The Minerva High School Band will be performing in a brief ceremony held at East Lawn Cemetery (next to Minerva Elementary School) Monday, May 31st at 10:30am. Dress is the Minerva Band polo and black shorts. Students should meet at the ceremony with their instruments. The band room will be open if students need to pick up their instrument before the event. School transportation will not be provided.
Students interested in trying out to be a 2021 Minerva Marching Band Majorette or Drum Major need to turn in a try out video no later than May 24. E-mail the video or link to Emily Hummel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Majorettes Need To Demonstrate The Following:
- Spins (preferably 2 spin, but will accept 1 spin)
- Arm rolls and floor rolls
- Illusion (without a toss is acceptable) at least 2 minutes long
- Vertical and Horizontal tricks, along with movement (avoid stationary)
Drum Majors Need To Demonstrate The Following:
- Marching with a metronome at 90bpm and 120bpm (whole body needs to be visible)
- Conduct along with the following recordings:
**Overall showmanship is a strong factor for all categories.
The high school band Spring Concert initially scheduled for Wednesday has been rescheduled for Thursday, April 22 at 7:30pm.
Students should wear clothes they can wear under their uniform and meet in the band room. Doors will be open at 6:45pm.
Tentative dates for Band Camp 2021 is August 1-6
La Banda Nascente by B. Sabraccia
The Great Steamboat Race by Robert W. Smith
Tribute to Ray Charles, arranged by Johnnie Vinson
Pinball Wizard, arranged by Patrick Roszell
Alladin arranged by Paul Jennings
Based on the Governor’s latest mandate EVERY family will receive TWO tickets for Tuesdays concert.
The Minerva High School Band will be hosting it’s Winter Concert in the MHS Auditeria on Tuesday, March 9th at 7pm. Tickets will be going home with students (one per family or two for seniors so we do not exceed the 90 person capacity limit). The concert will also be streaming on Facebook.
Concert dress will be “semi-formal” similar to choir concerts. We will not be using the uniforms for this concert.
If they haven’t done so already, band members need to vote for the 2020 band awards. They will need to be logged into their school e-mail address and vote using the following link: https://forms.gle/5uwWqQnfP3uud8U46
Voting will be closed on Monday.
The marching band will be hosting their 2020 Glowshow the night of Saturday, October 24th at 8pm in the MHS Stadium. Cost of admission is $5 to benefit the band program.