Weekly Schedule

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Teays Valley High School Marching Band

2017 Weekly Schedule 10 – OMEA State Finals Week


Week 9 Wrap-Up

Week 9 was a flurry of activity even though we were only in school two days! Thank you for a great performance at the Pumpkin Show Parade Thursday night!  Thank you to the student leaders who volunteered to assist the Eighth Grade Band at the Friday afternoon parade, and thank you for your enthusiastic support of the football team on Friday night.

OMEA State Finals Performance

This week the band will make History.  The Band Staff challenges you to rehearse each and every moment exactly the way you are going to perform on the field at Hilliard Darby on Saturday.  We need your VERY BEST EFFORT with every step you take and every note you play.  There are NO HEROES...only the Golden Sound working together as ONE to achieve an overall rating of SUPERIOR.  There will be individuals corrected this week.  It may not be easy for you to hear your name when something is going wrong.....but it is necessary.  When we fix things, they must stay fixed so we can move on and make more improvements.  On Saturday, what will we hear?  Teays Valley High School Marching Band from Ashville, OH.  Your overall rating is.....................

This week in Band

Monday 10/23 Upper Winds and Percussion Sectional 3-4:30pm. Make-up music checks until 5:00pm. Band room open until 8:00pm for make-up time and practice.

Booster Meeting at 7:00pm

Tuesday 10/24 Mid/Low Brass/Alto/Guard Sectional 3-4:30pm.  Make-Up music checks until 5:00pm. Band room open until 5:00pm for make-up time/individual practice.

Wednesday 10/25 Trumpet lessons.  Band room open until 5:00pm for make-up time/practice

Thursday 10/26 Rehearsal starts early: 3:00pm-6:00pm in hats/shoes/gloves

Senior Celebration:  6:00-7:00PM.  Band room closes at 7:00pm.

Band Room Clean-Up: Mellophones

Friday 10/27 Football vs. Amanda Clearcreek.  Band Senior Night. Post-Game Performance.  See schedule below.


Friday - Football vs. Amanda Clearcreek

3:30pm Rehearsal

5:00pm Dinner – TBA based on senior choice

6:00pm Inspection/Load

6:00pm Senior Parents:  Please arrive by this time

6:20pm Depart for the stadium

6:30pm Band Senior Night before Pre-game

6:45pm National Anthem

7:00pm Game Begins

9:30pm Game Ends

9:45pm Post-Game Performances-weather permitting

10:15pm Return to Band Room, change and store equipment-

10:30pm Dismissed (approx depending on length of the game) Band Room Clean Up: Trombones-2

Senior Celebration – October 26

The Band will celebrate the seniors last marching band rehearsal on October 26 following rehearsal which will be from 3:00-6:00pm due to darkness.  The celebration will take place in the high school auditorium hallway following rehearsal and will conclude at 7:00pm.  All students will be served pizza.  Senior parents are invited to attend.


We have been scheduled to perform at OMEA State Finals at 7:30pm on October 28th at HILLIARD DARBY High School.  A map and other information about State Finals can be found at: www.omeasmbf.org . Please visit the site for more information. State Finals T-Shirts are available, so come prepared with cash or credit.  Parking at Darby is $5.  Admission is $8, school age children $5.  PLEASE BE SURE THAT YOUR APPEARANCE IS IMPECCABLE FOR STATE FINALS. This includes dark black socks, bright/clean white gloves, ladies hair-no whispees, guys-hair cannot touch eyebrows, ears or collar. MANY GUYS REALLY NEED A HAIR CUT!!!!

OMEA STATE MARCHING BAND FINALS at Hilliard Darby-Saturday October 28

TBA                    Color Guard and Percussion reporting time.

1:15pm Horn Line reporting time

1:45pm Rehearsal outside in half dress uniform:   Please have lunches here by this time if you are one of the parents who volunteered to make them.  Thank you!

3:30pm Gather Belongings

4:00pm Inspection/Load – For inspection: Hat in Box, clean gloves on, uniform coat in garment bag on hanger. You should also have a bag with your hoodie in it.

4:15pm Depart for Contest

5:00pm               Arrive at Contest Site.  Restroom, Eat, Dress

6:15pm Ready to Go.  Section Meetings.

6:25pm Meet Guide

6:30pm Stretch, Warm-up, Tune

7:05pm Final Preparation-Guard gather equipment for field

7:15pm Performance Block Begins –

7:15pm Depart Warm-up

7:25pm At Gate


8:00pm Return to buses to store equipment. Bring stuff to change AFTER awards: Hoodie, parka

8:45pm AWARDS-Drum Majors ONLY

9:00pm Awards end

9:15pm Load buses and depart

9:45pm Arrive at Golden Corral

11:00pm Depart Golden Corral

11:30pm Arrive at TVHS-approx.  Unload, uniform check in

11:45pm Dismissed: Band Room Clean-Up: Baritones

After our performance, we will return to the bus load to equipment.  You'll stay in uniform minus your hat for awards.

You may wear a parka, it will be cold. Following awards, you will change into your band hoodie.  You cannot eat in

your uniform coat.

Golden Corral Post-Finals Dinner

As in years past, the band and its fans will have one last meal together to celebrate a great season at Golden Corral on Stringtown Road in Grove City: 2005 Stringtown Rd. Grove City, OH 43123. Student price is approximately $10 payable any time this week including Saturday morning.  Chaperones who are riding with the band and fans arriving separately will pay a discounted price for the meal/drink which is approximately $14 not including tip.