FC Bands Weekly Cadence

December 13, 2020

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

Band Parent Meeting

Our next band parent meeting is Wednesday, December 16th at 7:30pm. Zoom meeting link will be sent out via email that morning. Please join us for current information on Percussion Symphony, Winter Guard and our upcoming events.

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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Prop Help

Interested in helping with the Winter Guard props?? Love to build? Love to paint? It's not too late to sign up!

Please send an email to guardliaison@fcbands.org for more information.

Upcoming Practices - Varsity

December 15th - 6p - 9p High School

December 17th - 6p - 9p High School

December 19th - 10a - End time TBD Annex

Upcoming Practices - JV

December 15th - 3:30p - 6p Annex

December 17th - 3:30p - 6p Annex

December 18th - 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.

Percussion Symphony

Percussion Symphony Financial Agreement

We are still missing some financial agreements from a few students. If you haven't filled yours out yet, please do so ASAP.

Upcoming and Winter Break Rehearsals

December 15th - 5:30p - 8:30p

December 17th - 5:30p - 8:30p

December 22nd - 5:30p - 8:30p

December 28th - 9a - 1p BATTERY & KEYBOARDS ONLY

December 29th - 9a - 1p BATTERY & KEYBOARDS ONLY

January 2nd - 9a - 4p ALL SECTIONS

*There will be a lunch break - time to be released closer to the date

Percussion Fundraiser

FC Percussion Symphony is currently holding a fundraiser to help purchase much needed equipment and help pay for our awesome staff. There are two ways to purchase: Find your favorite FCPS student and order directly from them or you can click here to order online: https://www.centuryresources.com/shop/index.aspx Our Group ID # is 48636, be sure to enter your student's name and grade when you order! If you place an order online, it is shipped immediately. Orders placed by Mon. Dec. 21st should be received by Christmas!

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 Questions?

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

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Suggestions for the Weekly Cadence?

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