Jul
12
Jul 14

Pre-Band Camp

PRE-BAND CAMP 

JULY 12TH-14TH

9:00-4:30pm

The 2017 Band of Gold will begin Pre-Camp beginning July 12th. All students in the marching band are expected to attend all band camp dates. More information about the camps will be published as we get closer to camp but read the items below to make sure you are prepared. 

What to Bring: 

  • Wear comfortable athletic clothing and athletic footwear for outside activities
  • Instruments:
    • Flutes, Clarinets, Saxophones, Trumpets, should plan to bring their instruments 
    • All other students will transfer to marching instruments that are provided by SHS. 
  • Bring a water bottle and make sure you eat breakfast.
  • All Students should bring a packed lunch for Pre-camp and band camp.

 

PRE-CAMP ACTIVITIES

There will be one or two Pre-Camp Activities after rehearsal on July 12th & 13th from 5:00-7:30pm. These activities may include swimming or some other group activity. These are TBA. 

  • Wednesday, July 12th Activity: TBA
  • Thursday, July 13th Activity: Senior Dinner (Seniors Only)
  • Friday, July 14th Activity: TBA
Jul
21
9:00 pm21:00

Full Band Camp

FULL BAND CAMP 

JULY 17TH-21ST

8:00am-8:30pm

What to Bring: 

  • Wear comfortable athletic clothing and athletic footwear for outside activities. 
  • Keep in mind we will be outside for long stretches of time, remember sunscreen, hats, sunglasses, etc...
  • Instruments:
    • Flutes, Clarinets, Saxophones, Trumpets, should plan to bring their instruments 
    • All other students will transfer to marching instruments that are provided by SHS. 
  • Bring a water bottle and make sure you eat breakfast. There will be fruit snacks during breaks but a good breakfast is vital. 
  • All Students should bring a packed lunch for the lunch portion of the day.
  • All students will be served dinner by SBBA each day between 4:30-6:00pm

DRESS UP/THEME DAYS

Each band camp day will feature a theme. These are fun themes and will give the students a opportunity to dress up, play games and have a ton of fun. 

(THEMES WILL BE DECIDED BY THE SENIOR CLASS)

Monday: (Theme TBA)

Tuesday: (Theme TBA)

Wednesday: (Theme TBA)

Thursday: (Theme TBA)

Friday: (Theme TBA)

Jul
24
Jul 27

Post Band Camp

POST BAND CAMP 

JULY 24TH, 25TH AND 27TH

5:00pm-8:30pm

Post Band Camp is our opportunity to take a breath, digest band camp and have a few more rehearsals before school begins. Once the school year starts we will be on our weekly rehearsal schedule. The post camp rehearsals are in the evening which gives the students time to rest during the day. 

Post Camp will only occur on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. 

What to Bring: 

  • Wear comfortable athletic clothing and athletic footwear for outside activities. 
  • Keep in mind we will be outside for long stretches of time, remember sunscreen, hats, sunglasses, etc...
  • Marching Band Instrument/Equipment
  • Bring a water bottle and snack if needed. 

May
19
7:00 pm19:00

Marching Band Registration

*Secondary Registration will be held at the end of Head Start Camp on May 19th in the Sprayberry Band Room*

All Marching Band students (including Color Guard) must complete the registration process by May 28th to secure a spot in the 2017 field show. (The field show an accurate student roster once the design process begins)  

Registration is the process of committing your student to join the 2017-2018 Sprayberry Marching Band of Gold.

At registration: 

-We will collect student and parent information

-All required Cobb County School District forms

-SBBA financial commitment statement

-The required down payment

Families will also learn how parents can get involved in the Program through volunteer opportunities, fundraising, spirit wear and more! 

All Marching Band students (this includes Color Guard) are required to complete forms annually. All forms from previous years will be shredded at the end of each school year. All forms are due by the first day of Band Camp.

May
18
5:30 pm17:30

Head Start Band Camp

HEAD START CAMP 

MAY 15TH, 18TH, 19TH

5:30-8pm

(Head Start Camp is for any student planning to join the Band of Gold) 

Location: Sprayberry Band Room

There will be a second color guard audition during Head Start Camp. Students must attend all three days of Head Start to maintain consideration for the 2017 Fall Guard. For any questions, contact colorguard@sprayberryband.com

What to Bring: 

  • Wear comfortable athletic clothing and athletic footwear for outside activities
  • Instruments:
    • Flutes, Clarinets, Saxophones, Trumpets, should plan to bring their instruments 
    • All other students will transfer to marching instruments that are provided by SHS. 
  • Bring a water bottle and make sure you eat a snack before arrival.

HEAD START CAMP FLYER

May
12
9:00 pm21:00

Band Awards Banquet

  • Piedmont Church

The Band Awards Banquet is for all students who participated in any Band program during the 2016-2017 school year. 
This includes Marching Band, Color Guard, all band classes, Jazz Band and Winter Guard. 

MAKE PLANS NOW TO ATTEND!!!

The Band Awards Banquet is Friday, May 12, 2017 at Piedmont Church on Piedmont Road. Dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m. with the awards celebration to follow.

Parents are invited and encouraged to attend!!

**Tickets are $20 per person (adults & students).

**Seniors attending the Banquet must also purchase a ticket.

**The deadline to buy Banquet tickets is Friday, May 5, 2017. No orders will be taken after that date. Please print the attached order form. {Event Tickets} Fill out form, and place in Black Box with payment.

ABSOLUTELY NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE DOOR!!! YOU MUST HAVE PREVIOUSLY PURCHASED A TICKET TO COME!

For more information regarding Stardust and the Band Awards Banquet please contact our SBBA Hospitality Chair at hospitality@sprayberryband.com
 

May
6
3:30 pm15:30

Stardust Concert

Stardust Concert

SATURDAY MAY 6TH 3:30PM

MABLE HOUSE AMPHITHEATER

It’s hard to believe it is time for our final concert of the year! It's time for the annual Stardust Concert. This event is one of the most enjoyable of the year and it's held at the beautiful Mable House Amphitheater

The Sprayberry Band will feature performances by the Concert Band, Symphonic II, Symphonic I, Jazz Band and feature student soloists!

The cost of the concert is $10. Tables may be purchased for $50 (Seats 4) Since this is an outdoor concert in an amphitheater, guests are encouraged to bring food and drinks into the event. 

Please remember, however, that alcohol is not allowed since this is a school-sponsored event.