The Word…February 13-17

Goals for this week:

  • Dynamics, style, articulation, blend in Declaration, Fantasy, and Flying Cadets
  • Be as musical as possible! Don’t just play notes and rhythms


Everyone will have sectionals this week!


Pep Band: Friday 2/17

Please be in your seat ready to play by 6:30 PM. Remember to wear Swanton attire!


Pep Band: You must attend 6 out of 8 games. You will earn a patch or pin if you attend all 8.

12/8 Girls vs. Evergreen 1/27 Boys vs. Evergreen

1/13 Girls vs. Archbold 2/9 Girls vs. Wauseon

1/14 Boys vs. Lake 2/17 Boys vs. Liberty Center

1/19 Girls vs. Bryan 2/24 Boys vs. Delta


Contest Preview Concert: Monday, February 27

We will perform a contest preview concert on February 27th at 7 PM in the SHS auditorium. We will begin warming up at 6:30 PM. Please make sure you have your concert attire ready. Ladies need their black dresses and gentlemen must wear black ties with white shirts and black pants. Everyone must wear black shoes.


Concert Band Contest: Friday, March 3

We perform at 4:30 PM in the auditorium at Bowling Green HS. More details will be available next week. We will leave early from school that afternoon. Please notify any after school internships ASAP.


Band Fees

This is a reminder that your band fees were due by the end of band camp.  New member fee is $55.00 and covers the cost of shoes, shorts and t-shirt.  All upper-classmen owe a $25.00 maintenance fee to cover cleaning of uniform. Extra shirts and shorts are $10 each. We can also arrange an installment payment plan, but you need to contact Mrs. Preisner.


Dates to Remember

Feb. 27 Winter Concert

Mar. 3 Concert Band Contest @Bowling Green HS 4:30 PM in Auditorium


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