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Band Plays at James Library Island Festivities

November 02, 2019

Band members help celebrate the opening of the NEW James Island Public Library! On Wednesday, October 30th, our Jazz Band played for a Staff Reception, taking place in the new facility. On Saturday, November 2nd, a condensed Pep Band joined the celebration by performing some fun tunes at the Library's Ribbon-Cutting event. 

Jazz Band Performs @ JIPSD Event

October 10, 2019

Our Jazz Band proved to be a HIT at the annual James Island Public Service Department Community Service Event! Taking place in the parking lot of Lowes, our Jazz Band kicked off the event with our National Anthem followed by an hour worth of fun music. It's all about community here in the JICHS Band!

150+ in Stands at Homecoming 2019!

October 04, 2019

The JICHS Pride of the Island Pep Band, along with guests, CRMS 8th Grade Band Students & JICHS Band Alumni, rocked the stands on Friday Night, making up a band of over 150 participants! We're happy to see our program growing at such a steady rate. Our future is bright!

Band Camp 2019!

August 12, 2019

Our JICHS Band Members just finished an intense, week-long Band Camp! This year proved to be much different than in years past. Instead of a traditional marching band camp, students participated in an all-immersive, cutting-edge camp that highlighted ALL aspects of the JICHS band program. After hours of rehearsals and planned social activities, the week ended with a Showcase performance where every student performed in 3 groups: Concert Band, Pep Band, and a Small Ensemble (Flute Choir, Clarinet Choir, Jazz Band, Horn Quartet, or the Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble). 

Program Earns Concert Achievement Award!!!

May 06, 2019

Congratulations to your JICHS Band Program for earning the South Carolina Band Director's Association "Concert Achievement Award!!!" This is a specific award given to top SC band programs without a "competitive" marching band. According to SCBDA online records, JICHS is only the 2nd SC band program to earn this award since 2001!!! Congratulations!!!!!!

16 Superior Ratings at Solo & Ensemble!

May 03, 2019

Congratulations to all of our students who participated in Solo & Ensemble. JICHS walked away with 16 Superior & 4 Excellent Ratings! Way to go!!! 

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Band Backer Meeting

02/11/20

6:30pm

Band Room

USC Band Clinic

02/13/20

- 2/16/2020

University of South Carolina

Region Band Clinic

02/21/20

2/22/2020

Charleston Southern University

State Jazz Performance Assessment

02/29/20

Performance Time TBD

Newberry College

BIG Band Meeting

03/10/20

6:30pm - 7:00pm (pre-concert)

Performing Arts Center

Pre-Festival Concert

03/10/20

7:00pm

Performing Arts Center

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