Band Camp 2018 was a huge success!!! The students met all the goals set forth for the week and had a great time doing so. The band staff and I could not be more proud of
their hard work.
Thank you to our Band Camp volunteers for making 2018 a huge success:
Band Camp Coordinators: Bridget Kahle and Cheri Berlin
Volunteer Coordinator: Melanie Luckenbach
Band Camp Nurses: Kayla Kincaid
Truck Driver: Brett Friedmann
Check-In: Susan Jagers & Melanie Luckenbach
Truck Loaders/Unloaders: Brett Friedman, Dean Marcellana, Matt Cunningham, Erik Roemer, Adam Smith, Krista Voltolini, John Voltolini
Luggage Inspectors/Bag Security: Paula Gilleland, Gretchen Bertani, Juliet Bullock, Laura Kramer, Greg Taylor, Erik Gilleland, Nestor Narcelles, Scott Robertson, Pam Browning, Alyce Reese,
Chaperones: Lisa Dush, Carrie Baxter, Laura McDermott, Terry Reese, John Kahle, Shin Iisaka, Elaine Burchfield, Laura Swanson, Janey Gentile, Steve Gentile, Bob Rutter, Eric Bode, Carrie Williams, Kate Lobley, Dustin Mets, Aaron Young, Ross Williams, Krista Voltolini, Melissa Cribbs, Jo Clarke, Chris Jagers, Sark Mahdasian, Victor van Buchem, Heidi Bechtel, Jennifer Hayes, Scott Ferguson
Senior Night Chaperones: P’Liz Koelker, Terry Reese
Birthday Cake: Kristen Shirey
If I’ve missed anyone, please let me know. You deserve our gratitude!!!
Decal Sale 2018
Our Decal Sale was a huge success!!! Thanks to Janna Thompson-Chordas, Jessica Walli and all our volunteers for making the event so successful. The final tally is already above $9,000 and doesn’t include any online donations we will receive or from envelopes left behind last night. Fabulous!!!
New Uniform Fittings - Final Fittings
We have several students who still need to complete the uniform fitting process.
July 31 New Uniform Fitting - Remaining Students 7:30PM-???
Fittings will take place in the breeze way outside the GHHS Band Room.
We have scheduled four post-camp rehearsals to keep all our hard work fresh in your students mind. With last minute family vacations, athletics, and other events; conflicts will occur. My only request is that any/all families communicate any conflicts which will come up with the four post camp rehearsals.
Tuesday, July 31 - 8:00-10:00PM
Thursday, August 2 - 8:00-10:00PM
Tuesday, August 7 - 8:00-10:00PM
Thursday, August 9 - 8:00-10:00PM
Formal Band Photo & Senior Banner Headshots - Friday, August 10 - TBA
Next Friday, August 10 will be the formal band photo day - same day as Athletics. We’re working with Karen Feast on scheduling our times but it will likely be in the afternoon. Mark your calendars now!
Annual Falco Park Concert - Sunday, August 12 - 7:00PM
The last summer/before school event is the Annual Falco Park Concert in Marble Cliff. The concert is scheduled for Sunday, August 12 at 7:00PM. Students will wear their summer uniform including white marching shoes. Additional details will be released the week of the concert.
2018-2019 Band Calendar
The 2018-2019 Band Calendar (Marching & Concert Bands) has been finalized. I will send an email on Wednesday/Thursday of this week which includes the entire schedule as well as how to sync the calendar to your mobile device or Gmail/Yahoo calendars. Please look in your inbox on later this week!!!
31 New Uniform Fitting - Remaining Students 7:30PM-???
Post-Camp Rehearsal 8:00-10:00PM
2 Post-Camp Rehearsal 8:00-10:00PM
7 Post-Camp Rehearsal 8:00-10:00PM
9 Post-Camp Rehearsal 8:00-10:00PM
10 Formal Band Photo & Senior Head Shots TBA
12 Falco Park Concert 7:00PM
15 School Begins
Lastly, please don’t hesitate to reply to any updates or contact me via email, Twitter or by phone.
Christopher Herrmann Director of Bands
Grandview Heights High School
1587 West Third Avenue | Columbus, Ohio 43212
O: (614) 485-4012
Remind Updates: text @ghhsband to 81010