Marching Band: Stevenson Instrumental Music Program

 

Titans Marching Band

Stevenson MarchersThe Stevenson High School Marching Band is proud to have built a long tradition of excellence. The band performs annually at MSBOA Festival and Utica Community Schools' Band-a-Rama and has participated at regional marching activites throughout Metropolitan Detroit. While away from Michigan, the SHS Marching Band has performed in Orlando & Miami Florida and Washington, DC. The band represents Stevenson High School in Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA.

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2020 Marching Band Camp Dates:

  • To aid in protecting the health of our students and staff, we are planning to hold all Marching Band activities locally for 2020. All dates and times are subject to adjustment
  • Camp weeks: Monday Aug. 10th - Friday Aug. 21st
  • Important note: ALL Marching Band members must be in attendance for all camp dates and during all hours camp is session. Students with jobs must inform their employers they cannot work during these weeks.
  • Camp times: To be announced

 


Marching Band Items:


Note: All dates and activities subject to modification in support of recommendations and requirements concerning the ongoing public health situation

2020-21 Marching Band Key Dates
Wed 4/15: First Day physicals are valid for 2020-21
TBA: Informational Meeting
TBA: Section Leader / Drum Major Training; Time & Location TBA
Mon 8/10: Payment & Physical Due
Mon 8/10: First day of Marching Camp
Tue 9/1: Rehearsal, 6 - 8 PM (FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL)
Tue 9/8: Rehearsal, 6 - 9 PM
Fri 9/11: Home Football Game, 5 PM Call Time (snake halls, 1:30 PM)
Tue 9/15: Rehearsal, 6 - 9 PM
Fri 9/18: Homecoming Football Game, 5 PM Call Time (pep rally, 1 PM)
TBA: Marching Band Invitational Performance
Tue 9/22: Rehearsal, 6 - 9 PM
Tue 9/29: Rehearsal, 6 - 9 PM
Tue 9/29: Parent Show, 8:40 PM
Fri 10/2: Home Football Game/Fri Night Lights, 3 PM Call Time (snake halls, 1:30 PM)
Sun 10/4: Rehearsal/Mini Home Camp, 10 AM - 4 PM
Tue 10/6: Rehearsal, 6 - 9 PM
Sun 10/11: Rehearsal, 12 - 4 PM (dinner @ SHS following)
Sun 10/11: UCS Band-a-Rama, 6 PM (@ Utica HS)
Tue 10/13 OR Wed 10/14: Rehearsal/Last Show Run, 2:30 PM
Tue 10/13 OR Wed 10/14: MSBOA Marching Band Festival, Call time TBA
Fri 10/16: Home Football Game/Senior Night, 5 PM Call Time (snake halls, 1:30 PM)
Fri or Sat 10/23 - 11/28: Possible Football Playoff Games
Fri 10/16: Home Football Game/Senior Night, 5 PM Call Time (snake halls, 1:30 PM)
Tue 12/15: Rehearsal, 3:30 PM
Thu 12/17: Stevenson Winter Concert, 7 PM Concert Time
Mon 12/21: Marching Band Banquet, 7 PM Dinner
Wed 1/13: Stevenson Cluster Concert, Time TBA

Click here for a PDF version of the 2020-21 calendar for printing


Registration & Payments for the 2020-21 Stevenson Marching Band

 

Step 1: Register online at: www.stevensonbands.org/2020MarchingBand

  • Registration is open now!

