Announcements Week of 11/7/2011

1.  The Palace Concert is just over 3 weeks away.  Tickets, $5.00 each, will go on sale this Monday.  Please send cash or check payable to the Perry Band Boosters.  Tickets are on a first come/first serve basis, so get your orders placed early!

2.  All Winds chamber ensembles should now have music for S/E contest.  Plan to meet outside of school with your group.  Sign up sheets for after school help will be posted this week.  Please know your parts BEFORE you meet with a director.

3.  District Contest season is fast approaching!  MP3 files for Winds  for 2 out of 3 songs are now available on the Symphonic Winds page.

4.  Band Booster meeting will be held on Monday, Nov. 14th in the PHS band room @ 7:00PM.

5.  Now is the time to make sure you have your tuxedo shirt for Concert Band/Symphonic Winds.  If you do not yet have a concert uniform, please contact Mrs. Busby ASAP.  Do not wait until the last minute!

6.  Applications for the 2012 Leadership Team are due on Wednesday, November 23rd.  Please submit a 1-2 page essay, typed, on why should you be considered for the 2012 Leadership Team.  If you wish to audition for Field Commander, you must submit a Leadership application.

7.  Basketball Band sign ups will be posted this week.  The first game is Nov. 22nd.  The group will meet 30 minutes before the game for a brief rehearsal.  PLEASE BRING YOUR FLIP FOLDER WITH ALL MARCHING BAND MUSIC!  Dress will be jeans and your band tee shirt.  A reminder that all students must sign up for 2 games this year.


Edison After School and Concert Schedule

Dear Pfeiffer 7th and 8th Grade Band Parents:


The 7th and 8th grade band members have been working hard to get ready for their Holiday concert at the Palace Theater on November 30!


Just a few reminders…………………………………………………………………….


After School Rehearsals:



The 7th and 8th grade bands will have two required after school rehearsals in order to prepare for the holiday concert. Both rehearsals will be from 3:00pm-4:30pm in the Edison band room and have been on the calendar since the beginning of the school year. Please make arrangements to have your child picked up at Edison at 4:30pm on these dates.


7th Grade Band:


Monday, November 14


Monday, November 21


8th Grade Band:


Tuesday, November 15


Tuesday, November 22


Band Uniform



The band uniform is the same as last year: band polo, black pants, black socks, black shoes.

If you are willing to chaperone for this event, please write down your name, phone number, and email address and have your child return the information to Mrs. Martin.



If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Mrs. Martin at Edison Middle School, or via email at martinka@perry1.sparcc.org.


Thank you for your support!




Mrs. Martin


State Finals Directions/Info/Schedule

The Panther Marching Band will perform at State Finals at Dayton Welcome Stadium on Sunday, October 30th, at 2:00PM.  We plan to leave PHS around 8AM (firm time to be announced later this week), and should return to PHS around 7PM.  WE WILL NOT stop for lunch/breakfast on the way down, so you need to make sure you eat breakfast.  We will stop on the way home, so bring some meal money with you.

DVD order forms of our performance at State are available in the PHS band room, and will be posted to perryband.com

For directions and other information, please visit www.buband.org/SMBF/parents.html.  Please note that we are at the Dayton site, not Dublin Jerome.





Announcements Week of 10/24/2011

1.  Last game of the season is this week!  Reminder that we will be wearing Halloween costumes for halftime only on Friday.  You must be in full uniform for Pre Game.  A few things to consider when choosing your costume:

–  It must be appropriate

–  You must be able to play and march correctly

–  Nothing in poor taste

2.  State Finals are on October 30th at 2PM!  More details to follow.

3.  “Winds Wednesdays” will begin November 2nd.  We will rehearse from 1:30 until 3:00.  Please make sure your coaches/advisors are aware that in order to remain in Winds, you must be able to attend these rehearsals.  No exceptions.

4.  Palace Concert is right around the corner!  We will perform at the Palace Theatre on November 30th, at 7:00PM.  Make sure you have your concert uniform and tux shirts well before this date.

5.  Applications for the 2012-2013 Leadership Team will be due November 23rd.  Please type a 1-2 page essay on why you feel you should be a leader, and what you have to offer to the leadership of our program.  If you are considering auditioning for a Field Commander position, you must still turn in a leadership letter!


Panther Marching Band headed to OMEA State Finals!!!

On Saturday evening, the Perry Panther Marching Band earned a Superior Rating at Perkins to qualify for OMEA State Finals for the first time in school history.  This is a MAJOR accomplishment for these young men and women!!!  The staff couldn’t possibly be more proud of these kids!

We are tentatively scheduled to perform in State Finals at The University of Dayton on Sunday, October 30th.  Details will be coming soon!

We will be arriving home from Sandusky around 10PM.  Please show up to support your State Finalists by cheering, honking horns, etc when they pull in Sunday night!