FCBands Weekly Cadence

October 26, 2020

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

Concert Band

2020 Concert Band Details

We are excited to announce our upcoming band “concert” events taking place the week of November 9th. See the schedule below for information concerning the specific band class. Each will have a dress rehearsal, time learning with a renowned clinician, and a performance all rolled into one fun evening of music making!

Concert Band Performance Schedule

The agenda for each evening:

Rehearsal from 5:30pm - 7:30pm, performance at 7:45pm

Monday, November 9th - Wind Ensemble (period 5)

Tuesday, November 10th - Wind Symphony (period 4)

Wednesday, November 11th - Symphonic Band (period 3)

Thursday, November 12th - Concert Band (period 2)

An audience will be allowed and most likely limited to 2 attendees per performer. Exact details concerning the performance location and audience limitations will be available the week of November 2nd.

Dress Requirements

Students are asked to dress nicely for the evening, but DO NOT have to be in official “concert attire.”

Concert Band Questions?

Email: Connie Moxley, Concert Band Liaison at ConcertBandLiaison@fcbands.org

Marching Band

Family Night at the Spooky Stadium, THE SEQUEL

Please join us on Thursday, October 29th at 8:00pm for the second "Family Night at the Spooky Stadium". This is the final opportunity for families that are not able to attend the football games to see the show performed. Students are encouraged to dress in their Halloween costumes that do not interfere with their practice and performing. Parents can dress up too and dress in layers!

Pregame Dinner - Friday, October 30th

On Friday, we will serve Sloppy Joes and Mac and Cheese of every variety before the football game. Please let our food lead, Danelle Grimes dcva896@yahoo.com, know if there are any dietary concerns. Our volunteers will be following safety protocols defined by school food services. Food will be placed on plates by volunteers with clean hands wearing gloves and a mask. Students will drink from their water jugs. This meal is only for students. Parents may also drop off food for their student at 5:30pm if desired.

Food donations are needed, along with volunteers to serve. Click the button below to sign-up.

Football Game Performance – Friday, October 30th

Tickets to the October 30th Varsity Sectional Football game versus Columbus East are available now for purchase. Click the button below to purchase your tickets or visit: https://gofan.co/app/school/IN840

The band will be performing in the pregame show and during the game in addition to performing at halftime.

Game Day Schedule - Friday, October 30th

3:30-5:30pm Practice

5:30pm - Eat

6:40pm - March to the stadium

7:00pm - Pre-game show

Halftime – Perform “Any Way the Wind Blows”

After halftime, (band will stay for the rest of the game)

~9:45pm – Dismissal

Marching Band Fees

IMPORTANT: If you have not paid your Marching Band fees in full ($400), please process your payment now or contact Becky Richardson to make a payment arrangement. If you have questions, please contact Becky Richardson at treasurer@fcbands.org.

Marching Band Questions?

Email: Travis Sears, Marching Band Liaison at marchingbandliaison@fcbands.org

Percussion Symphony

Percussion Symphony Auditions

Percussion Symphony auditions will be held on November 3rd, 5th, 17th, & 19th from 5:30pm to 8:30pm. Students should report to the band room for further instructions.
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Percussion Symphony Parent Meeting

There will be a parent meeting to discuss the details of the 2020 season. More information will be available soon.

Percussion Symphony Questions?

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

Winter Guard

Winter Guard Auditions continue this week

Auditions this week are on October 27th & 29th from 6:00pm to 8:30pm at the Franklin Central auxiliary gym for current and new students.
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Miss the Winter Guard Parent Meeting?

All of the information can be found on the website. Click below for more information. If you have questions, please contact Becky Richardson, Guard Liaison, at colorguardliaison@fcbands.org

Winter Guard Questions?

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

Fundraising Information

Red Cactus Spirit Day - November 10th

Red Cactus is sponsoring November's Community Spirit Day. Present the flyer (via phone or print) on November 10th and Franklin Central Bands will receive a portion of ALL food sales! You can also call ahead and pick up your order, so you can enjoy it out or in the comfort of your own home!
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Become a Band Sponsor

Sponsoring Franklin Central Bands is an excellent way for your business to advertise to a local and regional audience. Partner with a winning tradition and share in our success. Click the button below for more information.

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Suggestions for the Weekly Cadence?

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