Before most events, I will send a remind message or post additional information on our website, gmsband.net. Some dates on the calendar only apply to certain groups. There are no after school practices for 6th grade. 6th grade performs at the Christmas Concert and Spring Concert. Other 6th grade performances are during the school day.
August 30 - 8th grade plays at home football game. Come by GMS before 4:15 to get instrument. Be at stadium NLT 4:30. Game starts at 4:45. Rides here for pickup by 6:30
1 - Please turn in band payment and shirt order form/handbook form by this date. Please pay online, then fill out the shirt order form. (see link on gmsband.net)
12 - GMS Football Game. Meet in the GMS band room NLT (No later than) 4:15. Have rides pickup by 6:30. Optional for 7th or 8th grade
21 - District and Allstate Registration Deadline. (audition held the first Saturday in December)
29 - King and I Trip. Fox Theatre, Atlanta. This is not a grade level or class trip. This is optional for some 7th and 8th graders. Seats are very limited. Price and students attending TBA.
11 - GMS Football Game. Meet in the GMS band room NLT (No later than) 4:15. Have rides pickup by 6:30. Optional for 7th or 8th grade
** The high school band will perform during half time. Before half time, we will march with the high school from the GHS band room to the stadium. GMS band will watch the half time show from the track.
Veteran’s Day program (8th grade participants TBA)
2 - District/Allstate Auditions time TBA (held at GREENBRIER Middle)
We are hosting this event for our district. Will involve 500+ students from school around our area. GMS volunteers needed.
4 - GMS Band Concert 6:00pm 6th, 7th, & 8th Grade
7-9 - University of Georgia Honor Band - students involved TBA
6 - Allstate Band 2nd Audition (if passed the 1st audition)
19 - Lion King Trip. Fox Theatre, Atlanta. This is not a grade level or class trip. This is optional for some 7th and 8th graders (possibly 6th grade). Seats are very limited. Price and students attending TBA.
8-10 - District Honor Band, held at Wesley UMC. Students involved based on audition in December.
1-3 Allstate Band. Held in Athens, GA
14 or 15 Performance Evaluations. Exact day/time of performance TBA. Details to follow.
Students must audition to be chosen for the GMS Honor Band.
TBA - Honor Band after school rehearsals / concert.
24 BHB. 6th grade students involved TBA
26 GMS Band Spring Concert. 6th, 7th, 8th grade 6:00 pm
– Solo and Ensemble Festival (optional)