THE HEARTBEAT OF THE PIRATE NATION

Area Marching Information 10.27.18

Area marching contest is a prelim/finals format contest. The top 10 bands from the preliminary round of performances will advance to finals. The top 5 scores from finals will advance to state marching contest.

Contest Site
CH Collins Stadium
1500 Long Road
Denton, TX 76207

We now have the schedule and can begin our prep for Saturday’s competition! We enter warmup at 9:35 AM.
The band still needs to do our pre-marching stretch and prep here. Call time will be 7:00 AM in full uniform. We will stretch and march through the show with Dr. Beat AT THE STADIUM at that time. We will pull out at 7:30. We will load trucks and leave everything ready to go in the circle by the MS band hall after the game Friday night.
• EAT SOMETHING BEFORE YOU COME TO PRACTICE!
• Have a group of three who will do shared wake up calls
• Have everything together before you sleep Friday night
Our Preliminary Performance is at 10:15. You will be given $10 for concessions and lunch / snacks will be provided by our amazing booster parents.
Finals will be announced at 5:30 with the first finals band warming up at 6:20. We will not know when/if we go until the announcements at 5:30.


Students may check-out early, but only after our final performance for the day.

Crandall Band Apparel Catalog

Click below to see and print your catalog and order form. You may send cash or checks (made to Crandall Band) for clothing items. Forms are due November 2. Forms may be turned in to Mrs. Farley at the High School or to Mr. Hamilton or Mrs. Vasquez at the Middle School.

Crandall Band Apparel Catalog

All Middle School Band members are required to turn in the form with the size selection of their 2018 Band Polo. The 2018 Band Polo costs are included in the middle school band fee. Students and parents may order any additional clothing by filling out the order form and sending the money.

HS Band Weekly Rehearsal Schedule and Playoff Requirements

This is the typical weekly schedule. Dates and times will change occasionally. Please see Mr. Nutt's Remind for schedule changes and updates.

The football schedule is on the
band calendar.

Group Rehearsals

Monday Night Practice 6 - 9 PM - Varsity Only
Wednesday 6:30 AM - Varsity Only
Thursday 6:30 AM - Varsity Only
Friday 7 AM - Full Band

Varsity Wind/Guard Sectional Rehearsals
Tuesday 3:45 - 4:45 - Flute/Clarinet, Low Reeds/Saxes, Guard
Wednesday 3:45 - 4:45 - Horn, Trumpet
Thursday 3:45 - 4:45 - Trombone/Baritone, Tuba
Students will be dismissed early from sectionals when their music is memorized.

Varsity Percussion Sectionals
Monday 3:30 - 4:30 - Snare
Tuesday 3:30 - 4:30 - Tenor
Wednesday 3:30 - 4:30 Bass
Thursday 3:30 - 4:30 - Cymbal

JV Playoff Tests
8/31 School Song
9/7 National Anthem
9/14 Pirates of the Caribbean
9/21 Fight Song

HS Band Concert Season Information

Click the link to see concert band information, including audition information:

HS Concert Band Info

HS Band Required Forms


2018 HS Band Rosters


Welcome New Beginner Band Members!

Hello Beginner Band Students and Parents!

We have a page just for you -
Beginner Band

HS Band Student Pick Up Policy

Please be advised of the posted pick up policy for band students. See the link below:

CHS Band Student Pick Up Policy

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