Helping your Band Member to be Successful

Having a child in band can be a great experience, but also can be a challenge knowing how to help him/her be successful. Having success in band is a highly complex formula, and is not always easily understood. The following are five ways in which you can help your son or daughter to have an…

“The Word” for District Adjudicated Event

Saturday, March 4, 2017 – OMEA District Adjudicated Event @ Teays Valley HS Freshman Band 5:30   Band Room Opens 5:45   Meet at LHS Band Room 6:00   Load Buses 6:10   Depart LHS 6:50   Arrive at TVHS 7:00   Unload Equipment 7:25   Freshman Band Warm Up 8:00   FRESHMAN BAND PERFORMANCE 8:40   Sight Reading 9:15   Load Equipment 9:30   Load…

Concert Band Update

There is a lot happening at Lancaster High School with our Concert Bands. Band members have been working extremely hard to prepare for the upcoming District Adjudicated Event on March 4. Here are a few updates regarding what is happening in the preparation process. On Saturday, February 18, the Freshman Band had the great opportunity…

Double Reed Opportunities at Ohio State

The Ohio State University School of Music offers two wonderful opportunities for high school musicians who play oboe or bassoon. Double Reed Honors Invitational Saturday, April 8, 2017 • Weigel Hall Student application deadline: Friday, March 3 Teacher evaluation deadline: Friday, March 10 Double Reed Camp June 4 – 7, 2017 Registration deadline: Friday, May…

Capital University Winds & Percussion Camp

Junior High Band Parents: Each year,  Capital University’s Conservatory of Music hosts a popular band camp for Junior High students called the Winds and Percussion Camp. Available to middle school students (those who will be in grades 7-9 starting August of 2017), this day camp will be held June 5 – 9. Participants will have…

Thunder Alley Bowling – Volunteers Needed

The Band Boosters need volunteers for the Thunder Alley bowling event on Sunday, February 19th. The event runs from 10:00pm to midnight. We need parents who will donate baked goods such as cookies or brownies, and snacks such as chips or pretzels. We also need parent volunteers to help with the check-in tables and help…

Band Bowling Night (Grades 7-12)

All band members in grades 7 through 12 are invited to a Bowling Night at Tiki Lanes on Sunday, February 19 from 10pm to midnight. Doors open at 9:30pm. Remember, there is no school the next day due to Presidents’ Day! The cost per student is $5, which includes shoe rental and unlimited bowling. The Band…

February 2017 Newsletter

Below is the link to the February 2017 Newsletter. February 2017 Newsletter Highlights include: – High School Solo and Ensemble Results – Information about Bowling Night for 7-12 grade band members – How to enroll in Amazon Smile – “Save the Date” for Band Camp   Submitted by: Debbi Hoagland pdhoagland@juno.com Publicity Committee

Color Guard Looking for Potential Members

The Lancaster High School Color Guard is a fun and exciting group that performs as an integral part of the Marching Band. No experience is necessary. We are currently looking for individuals who want more information regarding this great opportunity. For those of you who are already in band or have a child in band,…

Ohio University Honors Clarinet Choir

On Saturday, March 18, 2017, Ohio University will host its annual Clarinet Gala with the Honors Clarinet Choir, to be comprised of outstanding high school and college students selected via live and recorded auditions from throughout the region. The deadline for recorded auditions is Friday, February 17, 2017. For compete info on the gala and applying for…

All County Band Update

Due to the 2-hour delay, High School and Junior High band members who are participating in All County Band should try to report to Fairfield Union between 9:45-10:00am. If you need to show up at the original time, that is fine, but please travel safely. Mr. Factor will be at Fairfield Union by 8:30am.

January 2017 Newsletter

Happy New Year to all of our Lancaster Band families and supporters! Below is the link to the January 2017 Newsletter. January Newsletter   Submitted by: Debbi Hoagland pdhoagland@juno.com Publicity Committee

Ohio University Trombone Day

The Ohio University Trombone Studio will be hosting an event for trombone players on Sunday, January 29, 2017. The Ohio University Trombone Day 2017 is a full day of trombone related activities at the Ohio University School of Music in Athens, Ohio. The day will include a group warm-up, master classes, mass trombone choir and a final…