Greetings Band Family,

Hope everyone had a fantastic Thanksgiving holiday and a relaxing break.  The whirlwind of the holidays is in full effect.  We have two upcoming events, the first is fast approaching this Saturday when the Silver Sound will marching in the 2018 Annual Bluffton Christmas Parade!  Here is the information:

Uniform:  Band – Full Marching Band Uniform / Parkas if necessary / Blue Santa Hats (provided).  Color Guard – Blue Spirit Uniforms / Guard jackets or parkas if necessary / Blue Santa Hats

BLUFFTON CHRISTMAS PARADE – this Saturday, December 1st, 2018

7:00am . Report time / Dress in full uniform

7:25am . Parade Rehearsal

7:50am . Load Buses

8:00am . Depart for the parade route

8:25am . Arrive at parade route / staging

10:00am .  Parade step-off

~11:00am . Approximate time Parade ends / load buses

~11:20am . Approximate Departure time for May River HS

~11:45am . Approximate time of return

~Noon pm . Approximate dismissal time after uniform return


Join us for the musical festivities at the May River HS Winter Band Showcase, Tuesday, December 11th, starting at 6:30pm with a performance by the Lowcountry Community Concert Band.  Immediately following the Lowcountry Community Band, the May River HS Band Department will present performances by the May River HS Color Guard, Chamber Music Ensembles, and the Combined Symphonic Band.  We hope that parents and family alike can all come out and celebrate the season by enjoying these performances by wonderful musicians.

That’s all for this week.  Enjoy the rest of yours!


Mr. Carbone


Upcoming Events:

11/29-30 – All-County recording sessions (during classes)

12/1 – Bluffton Christmas Parade

12/3 – Final recording sessions

12/4 – Full Combined Symphonic Band rehearsal, 4-5:30pm

12/10 – Full Combined Symphonic Band and Color Guard dress rehearsal, 4-5:30pm

12/11 – Winter Band Concert, 6:30pm beginning with a guest performance by the Lowcountry Community Concert Band






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