosters wrapped up its social media campaign earlier this week to recognize the achievements of our Class of 2021 Seniors. The best of luck to each of you in your future endeavors!

You can revisit all of our Senior Spotlights via our Facebook page or the Band Parents Group.

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Concert Band

Concert News

Spring Band Concert - THIS WEEK

Dress Rehearsal- May 17th

Concert Band - 2:30-3:15

Wind Symphony - 3:15-4:00

Symphonic Band - 4:00-4:45

Wind Ensemble - 4:45-5:30

Concert- May 18th

6:00pm - Concert Band and Wind Symphony

7:30pm - Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble

Students should arrive 45 minutes prior to their concert time.

There will be awards and recognition of seniors at both performances.

Student Dress

Students in Concert Band, Symphonic Band, and Wind Symphony need to dress as indicated in the band handbook. Wind Ensemble will dress as they did for their ISSMA recording session.

Concert Band/Symphonic Band/Wind Symphony (Guidelines from the Handbook)


White Collared Dress Shirt

Black Dress Pants

Black Dress Socks (at least calf length)

Black Dress Shoes

Black Belt

Black Neck Tie (bow ties not acceptable)


“Concert Black”

A dress or blouse/pants are acceptable - the entire outfit must be black

No accent colors can be present on the clothing

Skirts must extend past the knee while seated

Shoulders must be covered.

Black Dress Shoes (moderate heels acceptable)


Students will get dropped off at 3W for rehearsal and performances.

Parents will enter 8W (Performance Entrance) the night of the concert.


Each senior will receive 4 tickets to their concert time. Underclassman will receive 2 tickets. Tickets will be passed out in band class in the coming week. Audience members must present their tickets and be wearing a mask to enter.

Marching Band

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Marching Band 2021

Important dates this week:

Color Guard: Tuesday, 5/18 Weapons - 5pm-6:30pm, All members - 6:30pm-9pm

Marching Band Tryouts: Friday 5/21, 5:30pm-8:30pm

Registration is open for the 2021 Marching Flashes!

Click here to get started.

New this year are three payment options:

  • Discounted Fee – Requires a family to volunteer 5 shifts (6-8 hours) at hosted events or craft fair. The sign up sheets will be posted in August.
  • Buyout – Pay full price without volunteer requirement
  • Arranged payments – If a family has special circumstances, we will be happy to work with you to setup a payment schedule.

Click here for more details

Questions? ask@fcbands.org

Senior Banners

Volunteers are needed to take down senior banners in the band room. Contact Travis Sears.

The Marching Flashes are going to Florida!

The Marching Flashes are taking a trip to Walt Disney World® Resort in Orlando March 20-25, 2022! We've set up a page dedicated to the trip, so be sure to check regularly for updates. Click here now to get all the details, including the presentation from Music Travel Consultants.

Questions? ask@fcbands.org


Detergent Fundraiser

The pickup date for the detergent fundraiser is estimated to be mid-June. Details about online orders will be emailed in the coming week.


Graduation parties, summer trips, and college move-ins are coming up soon. Why not put some money in your band account while you shop with rebates through ShopWithScrip?!

Check out the Spring Gift Guide for some great ideas.

Don't have an account? Want to learn more? Visit the RaiseRight™ by ShopWithScrip page.

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