- FOOTBALL BAND REHEARSAL – Friday, Aug. 22, after school until 4:15pm. Parents & Students, we apologize for the late notice, but this is the ONLY time we will be able to practice on the stadium field prior to the game on Sunday. We appreciate you making this addition to our rehearsal schedule as it is very important! Thank you for your support!
- Students – continue to work on your show music & get it memorized!
- Please remember that rehearsals will end at the scheduled time but students will need time to put away their equipment. Please schedule accordingly.
- Forms for the 2014-2015 Band are due. If you did not attend camp, you still need to submit forms!
- First pep rally is Friday.
- First football game is this Sunday, 8/24/14. Call time is 10:00. We will wear Band T-Shirts, Shorts (khaki/light colored), tennis shoes. Leadership will clean the band room after the game.
- Class auditions begin Wednesday.
- Mid-State music is available for concert bands & jazz band!
- We are looking for businesses and organizations to become Blaze Band Partners!
Football Band Rehearsals
Color Guard: Mondays (August-September) 3:45-5:45pm
Drumline: Tuesdays (August-September) 4-6pm
Rock Band: Tuesdays (August-September) 3:45-5pm
Full Band: Thursdays (August-October) 3:45-6pm
August 22 SIEGEL
August 24 OAKLAND; This is a SUNDAY game at 11am and it will be broadcast on ESPN2. Call time is 10am. Wear your band tshirts, shorts & tennis shoes.
August 29 BRENTWOOD, Call time is 6pm.
September 5 @ Riverdale
September 12 MT. JULIET – Homecoming
September 19 @ Stewarts Creek
September 26 @ Independence
October 3 @ LaVergne
October 17 SMYRNA
October 24 SIEGEL- Senior Night
October 31 @ Hoover, AL
Playoff Games TBA
Home Games are capitalized; all home games begin at 7 p.m.
August 5 Football Band Pictures 1pm-3:30pm; rehearsal 3:30-6pm; band plays for Freshmen Orientation at 6:30-7pm
September 22 Rehearsal for Symphonic Band & Wind Ensemble (3:45-6pm)
September 29 Concert Band Rehearsal (3:45-5pm)
September 30 Full Dress Rehearsal (3:45-6pm) – everyone
October 2 Fall Concert, 7pm (No Thursday Football Band)
October 17 Deadline to sign up to audition for Mid State Ensembles
November 22 Sr. High Mid-State Band & Orchestra Auditions (11-12 grade – McGavock HS)
December 4 Symphonic Band/Wind Ensemble Rehearsal (3:45-6pm)
December 8 Concert Band Rehearsal (3:45-5pm)
December 9 Full Dress Rehearsal (3:45-6pm) – everyone
December 11 PRISM Concert, 7pm
December 13 Sr. High Mid-State Band & Orchestra Auditions (9-10 grade) location TBA
December 13 Sr. High Mid-State Jazz Auditions (9-12 grade) location TBA
December 14 Murfreesboro Christmas Parade (tentative)
January 8-10 Mid State Band Clinic (MTSU/Siegel)
January 15-17 Mid State Jazz & Orchestra Clinic (Blackman)
January 27 Blaze Jazz Concert, 7pm
February 5 Wind Ensemble Rehearsal (3:45-6pm)
February 9 Symphonic Band/Concert Band Rehearsal (3:45-6pm)
February 10 Full Dress Rehearsal (3:45-6pm) – everyone
February 12 Concert (with BMS), 7pm
February 17 Snow Date for Concert
March 16 Concert Band Rehearsal (3:45-5pm)
March 23 Symphonic Band Rehearsal (3:45-5pm)
April 6 Wind Ensemble Rehearsal (3:45-5pm)
April 8-11 TMEA/All State Convention, Chattanooga
April 13 Concert Band Rehearsal (3:45-5pm)
April 20 Symphonic Band Rehearsal (3:45-5pm)
April 27 Wind Ensemble Rehearsal (3:45-5pm)
April 28 Full Dress Rehearsal (3:45-6pm) – everyone
April 30 Spring Concert, 7pm
May 1 JazzFest
May TBA Banquet
May TBA Percussion Concert
May 21 Graduation