5/18 Parent Meeting recap and important dates

Good morning band families,

Last night was our yearly meeting to vote on the board positions for this next year.  Your board for 2021-2022 school year are:

President- Mike Marino

1st Vice President- Charles Weinrich

2nd Vice President- Mj Kramer

Secretary- Molly Kim

Treasurer- Jeff Carney

Over the next couple of months we will transition in the new board and new commitee chairs.  Commitee chairs for 2021-2022 are:

Concessions- Cherie Came

Asst. Concessions-


Band Camp- Pj Obrecht

Uniform Chair-

Uniform Fitting Night- Melissa Wilson

Volunteer Chair- Flora Loomis

Asst Volunteer Chair- Anne Stavely

Fundraising Chair- Tiffany Heck Wilczewski

Banner and Sponsorships- Jennifer El Mekkaou

Senior Banners- Loretta Lee

Krispy Kreme- Karen Gaudio

March a thon-

Spirit Items- Stacey Puchalla

Homecoming shoe check- Lisa Wang


MPA concessions- Heather Liveringhouse

Prism Concert- Daniel Stewart

Prism Ticket Sales- Ziggy Stewart, Karen Gaudio

Prism Bake Sale- Karen Gaudio, Jacki Hunter

Sharkettes- Heather Roberts

Transportation- Matt Liveringhouse

Social Media- Dave Baer

Website- Mike Puchalla

Drumline- Amy and Chris Howell, Charles Weinrich

If you are interested on being on any of these commitees reply to this email.  

Our next meeting will be June 8th at 7pm in the bandroom.  This is a very important meeting for all students and parents to attend, as you will be getting the information you need for the new year.  Flag and dance will also be completing their uniform fitting that evening.  All flag and dance need to have their athletic clearance completed and accepted before their uniform fitting on June 8th. (Flag and Dance uniform cost is due at fitting)

Band Uniform Fitting nights- (all will take place in the band room.  Band fees are due at fitting and all students need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian)

June 14th 6-8pm Next year’s Seniors

June 28th 6-8pm Next year’s Juniors

July 12th 6-8pm Next year’s Sophomores

July 26th 6-8pm Next year’s Freshmen

If you are out of town for your scheduled fitting, then please attend the next available fitting.  We have approxiamently 170 band members to fit in the new uniforms and need time to finish the alterations.  Please attend your scheduled evening if you are available.  If you would like to volunteer to alter the uniforms, please reply to this email.  No skills are required, we will teach you what you need to know.  Please help us prep these new uniforms for our amazing year to come.  

Thank you all for helping to make the 2020-2021 school year a great year.

Melissa Wilson

President, GCHS Band Aid Club

Recap of 4/20/20 Parent meeting

Thank you to all that attended last night’s band parent meeting and welcome to the 8th grade parents that joined us. The main need we have right now is the filling of Committee positions and Board President for next year. Open Committee positions are:

Uniform Chair

Volunteer Chair

Banners and Sponsorships


Transportation of equipment


Booster Club President

If you are interested in any of these positions or need more information please email at gchsbandparentinfo@gmail.com.

See previous post for audition dates, end of year concerts and band camp dates.

Thank you,

Melissa Wilson

President, GCHS Band Aid Club

GCHS Band Parent Meeting recap March

GCHS Band Meeting Recap……

End of year concerts:

April 16th– CCPS Music Festival- at GCHS- 

May 4th– all concert bands and jazz bands.  Schedule will be released closer to concert date with each band having approximately 30 mins

May 6th– Flagline, danceline and percussion recital.

May 13th and 14th– Reflection concert- this is a free, ticketed event.  Info about tickets will be released closer to the date.  Same concert each night.

New uniforms are in and were showed off at the meeting.  See social media or website for pictures. 

Tryout info:

Danceline- April 20th 5pm in the GCHS Band Room

Flagline- April 22nd at 5pm in GCHS Cafeteria 

Signup for tryouts.  Link and qr code will be made available on the website and social media. 

Drumline- for priority placement for marching season- June 3rd 6pm band room

Wind Ensemble- June 1st band room

Jazz band- June 1st band room

Band camp will be:

Aug 2 8am-4pm (Leadership, all new member including flag and dance, and all of percussion)

Aug 3-7 8am-4pm (all members)

Aug 14 and Sept 4 8am-4pm (all members)

Marching practice begins first day of school Tuesday and Thursdays 6pm-815pm

Committee and Board openings:

Nominating committee is Patty Baer, Karen Gaudio and Amy Howell.  They can be reached at gchsbandparentinfo@gmail.com.  Contact them if you have questions about any of the positions, are interested in any of the positions, or know someone who would be great for the job. 

Board President

Volunteer Chair

Asst Volunteer chair

Asst concession chair

Transportation chair (equipment)

Uniform chair

Fundraising chair

Prism chair



And many committee members needed.