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Join the 2017 Hillgrove Marching Band!!!

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The 2017 Hillgrove marching band season promises to be eventful, challenging, and fun!   The band is scheduled to perform in several large venues such as Jacksonville State University, Wake Forest University, and the NEW Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta.    You won’t want to miss being a part of this newest chapter of the storied history of excellence of Hillgrove’s marching band.

The following packet of information contains all the information you need to join the marching band:

  1. Marching Band Membership ...
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State of the Marching Band: 9/1/16

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The marching band is now in week 6 of it’s 2016 season. We are 186 strong (our biggest ever) and working very hard to develop our skills into strong performers. Here are some updates on some things (good and bad):

Production:

The marching band production this year is entitled “When Kings Go Off to War”.   Taken from a famous quote “In the Spring, At the Time, When Kings Go Off to War”, it’s our take on the American Home Front during World ...

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Classes, Grades, and Time Management

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FA66TS8GDVZF6IQ.MEDIUMClasses, Grades, and the Time Commitment

 

This is a big one for the young ones especially, but the older you get the harder the classes get!  While the marching band isn’t MORE important than the classes the students are taking, however, their commitment to each other and to the team is AS important.   The essential ingredient for success is to not put yourself in ...

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Rehearsal Attendance

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REHEARSAL ATTENDANCE

 

With all that in mind, it is ESSENTIAL that each performer holds him or herself to a high standard in 2 areas:

  1. Taking care of your bodies with good nutrition, sleep habits and hydration
  2. Attending ALL rehearsals

 

It is likely that unlike any activity your child has ever undertaken, the marching band is an incredibly physical, athletic performance organization, that ...

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When Kings Go Off to War

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When Kings Go Off to War

Production:

 

The marching band production this year is entitled “When Kings Go Off to War”.   Taken from a famous quote “In the Spring, At the Time, When Kings Go Off to War”, it’s our take on the American Home Front during World War 2.   You will see the following themes develop throughout the season:

 

Introduction – In the Spring – you will see the imagery of the Dandelion, the quintessential idea of springtime.   You will see the band blossom and spread as ...

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