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 in 2020. All dates and times are subject to adjustment
  • Home "Camp" Week: Monday Aug. 17th - Thursday Aug. 20th, 8:30 - 11:30 AM
  • 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 this week.

 


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
Tue 7/28, 8/4, 8/11: Sectionals @ SHS
Sun 8/16: Contracts due
Mon 8/17: $125 Marching Band fee due
Mon 8/17: Physical Due
Mon 8/17 - Thu 8/20: Home "Camp", 8:30 - 11:30 AM
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

 

Printable Quick Overview

 

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

  • Registration is open now (most have completed this step)!

 

Step 2: Pay the $125 Marching Band Fee at: www.stevensonbands.org/2020MarchingBandPayments

  • Payments accepted online beginning June 3, 2020
  • Payment due no later than August 17, 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.

 

Step 3: No longer applicable

 

Step 4: Complete online certification of Student Contract and Parent Agreement at www.stevensonbands.org/2020MarchingContract

  • Online certification from student and parent/guardian due on or before August 16, 2020

 

Step 5 - NEW MEMBERS WITHOUT A 2019 PHYSICAL SUBMITTED TO UCS: 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

  • UCS rules concerning sports physicals for new members (those without a physical submitted to UCS for the 2019-20 school year - NO exceptions):
    • Must take place on or after April 15, 2020
    • Must be completed by a medical professional

Step 5 - OPTION FOR RETURNING MEMBERS: Download, print, complete, and turn in a MHSAA Health Questionnaire for 2020

  • UCS rules concerning use of health questionnaire (NO exceptions):
    • May be substituted for students that submitted a valid sports physical to any UCS school during the 2019-20 school year
    • An actual physical must have been completed on or after April 15, 2019
    • A YES answer to any of the questions on the questionnaire will require a completed physical exam from a MD, DO, NP, PA prior to participation
  • MHSAA FAQ about Health Questionnaire

GUIDELINES FOR BOTH PHYSICAL OPTIONS:

  • Completed forms due when camp begins during the week of August 17, 2020
  • Turn in, on paper, on the first day of Marching Camp
  • Every Marching Band member must have a sports physical completed to participate in sports and band camps
  • For 2020-21, all students must use an official MHSAA 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 a form need to be updated after it was submitted, a replacement form may be submitted at any time prior to camp without loss of eligibility. Strongly recommended: make and keep a photocopy of this form prior to submission.

 

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Resources for the 2020-21 Stevenson Marching Band

 

  • 2020-21 Marching Band Paper Forms: Click to download and print at home.
    • MHSAA Physical Form - For new marchers if they did not submit a physical to a UCS athletic program in 2019. Must be completed on or after 4/15/20.
    • MHSAA Health Questionnaire - May be substituted for students that submitted a valid sports physical to any UCS school during the 2019-20 school year. Physical must have been completed on or after April 15, 2019. Please note that a YES answer to any of the questions on the questionnaire will require a completed physical exam from a MD, DO, NP, PA prior to participation. 
  • 2020-21 Marching Band Handbook: Released on June 3, 2020 with key updated information from Mr. Sekich.

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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