Lamphere Alumni Band

GREETINGS LAMPHERE BAND ALUMNI!

Homecoming is Friday, October 11, 2019.

Mr. Garvey and I are so excited to host the Second Annual Lamphere Alumni Band! The Alumni Band participants will perform at Homecoming with the Lamphere High School Marching Band during pre-game and will have the option to play in the stands.



2019 ALUMNI BAND SCHEDULE

Friday, October 11, 2019 - TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

Below is the tentative schedule based on the usual homecoming day schedule. This schedule is subject to change once the exact kick-off time is announced and the evening can be fully planned.
  • 5:00 - 5:15 p.m.: Registration and Reception (Cider and Doughnuts!)
       Location: Lawn outside Band Room

  • 5:15 - 5:45 p.m.: Alumni Band Rehearsal
       Location: Choir Room

  • 5:45 - 6:00 p.m.: Break

  • 6:00 - 6:15 p.m.: Rehearsal with LHS Marching Band 
       Location: Lawn outside Band Room

  • 6:15 - 6:30 p.m.: Watch LHS Marching Band Halftime Music Run Through

  • 6:30 p.m.: Depart for stadium with LHS Marching Band

  • 6:40 p.m.: Watch LHS Marching Band Pre-Game Performance

  • 6:55 p.m.: Join LHS Marching Band to finish Pre-Game with Star Spangled Banner, Fight Song, and Alma Mater

  • 7:00 p.m.: Option to perform in stands with LHS Marching Band

PARKING

For rehearsal and game parking, use the north lot behind Lamphere High School. Overflow parking is available at the city park to the east of the high school.


MUSIC

As mentioned above, the Alumni Band members will join the LHS Marching Band in pre-game and will have the option to play in the stands. During pre-game, the combined bands will play the Star Spangled Banner, fight song, and alma mater. If you plan on playing in the stands, print out the pep tunes. 

(Files include all parts - scroll down and print the pages you need)


INSTRUMENTS

It may be possible to borrow an instrument from the LHS Marching Band. We have a limited supply and will accommodate the Lamphere Alumni Band to the best of our ability. Please indicate that you need a school instrument on the registration form or e-mail Erin Garvey at garveye@lamphereschools.org. We will be in touch with you to indicate if one is available.


GAME TICKETS and AT THE GAME

Participating Alumni Band members will get free admission to the game and may sit in the stands with the LHS Marching Band. Partners, spouses, or other guests will need to purchase tickets at the main gate.

If you'd like, please visit the concession stand during your time with us. Lamphere Band Boosters operate all concessions sales for home football games, and your purchases will help support our music students!


ATTIRE

Rehearsal attire is casual and weather appropriate. For the game, you are encouraged to wear your Lamphere varsity jacket. If you don't have a varsity jacket, just be sure to wear Lamphere clothes or colors. This year, we will be selling Lamphere Alumni Band t-shirts for $15 and pillows made from retired Lamphere uniforms for $20. You can pre-order your t-shirt and/or pillow on the registration form. We will have a limited quantity available for purchase at the event.


DONATIONS

Please consider making a donation to the Lamphere Bands! You can make a donation in person at the event, or mail your donation to Erin Garvey at Page Middle School, 29615 Tawas, Madison Heights, MI 48071. Checks may be made payable to the Lamphere Band Boosters. Please include the form below with your donation.



CONTACT

We are very excited about Homecoming and Alumni Band this year. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me. In the meantime, I look forward to seeing you soon. Bring good weather and go Rams! Once a Ram, always a Ram!

If you have not already, please find Lamphere Bands on Facebook (Lamphere Bands), Instagram (Lamphere.Bands), and Twitter (@LamphereBands)! We post frequently during the year to keep our fans up to date with the latest happenings and events.

For questions or more information:

Erin Garvey

Band Director, John Page Middle School
Co-Director, Lamphere Fifth Grade Band

John Page Middle School
29615 Tawas
Madison Heights, MI 48071

E-mail: garveye@lamphereschools.org
Office: 248-589-3428 x.2728


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