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 and Washington, DC. The band represents Stevenson High School in Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA.

 


Marching Band Items:


 

2022-23 Marching Band Calendar (updated 6/14/2022)
Summer Sectionals
Drumline + Frontline Tue & Thu, 6 PM - 8:30 PM (beginning June 14)
Color Guard Tue & Thu, 10 AM - 12 PM (beginning June 21)
Trumpets Tue & Thu, 10 AM - 12 PM (beginning July 5)
Low Brass Tue & Thu, 6 - 8 PM (beginning July 5)
Flutes Tue & Thu, 6 - 8 PM (beginning July 7)
Clarinets Tue & Thu, 1 - 3 PM (beginning July 12)
Saxes & Horns Tue & Thu, 4 - 6 PM (beginning July 12)
July 2022
Fri, July 22 ** $350 Marching Band Fee Due **
August 2022
Mon, Aug 8 ** Two copies of physical form due **
Mon, Aug 8 ** Online Marching Band Contract Submissions Due **
M Aug 8 - Th Aug 11 ** Home Camp (11:45 AM - 7:45 PM) **
F Aug 12 ** Home Camp (11:45 AM - 4:30 PM) **
Su Aug 14 - W Aug 17 ** Away Camp @ Michindoh **
Tue, Aug 23 Full Band Rehearsal, 6:45 - 10 PM
Thu, Aug 25 Xenith Classic Football game @ WSU, call time TBA
Tue, Aug 30 Full Band Rehearsal, 5:45 - 8 PM
September 2022
Thu, Sep 1 Home football game, 5 PM call time
Mon, Sep 5 Peach Festival Parade, call time TBA
Tue, Sep 6 Full Band Rehearsal, 5:45 - 9 PM
Tue, Sep 13 Full Band Rehearsal, 5:45 - 9 PM
Tue, Sep 20 Full Band Rehearsal, 5:45 - 9 PM
Fri, Sep 23 Home football game, 5 PM call time (Homecoming)
Tue, Sep 27 Full Band Rehearsal, 5:45 - 8:35 PM
Tue, Sep 27 Parent Show, 8:40 - 9 PM
October 2022
Sat, Oct 1 Troy Athens Invitational (Time TBD)
Sun, Oct 2 Mini Home Camp I, 9:45 AM - 4 PM
Tue, Oct 4 Full Band Rehearsal, 5:45 - 9 PM
Fri, Oct 7 Home football game, 5 PM call time
Sun, Oct 9 Mini Home Camp II, 11:45 AM - 4 PM
Sun, Oct 9 UCS Band-a-Rama, 4 - 8:30 PM
Tue, Oct 11 Full Band Rehearsal, 5:45 - 9 PM
Tu 11 OR W 12 Run show, 2:25 - 3 PM
Tu 11 OR W 12 MSBOA Marching Festival, TBD
Tue, Oct 18 Tuesday Night Lights, TBA
Fri, Oct 21 Home football game, 5 PM call time (Senior Night)
Away Football Games
Fridays @ 7 PM Sep 9, Sep 16, Sep 30, Oct 14
2022 MHSAA Football Playoff Schedule
District Semifinals Friday Oct 28 or Saturday Oct 29
District Finals Friday Nov 4 or Saturday Nov 5
Regional Finals Friday Nov 11 or Saturday Nov 12
State Semifinals Saturday Nov 19, 1 PM
State Finals Saturday Nov 26, 1 PM @ Ford Field
December 2022
Tue, Dec 13 Indoor Concert Rehearsal, 3:15 - 4:15 PM
Thu, Dec 15 Stevenson Winter Concert, call time TBA
Mon, Dec 19 Marching Band Banquet, 6:30 PM

 

Click here for a PDF version of the 2022-23 calendar for printing (last updated 6/14/2022)


Registration & Payments for the
2022-23 Stevenson Marching Band

There are 5 steps to complete in order to be fully registered and cleared to participate in Marching Band:

