Countdown to Band Camp 2021

Good afternoon Band Family!

Welcome to our first Charms Email of the year! Please be sure to read the message thoroughly as there is a lot of important information included.

  • The first installment of Band Booster Dues was set for July 1st, 2021. You can find details about how to make payments here: https://www.thehoustonband.com/payments. If you prefer to send a physical payment (to either the P.O. Box, or the wooden box in Mr. Taylor’s office) please include the payment coupon found here: https://www.thehoustonband.com/forms

  • Section Leaders and Drum Majors will meet Monday, Wednesday, and Friday this week from 9-11am. Please make sure at least one leader from each section is present.

  • Color Guard will have rehearsal Monday-Thursday this week from 10am-3pm. Please contact Brittany Roberts (brittanywinfrey@gmail.com) with any questions or concerns.

  • ALL PERCUSSION students will have rehearsal Monday-Friday this week from 9am-4pm. Please contact Brandon Smith (BNSmithPercussion@gmail.com) with any questions or concerns.

  • Please be sure to bring the donations for Band Camp Supplies to the annual Ice Cream Social on Sunday July 18th at 4pm in the HHS Band Room. Check the attached letter for specifics about donations.

  • Volunteers Signup Here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040B4EA4AA23A13-band9

  • Supplies Signup Here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040B4EA4AA23A13-band9

  • Please contact Amy Eoff (amyeoff@gmail.com) with any questions about the Ice Cream Social and/or Band Camp supplies.

  • Band Camp is MANDATORY for ALL STUDENTS. It is Monday July 19th to Saturday July 24th from 8:30-4:30. Lunch will be provided.

  • Students are REQUIRED to bring the following items:

  • Necessary Equipment (i.e. instrument, mouthpiece, mallets or sticks, flags or weapons, etc.)

  • FULL water jug (at least ½ gallon size).

  • Tennis Shoes (no open toed footwear will be allowed).

  • Positive Attitude

  • Good night’s sleep

  • Students are ENCOURAGED to bring:

  • Camp Chair

  • Lanyard (for drill cards)

  • Sunscreen, hat, and sunglasses


We are thrilled to kick off our new year and finally enjoy a return to normal band events this summer. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to Mr. Taylor (matthew.taylor@gmsdk12.org) or Mr. Hagan (john.hagan@gmsdk12.org) with any questions or concerns.