FC Bands Weekly Cadence

December 6, 2020

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

Percussion Symphony

Congratulations to our 2021 Percussion Symphony!

We are pleased to announce the members of the Franklin Central Percussion Symphony for the 2021 season.

Front Ensemble

Jaxon Bennett

Henry Crane

Sydney Davis

Tryston Espiritu

Lydia Frost

Evan Henck

Emma Holaday

Isaac Johnson

Jude Kieper

Matthew Laibe

Kristen Lane

Patrick Martinez

Jack Matczak

Maverick Myers

Joseph Scott

Ann Marie Uhlmansiek

Alvin Weng

Taylor Woodruff


Brandt Buck

Rachel Hoffman

Ryan McQueen

Reece Mucci

Alisha Witcher


Mikaili Commissiong

Olivia Dobbs

Aidan Lee

Andrew Thompson

Ian Watson


Carter Bongen

Caleb Forrester

Morgan Hammond

Jacob Hoffman


Ciera Neece

Nolen Richardson

Carson Schluep


Celina Eveland

Eva Hagan

Rachel Michaelis

Yanira Reyes

Makayla Rickelman

Ayden Sargent

Lauren Sears

Audrey Smith

Percussion Symphony Financial Agreement

Financial agreements were due December 3rd. If you have not submitted yours, please do so ASAP!

Your first payment was due December 1st! Please try and stick to the payment schedule. If you need to work out a payment arrangement, please reach out to our Treasurer, Becky Richardson at treasurer@fcbands.org

Upcoming Rehearsals

Tue December 8th - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

Thu December 10th - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

First Staging Camp of the season was a success!

Prop Building Help Needed!

Parents! We need help with prop building. The more help we have, the easier and quicker we can get our props built and the students can begin rehearsing with them. If you are interested in helping, please send me a quick email with your contact information and I will share it with the prop crew! Email: PercussionLiasion@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 Facebook Groups

There are two private Facebook groups for Percussion Symphony. We encourage all members and their parents/families to join in order to receive up-to-date information.

Franklin Central Percussion Symphony 2021 - this group is for current ensemble members, their parents, directors and staff.

FC Percussion Symphony Parent Group - this group is for students, parents and fans of FC Percussion Symphony to share photos, messages, and get updates and information.

Percussion Symphony Questions?

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

Winter Guard

Winter Guard Toy Drive

The FC Winter Guard is holding a toy drive December 8th through December 15th. We encourage all FC Bands members to participate!

Please bring a new, unwrapped toy, appropriate for ages 2-10, to Door 3W. There will a box outside for collections during the times noted below.

All donations will be distributed through the Community Cupboard Food Pantry. Thank you for your support!

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Upcoming Practices - Varsity

December 8th - 6p - 9p High School

December 10th - 6p - 9p High School

December 12th - TBD Annex

Upcoming Practices - JV

December 8th - 3:30p - 6p Annex

December 10th - 3:30p - 6p Annex

December 11th - 6p - 9p High School

Remind Sign-Up

Important: Sign up for Remind by adding fcbands-cg in the Remind app, or by sending @fcbands-cg via text message to 81010. Remind is used to send out important updates throughout the season.

Winter Guard Questions?

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

Fundraising Information

Winter Flower Fundraiser Pickup

Poinsettias and succulent bowls will be ready for pickup on Tuesday, December 8th from 5-7pm. In order to maintain social distancing, please CLICK HERE to schedule your pickup time.

If you need more plants, or you missed the ordering window, we will have a few available for purchase. Also, we need two volunteers on Tuesday at 4pm until finished. Please contact Travis Sears if you wish to help or you need to purchase. Email: fundraising@fcbands.org.

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Succulent Raffle Winner

Congratulations to Seth Henck, who was the winner of the succulent bowl donated from our fundraising partner, Schlegel Greenhouse. The winning ticket was drawn from those submitted during the recent evening concerts as well as those who attended the recent parent Zoom meeting. Accepting the award on his father's behalf is Evan Henck, a sophomore who plays bass guitar in the front ensemble. Congrats, Henck family!
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Johnson City BBQ Fundraiser - Coming Soon

Another new partner to the band program coming in December will be Johnson City BBQ. They will be offering holiday meals and give 10% back to the program. You will be able to choose from any of their 6 main sides and for the main meat selections they will include spiral sliced ham, smoked turkey breast, or a whole turkey. Details on pricing and how to order coming soon.

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Suggestions for the Weekly Cadence?

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