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The 2013-2014 school year was another success for the DHMS Bands. The band program remained strong and had significant growth. The year ended with a fantastic perfromance and day of fun at Universal Studios, Orlando!

Congratulations to all band students for a great band year!


The Bands

Pipe Band

Band History

Calendar

Drum Major

Fund Raising

Links

Photos

Sounds

Colorguard

 Meeting Minutes


 

September Dates to Remember


Monday, 9/01/2014

- Labor Day, No School or Pipe Band practice.


Monday, 9/08/2014

- Back to School Night; Color Guard, Cadet, Highlander and Pipe Bands meet at 5:30 for a 6:00 pm performance. Pipe band and Color Guard in uniform, all others MUST Wear your Red Band t-shirt. This is a mandatory graded performance.


Thursday, 9/09/2014

- CLARINET After School Workshop - This serves as the home practice grade for the grading period for all Highlander and Cadet band students. 4:10 to 5:40 PM


Thursday, 9/11/2014

- SAXOPHONE After School Workshop - This serves as the home practice grade for the grading period for all Highlander and Cadet band students. 4:10 to 5:40 PM


Friday, 9/12/2014

- First practice sheet due for ALL beginners. This is part of your home practice grade. ALL STUDENTS should be practicing 20-30 minutes each day. Practice sheets MUST include students goals and parents signature.

- DHS Football Night. East Lake at Dunedin. Come watch the half-time show put on by the Dunedin and East Lake High School marching bands.


Saturday, 9/15/2014

- Heart and Hope State Conference at DHMS - Volunteer Pipe Band Members and Highland Dancers. Meet in band room at 8 AM dressed for warm up - Performing from 8:30 AM until 9 AM

- Uniform Day! Mandatory for Highlander and Cadet bands only! You MUST show up ONLY during your time slot!

9:00am to Noon - All Girls

1:30pm to 2:30pm - Boys (Last names A-J)

2:30pm to 3:30pm - Boys (Last names K-S)

3:30pm to 4:00pm - Boys (Last names T-Z)

ADULT VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!


Monday, 9/15/2014

- Student Officer elections in all classes. Vote of confidence - Color Guard Leadership

- Band Booster Board Meeting


Tuesday, 9/16/2014

- TRUMPETS After School Workshop - This serves as the home practice grade for the grading period for all Highlander and Cadet band students. 4:10 to 5:40 PM


Thursday, 9/18/2014

- HORNS After School Workshop - This serves as the home practice grade for the grading period for all Highlander and Cadet band students. 4:10 to 5:40 PM


Friday, 9/19/2014

- Deadline for all students to have turned in: band calendar slips (graded), proof of school insurance (required for all but beginning band), school instrument rent, uniform rent.

- Downtown Friday Night Tag Night. Meet at 6:45PM in front of the Dunedin Historical Museum on Main Street (near the railroad tracks). Students will perform all over the downtown from 7 PM until 8:30 PM. We will finish at Strachan’s Ice Cream Parlor (Corner of Main Street and Alt. 19) Students may picked up there at 9 PM.


Monday, 9/22/2014

- Obligation bills sent home for Pipe Band tuition, uniform rent and instrument rent as well as notices of ineligibility for lack of school insurance.


Tuesday, 9/23/2014

- TROMBONE After School Workshop - This serves as the home practice grade for the grading period for all Highlander and Cadet band students. 4:10 to 5:40 PM


Thursday, 9/25/2014

- BARITONE After School Workshop - This serves as the home practice grade for the grading period for all Highlander and Cadet band students. 4:10 to 5:40 PM


Tuesday, 9/30/2014

- TUBA After School Workshop - This serves as the home practice grade for the grading period for all Highlander and Cadet band students. 4:10 to 5:40 PM



To contact the DHMS Band Boosters: masond@pcsb.org