The North Brunswick Marching Scorps are active community participants in the Town of Leland and the surrounding Brunswick, New Hanover, and Columbus Counties. The band has been featured on local news stations and at local businesses for its performances. The Marching Scorps perform annually at the North Carolina Azalea festival, Leland Christmas Parade, Leland Founders Day, the 4th of July Parade in Southport, the Island of Lights Parade in Carolina Beach, and The Martin Luther King Celebration in Wilmington. The concert band performs for the NC Band Masters Music Performance Adjudication. Ensembles include concert band, marching band, winter percussion, jazz combo, winter guard, and much more.
The Marching Scorps are under the direction of Mr. Patrick Barrett.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much will band cost?
Our band dues are usually $325 per year. This is split into monthly payments. Students rarely pay the full amount because we fundraise so much; some students do fund-raise all of their band fees.
Can I participate in band and other activities?
Yes, just make sure you organize your schedule and attend band practice for half a rehearsal.
How often does the band practice?
During the fall semester, practice is after school from August to November. During the spring semester practice is during the school day and after school.
If I have never played an instrument can I join the band?
Yes, however you will need to have some back ground in music to be successful (chorus, violin, piano, private lessons, etc) . For the color guard all you will need to do is tryout.