 

Step 2: Pay a $25 non-refundable deposit online towards the $125 Marching Band Fee at: www.stevensonbands.org/2020MarchingBandPayments

  • Deposits and payments accepted online beginning June 15, 2020
  • Deposit due no later than July 1, 2020

 

Step 3: Purchase marching shoes and/or navy blue t-shirts (new members or if needed for returning members) at: www.stevensonbands.org/2020MarchingBandPayments

  • Payments accepted online beginning June 15, 2020
  • Marching shoes must be ordered and paid for no later than July 15, 2020
  • T-shirts must be paid for prior to delivery to the student

 

Step 4: Download, print, complete (must be dated on or after April 15, 2020 and physical section completed out by a medical professional), and turn in a Physical form

  • Completed form due on or before August 10, 2020
  • Turn in, on paper, on the first day of Marching Camp
  • UCS rules concerning sports physicals (positively NO exceptions):
    • Must take place on or after April 15, 2020
    • Must be completed by a medical professional
    • Every Marching Band member must have a sports physical completed to participate in both home and away camps
  • For 2020-21, all students must use the official MHSAA physical form
  • Due to HIPAA restrictions, UCS athletes are responsible for providing their own copies of their physical form to both band and athletics. The band does not provide copies of physicals to any other organization - this is YOUR sole responsibility!
  • UCS, or any of its schools or organizations, does not maintain a centralized filing system for physicals. Each organization operates independently.
  • Should the information on this form need to be updated after it was submitted, a replacement form may be submitted at any time prior to departure to away camp without loss of eligibility. Strongly recommended: make and keep a photocopy of this form prior to submission.

 

Step 5: Complete payment of the Marching Band Fee at: www.stevensonbands.org/2020MarchingBandPayments

  • Final payments due on or before August 21, 2020
  • Outstanding balances after August 21 are subject to being added to the student's Power School account as a fine. Students with fines on their accounts will not be allowed to:
    • Participate in optional student travel opportunities
    • Purchase tickets to optional student activities such as the Homecoming Dance and Prom
    • Receive their cap and gown and participate in their high school graduation ceremony
  • Marching Band is a pay-to-play optional activity that is primarily funded through a combination of fees and parent-directed fundraising. Participation in Marching Band requires payment.

 

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Resources for the 2020-21 Stevenson Marching Band

 

  • 2020-21 Marching Band Handbook: Released on TBA, 2020 with key updated information from Mr. Sekich. The last page of this handbook must be signed by the student and a parent and returned to SHS.
  • 2020-21 Instrumental Music Kickoff Meeting Handout: An overview of the entire program for 2020-21, with a focus on numerous items specific to Marching Band.
  • 2020-21 In-Depth Information: A comprehensive guide to the Stevenson Marching Band. Recommended reading for those (especially parents, but students too) that want the logistics, expectations, and details of the Stevenson Marching Band. The presentation been indexed so you can easily navigate the various sections - stopping and returning whenever you'd like the information you need. There are two formats: This presentation will remain on this web site throughout the Marching Season so you can refer back to it at any time should you have questions.

Receiving Physical Education Flex Credit for completing 2 full seasons of Marching Band: A student may be able to waive the graduation requirement of 1/2 credit of Physical Education (gym class) following the completion of two seasons of Marching Band between 9th and 12th grades. In addition to 100% participation, the proper paperwork must be completed, signed by Mr. Sekich, and returned to the counseling department to complete eligibility.


A history of recent Marching Band Shows
2020: Behind the Mask  
2019: The Music of Queen 2018: Super Bowl Halftime Hits
2017: Wizards & Magic 2016: Friends
2015: Heart of a Hero 2014: Once Upon a Time
2013: Vegas, Baby! 2012: Welcome to the Jungle
2011: Road Trip USA! 2010: The Piano Man Show
2009: Les Miserable 2008: Motown USA
2007: The Beatles 2006: Hollywood Highlights
2005: Jeckyll & Hyde 2004: The Mask of Zorro
2003: Disney Fantasmic 2002: Jesus Christ Superstar
2001: Aaron Copland 2000: West Side Story
1999: Star Wars 1998: Big Band Jazz
1997: Western Show 1996: Beethoven Show
1995: James Bond 1994: Fiddler on the Roof
1993: Broadway Show 1992: Cartoon Show

2018-19 Stevenson Marching Band

2018-19 Stevenson Titans Marching Band


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