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Band Camp is ON!!!

August 15, 2020

Dates and Schedule for Band Camp:

 

August 19th - Drum Major Auditions -

12:00 pm - 4: 00 pm 

August 21st - Leadership Meeting and COVID set up of band room and stage area -

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

 

August 24, 26, and 28 - Leadership Training and Percussion practice

Leadership - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Percussion - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

 

August 31 - Sept 4 - Band Camp

 

Split the day Woodwinds - AM

Brass/Percussion - PM

 

Band Camp Schedule:

 

Day 1

7:30 am Band Room opens for Woodwinds -

Enter through Attendance doors. 

You must fill out the COVID questionnaire and have your temperature taken EVERY DAY.

8:00 am Orientation in Auditorium 

Rules and Regulations

Paperwork

Virtual Band and how that will work

Band in a COVID world

9:00 am Large Rehearsal in Auditorium - Switch every 30 minutes

A “How to Rehearse” with Dr. B and Mr. Sherman

Music Folders

Music

Warm-up Procedures

Pep Band Music

Concert Band Music

10:30 am Sectional or Masterclass

Work with master class teachers.

Preferably in a live situation. But virtual if necessary

12:00 pm Woodwind Students dismissed

 

12:30 pm Band Room opens for Brass and Percussion -

Enter through Attendance doors. 

You must fill out the COVID questionnaire and have your temperature taken EVERY DAY.

 

1:00 pm Orientation in Auditorium 

Rules and Regulations

Paperwork

Virtual Band and how that will work

Band in a COVID world

2:00 pm Large Rehearsal in Auditorium - Switch every 30 minutes

Percussion in Band Room

A “How to Rehearse” with Dr. B and Mr. Sherman

Music Folders

Music

Warm-up Procedures

Pep Band Music

Concert Band Music

3:30 pm Sectional or Masterclass

Work with master class teachers.

Preferably in a live situation. But virtual if necessary

5:00 pm Brass/Percussion Students dismissed

 

Day 2 - 5

7:30 am Band Room opens for Woodwinds

8:00 am Large rehearsal on Stage

9:30 am Chamber Ensemble Rehearsals

10:45 am Sectionals/Master Classes

12:00 pm Woodwinds Dismissed

 

12:30 pm Band Room Opens for Brass/Percussion

1:00 pm Large rehearsal on Stage

2:30 pm Chamber Ensemble Rehearsals

3:45 pm Sectionals/Master Classes

5:00 pm Brass/Percussion Dismissed

Jazz Band Proves Superior!

February 29, 2020

Your JICHS Jazz Band participated in the South Carolina Band Director Association's Jazz Performance Assessment for the first time in school history. Not only did they attend, but walked away with straight Superiors, the highest possible rating. The clinic/performance took place at Newberry College! 

Region Band 2020!

February 22, 2020

Congratulations to our students who earned a chair and participated in the 2020 Region 4 Honor Band Clinic! This is our biggest showing in school history!

Senior Band: Isabella Mikell, Timothy Lever, Liam Engelman, Timothy Bulson, Fares Al-Kamehski, Riley Beckett, Dominik Budz, Iyona Butler

Clinic Band: John Ryan Ottaviano, Brettan Calalang, Maddie Chanthabane, Andrew Carreira, Joshua Nisoff

9 Students to the USC Honor Band Clinic!

February 16, 2020

Congratulations to 9 of our students for their nomination, selection, and participation in the 2020 University of South Carolina Honor Band Clinic:

Riley Beckett, Noah Maier, Joshua Nisoff, Maddie Chanthabane, Timothy Bulson, Fares Al-Kameshki, Katelyn Wyandt, India Crawford, Brady Snipes

Folly Beach Christmas Parade!

December 14, 2019

The James Island Band loves participating in the Folly Beach Christmas Parade each year.  This year was no exception! There was much laughter and many smiles to go around. Nothing is quite like Christmas on the beach.

Holiday Jazz

December 06, 2019

Our Jazz Band helped ring in Holiday spirit, performing at the James Island Festival of Lights and for the Town of James Island Tree Ceremony! What fun!

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