WED SCHED vol. 9/27 – Football @ BHS / Walterboro Band Classic

Wednesday Schedule – September 27th, 2017


Mattress Sale Update:

Thank you to everyone who took the time to promote, organize, and work the band’s first annual Mattress Sale.  We sold 31 mattresses, and raised $4500.00 for the May River Band Department!  Special thank you to Mrs. Lanzone for chairing the fundraiser!  What a fantastic start!!!!

Friday Game away @ Bluffton High School:

Big game this week!  Last game came down the wire and was separated by a single score.  The band will be participating in the game, however, at the time of this BLOG post, it has been undetermined whether or not the band will be performing their show at the game (before the game / it is Bluffton High School’s homecoming).  If it is determined that the band is to perform the show, the band will dress out in full uniform for the game.  If the band is to participate as a pep band only in the stands for the game, we will keep our uniforms clean for Saturday and wear summer uniforms to the game.

BAND COMPETITION THIS SATURDAY – Walterboro Band Classic – Colleton County HS:

The May River HS “SILVER SOUND” will participate in only their 2nd competition as a marching band program this Saturday, at the 40th Annual Walterboro Band Classic at Colleton County HS in Walterboro, SC.

Hope to “hear” you there!!!!!!!

CLICK HERE FOR PDF of Itinerary, Directions and Maps


Walterboro Band Classic

Colleton County High School

150 Cougar Nation Drive, Walterboro, SC 29488

Saturday, September 30th, 2017



Arrive in summer uniform, except wear marching shoes, black/ankle high

socks and have shakos for rehearsal. Bring your cooler for use the

entire day. Bring necessary undershorts for the marching band uniform

(suggest you wear under summer uniform when you arrive). Bring

sneakers to change into when we change back into summer uniforms after

the performance. Bring enough money for lunch at Duke’s BBQ ($10-$20)

and money for concessions if you desire. Bring a sack lunch for the

bus ride to Walterboro. NO CANNED DRINKS can be brought on the bus.

Don’t forget black, at least calf-high socks for marching uniform. Of

course you need your instrument.



8:00am Report time / Move to field / Percussion move equipment

8:15am Stretch / Visual warm-up

8:40am Music Warm-up

9:00am Ensemble – Segs and runs

10:00am Runthrough

10:15am Rehearsal dismisses / Load equipment truck / Eat breakfast (muffins and juice), provided by boosters

10:45am Truck departs

10:50am Departure meeting (auditorium)

11:15am Depart for Walterboro

12:45pm Check-in

1:00pm-1:30pm Dress / Staging / Stretch

1:30pm Move to warm-up area

1:40pm-2:25pm Warm-up / Area C

2:15pm Percussion move to gate

2:25pm Winds / Guard Move to gate

2:35pm Gate time

2:36pm Move on to field

2:40pm PERFORMANCE / Div. 1

2:50pm Meet / Move to truck

3:00pm Case / Load equipment / Change into Summer Uniform (ladies first)

3:15pm Depart for Duke’s BBQ

3:30pm–4:45pm Dinner at Duke’s BBQ

4:45pm Depart for stadium

5:00pm Arrive at Stadium

5:15pm Move as a group into the stadium

5:20pm Watch Div. 3 Bands – Berkeley, South Aiken, Bluffton

6:20pm Dinner Break – visit concessions if you wish

7:20pm Watch Div. 4 Bands – Cane Bay, Lugoff Elgin, Effingham County

7:40pm Drum Major / Captains get dressed in uniform for retreat

8:20pm Host Band performance – Colleton County HS

8:40pm AWARDS

~9:20pm Load Buses

~9:45pm Depart for May River HS / Snacks and water provided by boosters

~11:15pm Arrive at May River HS / Unload / Dismissal meeting

~11:40pm Dismissal

~ – approximate time



Saturday, October 7th – Lowcountry Invitational – Charleston Southern University

Tuesday, October 24th – Fall Wind Band Concert, featuring the May River HS Wind Ensemble, in conjunction with the Lowcountry Community Concert Band from the OLLI at the University of South Carolina Beaufort – David Carbone, conductor.


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