FC Bands Weekly Cadence
March 29, 2021
Here is everything you need to know about the Franklin Central Bands program right now.
Band Practice & Performance Schedule
Band Concert News
Each band class will have two rehearsals in April to practice and record their ISSMA pieces. Students should dress nicely (boys: dress pants and polo or button-down shirt and girls: dress pants and blouse or dress that goes below the knee while sitting and the shoulders covered).
Concert Band (period 2)
Wednesday, April 14th: 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Thursday, April 15th: 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Symphonic Band (period 3)
Wednesday, April 14th: 4:45pm - 6:00pm
Thursday, April 15th: 4:45pm - 6:00pm
Wind Symphony (period 4)
Monday, April 19th: 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Tuesday, April 20th: 3:15pm - 4:30pm
Wind Ensemble (period 5)
Monday, April 19th: 4:45pm - 6:00pm
Tuesday, April 20th: 4:45pm - 6:00pm
The Spring Concert will be held on Wednesday, May 12th and Thursday, May 13th. More information about these dates will be provided after spring break.
Marching Band 2021
Marching band dates have been added to the Band Calendar.
- Mandatory practices will occur the week of October 11 (second week of fall break).
- Incoming Freshman callouts will be in May.
- All Winds will have practices on Friday evenings in June and July.
- Dates for percussion tryouts and practice will be added soon.
Week of 3/29 to 4/3
IPA State Finals
FCPS placed 2nd with an absolutely amazing score of 94.0 at the IPA State Finals this past Saturday! This group has worked extremely hard this entire season and that score is a direct reflection of their hard work and dedication. You can see all the scores here:
Check out all these awesome parents and family members cheering on all the performers on the way to State Finals!
WGI Virtual Semi-Finals
FCPS moves on to the semifinals of the competitive virtual WGI competition. Below is a list of all the schools our group will be competing against.
3/29 to 4/3 - No Rehearsal! Enjoy your Spring Break!
4/6 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
4/8 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
4/9 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
4/10 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Community Day and End of Season Party
Info coming soon…..
Our 5th payment and final payment of $170 is due Thursday, Aprill 1st. Please be sure to make your payments on time. If you need to set up a payment plan or discuss payment arrangements, please reach out to the Band Booster Treasurer at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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?
Upcoming Practices - Varsity
April 1st - 5:00pm - 9:00pm High School
April 2nd - 5:00pm - 9:00pm High School
April 3rd - 9:00am - 1:00pm Annex
Fall Color Guard Auditions - April 19th through April 22nd
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Register Here: https://bit.ly/3cRdgCJ
Franklin Central Bands Color Guard auditions for the Fall season are being held April 19th through April 22nd from 6pm to 9pm. We are accepting new students grades 7 to 11. No experience necessary. For more information and to register click here: https://bit.ly/3cRdgCJ
Spring Flower Fundraiser
Now is the time to start earning money toward your band fees! We are selling 9 varieties of 10" hanging baskets. The sale will end on April 9th to accommodate for Spring Break. Flowers will be ready for pick up at the high school on Tuesday, April 27th, well before Mother's Day (May 9th). The flowers will cost $22 each with $6 going to student band accounts. This is your opportunity to make Marching Band affordable! Click Here for the webstore or to download and print the order form.
If you have any questions, contact Travis Sears, email@example.com.