Welcome to the NCHS Music Department!

 
 



Upcoming Fundraisers
 


The first Krispie Kreme Doughnut Sale will begin Sept 17.
Once again profits from this sale from band students will help pay for buses to Princeton and $1.00 profit from each box sold will go toward band fees.
If fees have already been paid, the $1.00 per box can go to next year's fees for underclassman and seniors will get a dollar cash for each box sold at the year ending awards ceremony. (If fees for 2013-2014 have already been paid)





Points System
One point earned for each of these: Ordering/buying fundraising items, Selling fundraising items, Sending in food/supplies 
Three points earned for each of these:  Donating fundraising items, Set-up for pre-game meals, Clean-up for pre-game meals 
Five points earned for each of these: Shopping for supplies for band/events/fundraisers, Photography/Videography (must be submitted), Creating/typing/distributing newsletters/fliers/website content, Distributing fliers/posters and other publicity activities, Hauling trailer to/from competitions/events, Chaperoning competitions, Helping to load/unload trailer, Set-up for events, Clean-up for events
Ten points earned for each of these: Organizing fundraisers, Sewing/creative for uniforms/fundraising items/backdrops, Moving pit/equipment on/off field for football games, 50/50 table at football games, Holding backdrop at competition
Fifteen points earned for each of these: 50/50 sales in the stands at football games, Moving pit/equipment on/off field for competition, Attending a booster meeting
Twenty points earned for this:  Serving as a booster officer (per season)

Annual Homecoming/Alumni Band Performance will be on October 11, 2013 please go to the
Marching Governor's Page to download the Registration Form and Letter.

There will be rehearsal on 10/29 and 10/30 as well as 11/5 and 11/6
Senior Night is 11/8/13
Mr. Belcher is taking students to Fork Union on 11/9 that plan to audition for All District Chorus
Mr. Belcher will be available to work with band students that want to audition for All District Band on Monday October 28, Monday November 4, Thursday November 7, Monday November 11, and Tuesday November 12.  All District Band Auditions are Saturday December 1, 2013.

Please remember the Talent Show on 11/22/13 - the students are selling raffle tickets for a cash raffle to be given away at the Talent Show.

The band will practice for the Christmas parade on 11/25/13 and 11/26/13 and maybe on 11/21/13.

Individual Band Photo's are scheduled for After school on November 14, 2013 - students will not rehearse but they will need to get their picture made in uniform - we are starting back the tradition of a head shot photo collage for each year of the band - students and parents will have the opportunity to purchase photo packages.
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Performance Schedule

September 6, 2013 - Home Football Game vs. Page County
September 13, 2013 - Home Football Game vs. Riverheads
September 28, 2013 - Marching Band Competition - Stuarts Draft, VA
October 5, 2013 - Marching Band Competition - Princeton, WV
October 11, 2013 - Home Football Game (Homecoming) - vs. Chatham
October 12, 2013 - Marching Band Competition - Lynchburg, VA
October 25, 2013 - Home Football Game vs. William Campbell
October 26, 2013 - Marching Band Competition - Powhatan, VA
November 8, 2013 - Home Football Game (Senior Night) vs. Gretna
November 11, 2013 - Veteran's Day Performance at Rockfish River Elementary School
December 1, 2013 - Lovingston Christmas Parade

Regular after school band rehearsals will begin on Tuesday, August 13.
The band plans to practice four days a week this year instead of three.
Monday will be added to the regular practice schedule and will be designated for working inside on music, sectionals, guard routines, etc..
Students will still be excused on Mondays to take care of doctor/dental appointments etc...
Tuesday-Thursday will be designated as outside days!!!...students are encouraged to do everything possible to NOT schedule anything on those days during marching season.


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STUDENT CHECK LIST FOR ALL COMPETITIONS:
            Uniform, hat, shoes, band t-shirt, white calf length socks, and white gloves
             Percussion, needs black calf length socks
            Instrument and /or equipment
                        Percussion, remember, sticks, mallets, and carriers

Blast in the Draft

Congratulations Nelson County Marching Governors. 2nd place class AAAA band. 4th overall out of 16 bands. 3.9 points from superior rating. Congratulations guard....first place in AAAA. Congratulations Drum Major Rachel Maurhoff....2nd place AAAA. Congratulations drum line...3rd place AAAA.

                       Southern Thunder - West Virginia 10/5/13

Congratulations Nelson Marching Governors. The band earned a superior rating and finished 3rd in AAA. The group was 4th overall out of 13 bands. The color guard, drum major, and percussion got 2nd in class AAA. The guard and percussion were 3rd overall.

Powhatan Competition

Congratulations to the Nelson County Marching Governors. The band received an excellent rating and placed 4th out 8 bands in a tough AAAA division at Powhatan VA. The Marching Governors won first place for general effect and the color guard won 3rd place in class. Congratulations on an outstanding season.


Please go to the Marching Governer's Page to download the permission forms for the competitions

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Autumn Moulton and Christina Druen

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Marching Governor Woodwinds 2011

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2011 Competition Results

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Sept 24, 2011   BLAST IN THE DRAFT, Stuarts Draft, VA
2nd Place AAA Band
1st Place AAA Guard
1st Place AAA Percussion
3rd Place Overall Band out of 14
 
Oct 1, 2011    SOUTHERN THUNDER III, Princeton, WV
2nd Place AAA BAnd
1st Place AAA Guard
1st Place AAA Percussion
3rd Place AAA Drum Major
9th Place Band Overall out of 18
 
Oct. 8, 2011  GEORGE WYTHE BAND FESTIVAL, Wytheville, VA
3rd Place AAA Band
1st Place AAA Guard
3rd Place AAA Drum Major
10th Place Band Overall out of 22
 
Oct. 15, 2011 BLUE RIDGE FESTIVAL OF BANDS, Lynchburg, VA
4th Place AAA Band
3rd Place AAA Guard
4th Place AAA Drum Major
4th Place AAA Percussion
6th Place Band Overall out of 17

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