Contest Update – PLEASE READ

Due to poor field conditions at Licking Heights, today’s show has been cancelled. We will still be meeting at the original report times, but will be done in the early afternoon.   10am- Guard Fit New Uniforms and Work on Part 2 Routine 11am- Percussion Warm Up/Rehearsal in Band Room Noon- Everyone Else Report Watch... Continue Reading →


08.31.18 – Home Football Game vs. St. Francis De Sales (Alumni Band Night)

Be sure to eat after school. Bring something or have food dropped off. Band members won’t have time to eat after rehearsal. 4:15pm – HS Band Warm-Up/Rehearsal at Practice Field 4:45-5:30 – Rehearsal with HS Band and Alumni Band 5:30pm – Load Equipment 6:05pm – Meet in Auditorium for Announcements 6:10pm – Report to Parade... Continue Reading →

Uniform Fittings

Band of Gold families: Fittings for our fall marching band uniforms are coming up soon. All marching band members must attend one of these two dates, with the exception of color guard members who will be fitted at a later date. Saturday July 7 9am-12pm - New members 1pm-3pm - Returning members Saturday, July 14... Continue Reading →

07.04.18 – Independence Day Parade

Schedule for Wednesday, July 4, 2018 Lancaster Independence Day Parade 8:30am Percussion Report Time 9:15am Winds/Guard/Field Commander Report Time Meet at the Band Booster Fair Booth (round building behind the grandstands). 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... Continue Reading →

Jazz Dinner Dance

The Lancaster High School Swinging Gales will be hosting a Jazz Dinner Dance on Saturday April 7. This event will be held at Mount Pleasant Elementary School located at 712 North Broad Street. The doors will open at 7:00 and dinner will be served at 7:30. Dinner will include the following items: 2 pastas: Spaghetti... Continue Reading →

Cookie Dough – Online Orders

Parents and Students, As you continue your cookie dough fundraiser, please remember there is an online option that can help benefit you as well. The attached handout will walk you through the process. A simple post on social media with this information could get you a lot of extra customers! Online Ordering Info Order forms are... Continue Reading →

Band Booster Scholarships

Senior Band Members and Parents: Each spring, the Lancaster Band Boosters provide several scholarships to graduating senior members of the band program. These scholarships are funded by the Charlie Smith Memorial Golf Outing held each August. Scholarship applications are now available and can be picked up from a director in the music office. The deadline... Continue Reading →

03.10.18 – District Adjudicated Event

Freshman Band 6:30   Band Room Opens 6:45   Meet at LHS Band Room (Report Time) 7:00   Load Buses 7:10   Depart LHS 7:50   Arrive at TVHS 8:00   Unload Equipment 8:25   Freshman Band Warm Up 9:00   FRESHMAN BAND PERFORMANCE 9:40   Sight Reading 10:15   Load Equipment 10:30   Load Buses 10:45   Depart TVHS 11:30   Arrive to LHS (approximate time) Symphonic... Continue Reading →

09.15.17 – Away Football Game at Newark

Away Football Game vs. Newark Friday, September 15, 2017 Be sure to get something to eat after school or have something brought to you at 4:15pm. 3:45PM – Report Time/Warm Up (meet in band room) 4:15PM – Load Equipment 4:30PM – Change into Uniforms Do not leave the school during this time! 5:00PM – Meet... Continue Reading →

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