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…

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.

Band Members Selected for All-County Band

Each January, many of the county’s top junior high and high school instrumentalists are selected to participate in the Fairfield County All-County Band. The All-County Band Festival is a long-standing tradition in Fairfield County. Student musicians from each of the county schools join together for one day only, to rehearse with a guest conductor and perform for the…

Informational Meeting about High School Band

8th Grade Parents, In a short few weeks your son or daughter will be making some important decisions about their high school class schedules that will greatly shape their overall student experience. One exciting opportunity available is participation in the Lancaster High School Band program. To help parents and students to make an educated decision,…

Upcoming Band Concerts

Please join us for our upcoming band concerts: General Sherman 7th and 8th Grade Bands Wednesday, December 14 at 7:00pm General Sherman Junior High School Auditorium Thomas Ewing 7th and 8th Grade Bands Wednesday, December 14 at 8:00pm Thomas Ewing Junior High School Auditorium Lancaster High School Bands Thursday, December 15 at 7:30pm Lancaster High…

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…

Welcome to our New Site!

Welcome to the new web page of the Lancaster City Schools Instrumental Music Department. We are pleased to debut our new site, which is now accessible on your computers and mobile devices. Our new site can still be accessed by visiting our old site, but it can now also be viewed by going to LancasterBands.com….