Welcome to This Week In Marching Band Midland Park High School Marching Band is comprised of students in grades 7-12. The band rehearses exclusively after school.
Notes from the Directors
Seems that Copaigue wanted to make sure it was more memorable than Brentwood! The entire show is now on the field and the work to polish and refine gets going. A huge thanks to the crew that made prop adjustments and battled crazy weather to get us on the field!
This week's practices will be focused on making refinements the show. While we will be doing the full show at Ramsey again, it will certainly have some new elements. Please also remember that this week is a different circuit so the scoring system is different and they don't count toward dome. That doesn't mean that we won't see some judges that might be there!
Saturday is a busy day...Practice begins at noon. Truck Loading at 4:15. Band Departure around 5:15 and performance at 6:30.
Many of you have asked about due dates for payments and paperwork. All the paperwork has been emailed and is also available on the Band Program Downloads page. The dates are as follows:
Band Camp Payments: Past Due Syracuse Paperwork: Due 8/18/22 (Past Due) Syracuse Payment: Extended to 9/18/22 (Past Due) Music in the Park Ads: 9/24/22 (NO MORE ACCEPTED) Syracuse Medical Forms: 10/1/22
Some people have also asked about the way program ads should look. Here is a link to the program from 2022
Music in the Park is right aroud the corner, if you are not signed up to volunteer, you should be! Email Mrs. Sharo or one of us ASAP! Please continue to bring in the drink and chips donations that were requested...Looking forward to a week without Bridges!
Mr. Marks and Mr. Sheridan Some People have asked to learn more about the staff. You can do that on the NEW STAFF BIO PAGE!
September 27 & 29 - Practice 7-9 pm October 1 - Practice 12-5:00 pm October 1 - Competition at Ramsey - 5:15 pm approx. departure (All in Black Shirts / All in Shorts or Pants (will be announced Saturday at Practice), LONG BLACK SOCKS! / Band Jackets) Bring Money and/or food for the day. Water Bottles Required Show Start: 6:00 pm Our Performance: 6:30 pm Awards: 9:00 pm
October 4 & 6 - Practice 7-9 pm October 8 - Practice - 12 pm - 6 pm (Bring Lunch and Water!)(Band in Black Shirts / Guard in Show Shirts - All in Shorts or Pants (will be announced Thursday at Practice) October 9 - MUSIC IN THE PARK XXV - ALL DAY! Times will be given closer. (All in White Shirts / All in Shorts or Pants (will be announced Saturday at Practice), LONG BLACK SOCKS! / Band Jackets) Bring Money and/or food for the day. Water Bottles Required
Link to Marching Band Calendar This is stuff beyond normal Tues / Thurs / Sat Practices September 23 - Football Game at Waldwick September 24 - Car Wash September 25 - Copaigue October 1 - Ramsey October 9 - Music in the Park XXV October 14 - Football Game at Waldwick October 15 - NJMEA at Wayne Hills October 23 - Kingston October 26 - Practice October 28-31 - Dome Weekend November 4 or 5 - Possible Playoff Football Game (Round 2) November 18-19 - Possible Playoff Football Game (Round 4)
David Marks - Director of Bands Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, Marching Band Co-Director, Jazz Band Co-Director Chaz Sheridan - Marching Band Co-Director Jeff Peters - Assistant Marching Band Director, Jazz Band Co-Director Steve Bartosik - Percussion Ensemble Brian Prokop - Marching Percussion Coordinator
Other Staff Members and Consultants - Jessica Abraham, Kim Ackerson, Gordon Fisher, James Garde, Taylor Goodson, Shannon Linde, Shane Peterson, Crissy Shannon, Chaz Sheridan, Spencer Pigg