VCHS BANDS

Look at the VCHS/VCMS/VCIS Band Sections of the Website for more details on Info/Schedules & Times. We encourage to also keep up to date with our calendar section of the website. 

 

2020-2021 VCHS Band Google Classroom: https://classroom.google.com/c/MTM5NzI4MDAwMDQx

Colorguard Google Classroom: https://classroom.google.com/c/Njk2NzU2NTU0Mjla

SLACK Communication Update 2020 for the VCHS Band: New Communication Update

This year we will be trying the app “Slack” as a means of communication. This app is easy to use and we will be able to effectively communicate to all who are on it. We will NOT be utilizing “Remind” any longer. To become included in the band reminders on Slack, please follow these steps: 

 


If any questions arise, please e-mail me at kara.whitaker@usd262.net. Thanks!

VCHS Hornet Marching Band Summer Schedule 

  • HS Drumline 90-Minute Sub-Sectionals & Full Ensemble

    • Bass Drums: Tuesdays 12:30-2pm (6/15, 6/22, 6/29, 7/13)

    • Front Ensemble : Wednesdays 10:30am-Noon (6/16, 6/23, 6/30, 7/14)

    • Snares: Wednesdays  9am-10:30am (6/16, 6/23, 6/30, 7/14)

    • Full Group: Wednesdays 12:30-2pm (6/16, 6/23, 6/30, 7/14)

    • Tenors: Wednesdays 2-3:30pm (6/16, 6/23, 6/30, 7/14)

  • HS Colorguard Summer Rehearsal

    • Evening Rehearsal Dates: June 21st, June 24th, June 28th, July 1st, July 26th 6:30-8:30pm

    • Dance Camp: July 6th-8th 8am-Noon

    • The Camp: July 9th 1-6pm, July 10th 8am-4pm

    • Flag Camp: July 19th-23rd 8am-Noon

  • HS Wind/Brass Sectionals: June 15th & 22nd, July 13th & 20th 7-8pm

VCHS Marching Band Pre-Season: 

  • HS Band Leadership Sessions (Drum Majors/Section Leaders)/Winds-Brass Sectionals

    • Monday, July 26th Leaders 9am-Noon/Woodwind Sectional 1-2pm

    • Tuesday, July 27th Leaders 9am-Noon/All Brass Sectional 1-2pm

  • HS Drumline Camp

    • Monday, July 26th thru Friday, July 30th, 1-4pm.

  • Full Band Basics Camp

    • Monday, July 26th Full Woodwind Sectional 1-2pm
    • Tuesday, July 27th All Brass Sectional 1-2pm
    • Wednesday, July 28th 9am-Noon (Section Leaders &  Freshmen Only)

    • Thursday, July 29th & Friday, July 30th FULL BAND 9am-Noon

    • This does include colorguard, drumline as they are part of the full band.

  • FULL BAND CAMP

    •   Monday, August 2nd through Friday, August 6th from 8am-4pm.

  • Evening Rehearsals 

    • Tuesday, Aug. 10th 6:30-8:30pm

    • Thursday, Aug. 12th 6:30-8:30pm

 

These few days afford us an opportunity to accomplish what would take approximately twenty-two days, or over five weeks, on our regular rehearsal schedule. Therefore, it is imperative that no time be wasted and that students come to the camp prepared.  Attendance is mandatory. Grades will be given for Camp. The band camp dates will be discussed with the students in March before Spring Break.

Congrats to the VCHS Hornet Marching Band Leadership Team for 2021-2022

The 2021 VCHS Colorguard: Alex Palmer, Alexis Owings, Amberle Scogin, Ava Wiechman, Chloe Peterson, Della O'Donnell, Emma Palmer, Hannah Kutz, Kyrie Claypool, Madi Moses, Norah Koehn, Sammy Thompson 

Section Leaders: Madi Moses, Della O'Donnell, Emma Palmer 

 

Summer Rehearsal Dates: June 21st, June 24th, June 28th, July 1st, July 26th 6:30-8:30pm

Dance Camp: July 6th-8th 8am-Noon

The Camp: July 9th 1-6pm, July 10th 8am-4pm

Flag Camp: July 19th-23rd 8am-Noon

Basics Camp: Leadership July 26th & 27th 9am-Noon/July 28th (Sect. Leaders & Freshmen), July 29th and 30th Full Band.

Band Camp: Aug. 2nd-6th 8am-4pm

Evening Rehearsals: Aug. 10th & 12th 6:30-8:30pm

The 2021 VCHS Drumline:

Snares: Cheyenne Cicirello, Cooper Reeves, Reese Bieker, Tristan Derifield, Brock Moses

Tenors: Garrett Fitch, Chase Ivey, Luke Hoy

Bass Drums: Alec McCorgary, Issac Smith, Ayden Leland, Chase Bennett, Andrew Gregory

Front "Pit" Ensemble: Chasen Crippen, Jenna Ju, Tommy Spratt, Brooklyn Clements, Tommy Hollis, Shelby Stafford

Tamara Waters, Ashley Isham, Carter Graverson 

 

Section Leaders:

  • Pit- Tamara Waters, Ashley Isham, Chase Crippen

  • Battery- Cheyenne Cicirello (Garrett Fitch/Chase Bennett)

 

 Sub-Sectionals Days & Times: (Starts the week of June 14th.

