Band Updates:

 Welcome to the 2018-19 Season! The calendar has been updated for this year’s events

Marching Band Parent Meetings:

We will have regular parent meetings each month to keep you abreast of what is going on with the band. Please add these dates to your calendar:attendance encouraged

               Tues Aug 7     6-7pm  Band Room

               Tues Sept 11   6-7pm  Band Room

               Tues Oct 9       6-7pm Band Room

               Tues Nov 13     6-7pm Band Room

               Tues Feb 12    6-7pm Band Room  (Tentative)

               Tues Apr 16    6-7pm  Band Room  (Tentative.MANDATORY. This meeting will be the voting meeting for the next year booster board. We will let you know when nominations need to be in.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FOR 2018-19 MARCHING BAND SEASON:

Welcome to the CHS band program!  Here is some information to get you started.  All  9th graders need to sign up for the courses listed below:

 

All 9th grade Wind Players sign up for JV or Concert Band.

 

All 9th grade or Beginner Percussion sign up for the Percussion Class.

 

There are no auditions into the concert band.

 

We do have larger instruments for rental at CHS. Cost is $40.00 for the year.

 

Jazz Band:

Jazz band is a varsity group.  An audition is required.  Willis and Anderson students will be auditioned in April/May during their classes. If you do not attend those schools, another audition will be held the first week of classes.

 

Marching Band/Color Guard

Marching Band meets as a 7th hour after school on Monday(sectionals), Tuesday and Wednesday (rehearsals), and Friday (games).  Saturday competitions begin in 2nd quarter.

 

Band camp  is required – There are two camp sessions: 2 weeks of summer break in July and the second full week of October break.

Details will be coming out during our spring meeting in March. Info will be sent out to Willis and Anderson and will eventually be posted on this website.

 

Drum line and Guard do have 4th quarter workshops and summer practices. Drum line members do require an audition.  Please have your student attend the workshops so they are prepared for placement auditions.

 

We do have larger instruments for rental at CHS. Cost is $40.00 for the semester.

  

 For those of you that use your Fry’s card, you have to register your card for the band rewards program every year. Go online to the Fry’s website. Look for the community rewards program, search for Chandler High School Band or use our account number 82071.

After linking your card, use your card for normal purchases. The band  boosters receive payout every quarter based on a percentage of what is spent.  Please let  your family and friends know about this as well so we may take advantage of this fundraising program!


STUDENT LEADERS / SECTION LEADERSHIP: 2018-2019

 

Sr. DRUM MAJOR

12 Austin Schattenburg

Jr. DRUM MAJOR

11 Heather Walkley and Trent Gaiser

FLUTE

11 Adrianna Leon

CLARINET

11  Riley Whitt-Collins

ALTO SAX

11 Shelby Thomas

TENOR SAX

12  ** Low Winds Jaivan Bedal

BARI SAX/ Bass CLARINET

12 Low Reeds Sergio Valenzuela

TRUMPET

12 Anthony Martinez

MELLOPHONE

12 ** High Brass Jacob Helgason

BARITONE / TROMBONE

12 ** Low Brass Patrick Stapleton

TUBA

11 Eli Schulz 

GUARD

10 Sabrina Brooks and Bella Swaffer 

BATTERY

11 Rachel Bird, Michael Kaake, Rusty Wilkins 

FRONT ENSEMBLE

12 Toby Vance**Percussion

EQUIPMENT MANAGER

12 Michael Spikerman+

** Denotes Section Sergeant and is responsible for coordinating section leaders of like instruments.

+ Equipment Manager