March 4-8 2024

Drum Major Applicants: Prep Session Monday & Tuesday, 7am

  • Current DM’s teaching conducting technique, commands, audition prep.
  • Auditions will cover Fight Song/School Song/National Anthem
  • All Drum Major candidates must set up an interview, and submit a resume for consideration. Please see signup sheet on practice room door for details.

IHMS Band 2 Festival Monday March 4, 7pm @ SME

  • A few volunteers requested to help with programs, chairs/stands, etc., please see a director if you’re interested in helping!

KBA Jazz Championships Tuesday March 5, @ Wichita State University

  • Blue Knights Perform @ 2:15pm, Miller Concert Hall, Duerksen Fine Arts Center
  • Depart: 9:30am via Charter Bus
  • Students Dismissed after 2nd hour (9:15am)
  • Perform/Watch “Champions Concert” @ 4:30. Top bands from each division selected to perform.
  • Return by 9pm
  • KBA Jazz Handbook, logistics & schedule can be found here.
  • Parents/students are welcome to attend. We do have room on the bus again for guests, but do not need help with chaperones. Tickets are $5.
  • Students please bring $$ for lunch & dinner
  • Attire: Concert Black

Band Booster Meeting Tuesday, March 5, 6pm @ SME

KSHSAA Solo & Ensemble Festival April 13 (Regional), April 27 (State)

  • Soloists with piano accompaniment — see list of accompanists here — contact and arrange ASAP, they fill up fast
  • Trios, Quartets, Quintets, Ensembles (no duets) — need to be formed by this week at the very latest. Please contact a director if interested

Band Camp 2024: Dates & Registration