  • Bass Drums: Tuesdays 12:30-2pm (6/15, 6/22, 6/29, 7/13)

  • Tenors: Wednesdays 2-3:30pm (6/16, 6/23, 6/30, 7/14)

  • Front Ensemble : Wednesdays 10:30am-Noon (6/16, 6/23, 6/30, 7/14)

  • Snares: Wednesdays  9am-10:30am (6/16, 6/23, 6/30, 7/14)

  • Full Group: Wednesdays 12:30-2pm (6/16, 6/23, 6/30, 7/14)

 

 Drum Camp: July 26th-July 30th 1pm-4pm

 Basics Camp: July 28th-July 30th 9am-Noon

 Full Band Camp: August 2nd-6th 8am-4pm

 Evening Rehearsals: Aug.10th& 12th 7-9pm

Congratulations to Sophomore Baritone Owen White with the position in The Wichita Youth Wind Ensemble !!

The Crossmen Drum and Bugle corps will in El Dorado next week June 21st to begin their 2021 season! They will be staying and rehearsing at Butler Community College in El Dorado, KS for 4 weeks!

BG PRODUCTS VETERANS STADIUM | 392-420 SW HAVERHILL RD, EL DORADO, KS 67042

They are offering an experience camp for all high school band students (all winds, percussion, color guard and drum majors) on Sunday, July 18. Clinic will start at 1:00 and end after the evening showcase performance featuring the students performing alongside the Crossmen, as well as other local groups and the Crossmen premier of their 2021 show!! This is a fantastic opportunity to Experience what it's like to hang with a World Class Drum and Bugle Corps finalist!


Only $10 per student and that includes the clinic, dinner and the show!

Email Verboom or Whitaker if interested or have questions.
jan.verboom@usd262.net
kara.whitaker@usd262.net

 

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​​​​​​​​Week of  6/21-6/24​​

  • Wednesday 6/23:\

    • HS Snares 9am-10:30am​

    • HS ​Front "Pit" Ensemble 10:30am-Noon​

    • HS Full Marching Percussion Ensemble 12:30-2pm

    • HS Tenors 2-3:30pm

  • Thursday 6/24:

    • HS Guard 6:30-8:30pm​

  • Friday 

 

Week of  6/28-7/2​​

  • Monday 6/28:

    • HS Guard 6:30-8:30pm​

  • Tuesday 6/29: 

    • HS Bass Drums 12:30-2pm​

  • Wednesday 6/30:

    • HS Snares 9am-10:30am​

    • HS ​Front "Pit" Ensemble 10:30am-Noon​

    • HS Full Marching Percussion Ensemble 12:30-2pm

    • HS Tenors 2-3:30pm

  • Thursday 7/1:

    • HS Guard 6:30-8:30pm​

  • Friday 

June At A Glance: ​​

  • HS Drumline 90-Minute Sub-Sectionals & Full Ensemble​ begin week of June 14th. 

    • Bass Drums: Tuesdays 12:30-2pm (6/15, 6/22, 6/29, 7/13)

    • Tenors: Wednesdays 2-3:30pm (6/16, 6/23, 6/30, 7/14)

    • Front Ensemble : Wednesdays 10:30am-Noon (6/16, 6/23, 6/30, 7/14)

    • Snares: Wednesdays  9am-10:30am (6/16, 6/23, 6/30, 7/14)

    • Full Group: Wednesdays 12:30-2pm (6/16, 6/23, 6/30, 7/14)

  • HS Colorguard Summer Rehearsals

    • Begin June 21st (Goes every Monday/Thursday 6:30-8:30pm up through July)

July At A Glance: 

  • HS Colorguard Summer Rehearsals

    • Evening Rehearsals July 1st, July 26th 6:30-8:30pm

    • Dance Camp: July 6th-8th 8am-Noon

    • The Camp: Juely 9th 1-6pm, July 10th 8am-4pm

    • Flag Camp: July 19th-23rd 8am-Noon

  • HS Wind/Brass Sectionals: July 13th & 20th 7-8pm

  • HS Drumline 90-Minute Sub-Sectionals & Full Ensemble​ 

    • Tuesday July 13th

      • Bass Drums: 12:30-2pm  (Last Sectional before Camp)

    • Wednesday July 14th (Last Sectionals and Full Group before Camp)

      • Front Ensemble : 10:30am-Noon

      • Snares: Wednesdays  9am-10:30am

      • Full Group: Wednesdays 12:30-2pm 

      • Tenors: Wednesdays 2-3:30pm

  • HS Band Leadership Sessions (Drum Majors/Section Leaders)

    • Monday, July 26th Leaders 9am-Noon

    • Tuesday, July 27th Leaders 9am-Noon

  • HS Drumline Camp

    • Monday, July 26th thru Friday, July 30th, 1-4pm.

  • Full Band Basics Camp

  • Monday, July 26th All Woodwind Sectional 1-2pm

  • Tuesday, July 27th All Brass Sectional 1-2p

  • Wednesday, July 28th 9am-Noon (Section Leaders &  Freshmen Only)

  • Thursday, July 29th & Friday, July 30th FULL BAND 9am-Noon

  • This does include colorguard, drumline as they are part of the full band.