FC Bands Weekly Cadence

April 12, 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 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.

Concert Band

Band Concert News

Concert Band and Symphonic Band will rehearse and record their ISSMA pieces this week. Wind Symphony and Wind Ensemble will be next week.

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 14: 3:15pm - 4:30pm

Thursday, April 15: 3:15pm - 4:30pm

Symphonic Band (period 3)

Wednesday, April 14: 4:45pm - 6:00pm

Thursday, April 15: 4:45pm - 6:00pm

Wind Symphony (period 4)

Monday, April 19: 3:15pm - 4:30pm

Tuesday, April 20: 3:15pm - 4:30pm

Wind Ensemble (period 5)

Monday, April 19: 4:45pm - 6:00pm

Tuesday, April 20: 4:45pm - 6:00pm

The Spring Concert will be held on Tuesday, May 18th at 7pm. More information will be provided soon.

Marching Band

Marching Band 2021

Marching band dates have been added to the Band Calendar.

Important Things:

  • 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.
Questions? ask@fcbands.org
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Winter Guard

Practice Schedule

There will be no practices this week.

IHSCGA State Champions

Congratulations to our Varsity Guard for their first place finish at State Finals! Varsity is the Class A State Final Champions!

Also, congratulations to Varsity for their advancement to WGI Finals!

Fall Color Guard Auditions - April 19th through April 22nd

Spread the word!

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

Band Payment

All Winter Guard 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 or need to make payment arrangements, contact Becky Richardson, Treasurer, at treasurer@fcbands.org.

Winter Guard Questions?

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

Percussion Symphony

Upcoming rehearsals/Important dates

4/13 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm rehearsal

4/13 - 8:00pm Community Night in the Stadium! Wear a mask please.

4/17 or 18 - WGI Finals/group get together to hear WGI finals announcements

5/8 - End of Season Celebration at Southeastway Park, more info coming soon.

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FCPS Advanced to WGI Finals!

Here is a list of all the World Class groups that have advanced along with us.

Scholastic Marching World Class

Avon HS

Broken Arrow HS

Centerville HS

Dartmouth HS

Franklin Central HS

Lambert HS

Lebanon HS

Milton HS

Timber Creek HS

Walled Lake Consolidated Schools

Band Payment

Our 5th payment and final payment of $170 was due Thursday, April 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: treasurer@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


Spring Flower Fundraiser

The pick up date for the spring flower is Tuesday, April 27th. A signup sheet will be sent in a few days for you to reserve a pick up time. This will allow for good social distancing during the pick up.

If you have any questions, please contact Travis Sears fundraising@fcbands.org.

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