Student Volunteers Needed for Invitational

With the invitational fast approaching it is time to organize our student volunteers.  See the form below for specific jobs and times that you are interested in. Student Volunteer Form Thanks, Miss Bull

Band Booster Picnic and Swim Party

LHS Band Members and Families: You are invited to attend the annual Band Booster Picnic and Swim Party on Monday, August 7th at Valley View Golf Club.  It is located at 1511 George Road. The picnic begins at 6:30pm. Everyone is asked to bring a main dish. Woodwinds and Guard are also asked to bring…

Band Camp Reminders

Band of Gold families: Band camp is quickly approaching. Below are a few reminders for the week. Dr. Higgins and this year’s medical assistant, Mrs. Mader, will be in the band room on Wednesday from 6:30-7:30pm to collect medication. Please be sure to have all forms filled out before arriving. Mrs. Mader will also be available…

Medication Information for Band Camp

Getting Ready for Band Camp and the Marching Band Season The following is important information from Dr. Higgins about getting ready for Band Camp and the upcoming Marching Band Season. Medication and Health Information – Band Camp 2017 Medication Collection Dates In preparation for Band Camp, Dr. Higgins will be collecting medications on Monday 7/24 and Wednesday…

July 4th Parade

Schedule for Tuesday, July 4, 2017 Lancaster Independence Day Parade 8:30am Percussion Report Time 9:15am Winds/Guard/Field Commander Report Time Meet at the Band Booster Fair Booth. 10:00am Parade begins 11:30am Parade concludes (approximate time) 12:00pm Band room opens to return equipment (approximate time)   Announcements and Reminders for the Week – Instruments must be taken…

Band of Gold Decals

Band of Gold Parents: The Band of Gold window decals are now for sale. This is great way to show your support for your student and the band.  Imagine going to contest and seeing all of the vehicles with “Band of Gold” displayed on the back! The first delivery will be at the picnic August…

Graduation UPDATE – 1:45pm at Fulton Field

Symphonic Band: The start time of graduation has been moved up to 1:45pm at Fulton Field. If possible, please arrive at 12:45pm to Fulton Field (15 minutes earlier than originally planned). Be sure to have your instrument and music. Remember, to dress nicely – no jeans, t-shirts, or tennis shoes. Also, we will be loading…

Summer Marching Band Schedule

Band of Gold Parents and Students, The 2017 summer rehearsal schedule can now be downloaded below. It can also be found on the “Events” tab on the web site. Hard copies are available in the band room. Summer Schedule 2017 Sectionals for Percussion and Color Guard will be listed separately. Mr. Gerken and Mrs. Voight…

Band Banquet planned for May 23

High School Band families: You are cordially invited to attend our Spring Band Banquet. It will be held on Tuesday, May 23 at Crossroads Ministry Center (2095 W. Fair Avenue). Each family is asked to bring a main dish. In addition, boys should bring a dessert, and girls should bring a side dish. Drinks and tableware…

Symphonic Band makes history by earning “Superior” rating

For the third consecutive year, a Lancaster High School concert band has earned the top rating at the state level. The last time this happened was 34 years ago. On April 29, members of the Symphonic Band took the stage at Gahanna Lincoln High School and performed three selections for a panel of adjudicators. The…

Student Leadership Applications

Those band members interested in applying for a student leadership position with the 2017 Band of Gold should do the following before the end of the week: Complete an application, which can be found here. Sign up for a interview time outside the music office. Interviews will take place on Monday and Tuesday afternoon. A…

“The Word” for State Adjudicated Event

Symphonic Band members and families: “The Word” for next Saturday’s performance at OMEA State Adjudicated Event can be found below. To prepare for this important event, band members should be practicing each day to prepare their part to the highest level. Saturday, April 29, 2017 – OMEA State Adjudicated Event @ Gahanna Lincoln HS Auditorium…