  1. Completion of registration form (now due)
  2. Order and purchase required apparel items (now due)
  3. Complete payment of marching band fee (due July 22, 2022)
  4. Obtain a sports physical, then complete and return two copies of the MHSAA Physical form, with all sections filled out (due August 8, 2022)
  5. Download and read the 2022-23 Marching Band Handbook, then submit the Marching Band Contract online (due August 8, 2022)

 

Step 1: Online (only) Registration Form - now due

Required to be completed by all members wishing to be part of the 2022-23 Marching Band:

  • Reserves your theme T-shirt
  • Identifies instrumentation
  • Secures your spot in the marching drill / front line position
  • Collects contact info should there be an urgent communication need
  • To be completed by a parent/guardian

→ Click here (www.stevensonbands.org/2022MarchingBand) to register

 

Step 2: Order and purchase required apparel items (online payments only) - now due

  • All Marching Band members, except Colorguard, are REQUIRED to own the following items for the season:
  • Purchased through the band (only):
  • Marching Band Shoes (cost: $45)
  • Navy blue performance t-shirt (cost: $22 - $24)

→ www.stevensonbands.org/2022MarchingBandPayments

 

  • In addition, all Marching Band members, including Colorguard, must own a pair of white shorts that are worn as part of a summer uniform. These shorts are purchased on your own (the sooner, the better!).
  • Requirements for summer uniform white shorts:
  • No stripes – must be solid white
  • No athletic-style shorts (no elastic waistbands)
  • Clean / professional appearance (no rips, stains, minimal wrinkling)
  • Mid-thigh length or longer
  • Comfortable fit / do not hinder ability to march
  • Suggestions for Summer Uniform White Shorts:
  • Flat khaki-style strongly preferred over cargo-style (minimal pockets)
  • Shop early! White shorts are harder to find in July & August vs. spring and early summer
  • Online stores may have a better selection
  • White short examples (find the retailer/style/brand that works best for you):
  • Men's
  • Women's

 

Step 3: Pay $350 Marching Band Fee (online payments only) - Due July 22, 2022

Required to be completed by all members wishing to be part of the 2022-23 Marching Band:

  • Covers the cost of our home and away camps
  • Helps offset costs of hiring instructors, purchase of show music, and other items for the season that support the students
  • Includes Theme T-Shirt and white performance gloves (certain sections)

→ www.stevensonbands.org/2022MarchingBandPayments

 

Step 4: Completion of sports physical and completion/return of MHSAA physical form - Due August 8, 2022

REQUIRED to be completed by all members wishing to be part of the 2022-23 Marching Band. Mandatory current-year physicals are a UCS rule for the safety of all members of the Marching Band and must be completed and turned in by August 8, 2022. Please provide TWO (2) copies of your physical! This rule applies to all UCS marching bands, summer camps, and athletic-related activities (note: if the student has already completed a physical in 2022, it must have been dated after April 15th, 2022).

  • Click below to download the MSHAA Physical form for printing at home:
  • → MHSAA Physical Form (pdf)

  • Where to turn in completed forms:
  • Place completed form in the Blue Box in the Stevenson Band Room
  • Scan completed form and send to the e-mail in Schoology
  • Mail completed form to street address in Schoology

 

Step 5: Download and read the Marching Band Handbook, then complete and return the Marching Band contract online - Due August 8, 2022

Required to be completed by all members wishing to be part of the 2022-23 Marching Band.

 

 


Resources for the 2022-23 Stevenson Marching Band

 

  • 2022-23 Marching Band Paper Forms: Click to download and print at home.
  • 2022-23 Titans Color Guard Packet: Click below to download and print at home.
  • 2022-23 Titans Drumline Welcome & Clinic Packet: Click below to download and print at home.

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.

 

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A history of recent Marching Band Shows
2022: to be announced  
2021: Rock of Ages 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 Miserables 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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