Marching Band: Stevenson Instrumental Music Program

 

Titans Marching Band

→ Registration for 2019-20 Marching Band now open ←

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.

Marching Band Items:


2019 Marching Band Key Dates
 W Aug 7: Sectionals @ Stevenson, 10 AM - 2 PM
M Aug 12: Physical & Final Payment Due
Aug 12 - 16: Home Camp @ Stevenson, 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Aug 17 - 22: Away Camp @ Michindoh
 Tu Sept 3: Tuesday rehearsal, 6 - 8 PM
Tu Sept 10: Tuesday rehearsal, 6 - 9 PM
F Sept 13: Home football game
Tu Sept 17: Tuesday rehearsal, 6 - 9 PM
Tu Sept 24: Tuesday rehearsal, 6 - 9 PM
F Sept 27: Homecoming Pep Rally, 1 PM
F Sept 27: Homecoming football game
Tu Oct 1: Tuesday rehearsal, 6 - 9 PM
Tu Oct 1: Parent Show, approx 8:30 PM
Sa Oct 5: Chippewa Valley Invitational, TBA
Su Oct 6: Rehearsal, 12 - 5 PM
Su Oct 6: UCS Band-a-Rama @ SHS, 6 PM
Tu Oct 8: Tuesday rehearsal, 4:30 - 7 PM
F Oct 11: Home football game (Friday Night Lights)
Su Oct 13: Mini Home Camp, 1 - 6 PM
Tu Oct 15: Final Show Run-through, 3 PM
Tu Oct 15: MSBOA Marching Band Festival @ SHS
F Oct 25: Home football game (Senior Night)
Dates TBD: Possible football playoff games
 M Dec 9: Marching Band Banquet (optional)
Tu Dec 10: Indoor rehearsal for concert, 2:30 PM
Th Dec 12: Stevenson Winter Concert
W Jan 15: Stevenson Cluster Concert

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Resources for the 2019-20 Stevenson Marching Band

 

  • 2019-20 Marching Band Handbook: Released on June 13, 2019 with updated information from Mr. Sekich about this year's Marching Band. The last page of this handbook must be signed by the student and a parent and returned to SHS no later than August 7, 2019.
  • 2019-20 Instrumental Music Kickoff Meeting Handout: An 18-page overview of the entire program for the coming year, with a focus on items specific to Marching Band.
  • 2019-20 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 be updated and remain on this web site throughout the Marching Season so you can refer back to it at any time should you have questions.

2019 Key Registration/Payment Due Dates
now: Registration & Deposit Due
now: Medical Paperwork Due (except Physical)
August 12: New Marchers: Purchase Shoes / Navy Shirt
August 12: Physical & Full Payment Due

Registration & Payment Steps:

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Due immediately:

  1. Online Registration & Permission form (now open)
  2. Online payment of $100 deposit (now open)

 

Due immediately:

  1. Emergency Medical Treatment form (MUST BE NOTARIZED; editable, printable pdf)
  2. Medical & Allergy Information form (editable, printable pdf)
      ● Info to help complete this form correctly
  3. Photocopy of Medical Insurance card (copies of front & back of card)

Due August 12, 2019:

  1. Online full payment of $450 Marching Band fee
  1. A) New Marchers (except ColorGuard) must purchase (or have) Marching Shoes & and a Navy Blue Performance Shirt. Purchase online here
  1. Physical Exam / Medical Clearance form (printable pdf)

 Complete Steps 1 & 2 by May 1, 2019 AND Steps 3, 4, & 5 by June 13, 2019 AND Step 6 by August 9, 2019 to be eligible for a $50 discount off the $450 Marching Band Fee

 

Important Registration & Paperwork Information:

  • All medical paperwork is to be turned in, on paper, to the Blue Box in the Stevenson Band Room.
  • Current year physicals are required by Utica Community Schools (UCS) for all members of the Marching Band attending band camp. A valid physical is completed by a medical professional and dated on or after April 15, 2019. Any physical given before April 15, 2019 will be rejected and a new physical must be obtained. No exceptions.
  • Marching Band students that will also participate in a UCS-sponsored sport should substitute and submit an official MHSAA Physical Form. Obtain one at www.mhsaa.com/Schools/Forms-Resources.
  • Before turning in medical paperwork, especially the Physical form, make a photocopy for your records in case the student is required to submit a completed physical for UCS athletics.

Packing Info / Final Reminders / Band Camp Policies:

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  • 2019 Band Camp Final Reminders (to be posted August 2019)

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
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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