Marching Band FAQs

 

WHO CAN JOIN?

Any Green Hope High School student can join the Marching Band.

 

Brass and Woodwinds: Student who play a brass or woodwind instrument.

 

Percussion and Front Ensemble: Students who play a percussion instrument will complete a percussion audition.  We're also looking for students with piano experience to join the front ensemble.

Please fill out this form to register your interest and get more information.

 

Color Guard: No experience necessary, but dance experience a plus.  Please fill out this form to register your interest and get more information.

 

Are there auditions?

Auditions are in April, but if you missed them, just get in touch with the band director Mr. Flowers and he'll get you plugged into the process. 

HOW DO I JOIN?

Registration forms will be on line 1 week before registration night

 

WHAT ARE THE IMPORTANT DATES?

These are dates of performances and camps, which are required for full membership. Conflicts should have been communicated at the time of registration (or with the leadership application, if applicable).

 

GREEN HOPE MARCHING BAND 2022 IMPORTANT DATES

 

July Practice Dates

Mini Camp:  June 7th-9th

Percussion and Guard Camps:  Thurs. July 14 and Fri. July 15 4:00-8:00 pm

Full Band Camp Week One:  July 18th-22nd:  8:00am-4:00pm

Full Band Camp Week Two:  July 25th-29th:  8:00am-8:30pm

NightBeat: Sunday, July 31st:  The marching band will go to Winston-Salem to watch performances by Performing Corps from all over the country. 

August Practice Dates

Band Camp Days August 2, 3, 4: 8:00am-4:00pm

Band Camp Days August 9, 10, 11: 8:00am-4:00pm

Mini Band Camp Days August 16, 17, 18: 4:00pm-8:00pm

Mini Band Camp Days August 23, 24, 25: 4:00pm-8:00pm

Football Games for 2022: 8/26, 9/1, 9/16, 9/30, 10/14

Competition Dates for 2022:  9/24, 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, 10/29

Bands of Cary/Camp Day: 9/10

WHAT IF I HAVE TO MISS A DAY?

Review the attendance policy.  Report absences in advance using this form GH Bands Absence Form

 

What should i bring to band camp?

  1. Medications required/recommend by your Physician, such as Inhaler, anaphylactic meds, migraine meds, allergy meds, etc.
  2. Hat
  3. Light-colored, athletic clothing
  4. Sunglasses
  5. Sunscreen…applied before you start to burn!
  6. 32-ounce insulted water jug with a strap for carrying. This will stay with you on the field while you practice
  7. Athletic shoes and a few pairs of socks. NO sandals, flip-flops, or backless shoes. It’s extremely important to have proper footwear and socks for comfort, protection, and the prevention of blisters. EXTRA SOCKS WILL BE YOUR FRIEND AT CAMP.
  8. Bring lunch each and every day in a personal cooler or insulated lunch bag. Refrigeration is not provided.
  9. Instrument and instrument supplies
  10. Three-ring binder, pen, pencil, paper, music
  11. Dot Book (Provided at band camp)

WHERE IS THE SHEET MUSIC?

Login to the website with your student account and click "Sheet Music" in the menu bar. If you have more questions ask your section leader.

HOW CAN I STAY UP TO DATE?

Google Calendar

Facebook  (3 accounts: Band, Boosters, and Students)

Facebook - Green Hope Band Boosters

Facebook - Green Hope Bands

Instagram - greenhopeband

Twitter - @GreenHopeBand

Email Updates

HOW CAN I UPDATE MY CONTACT INFORMATION?

Login to the website and click My Account --> Parent and Student Information.

HOW CAN I CHECK MY ACCOUNT BALANCE?

Login to your band account and then click on "My Account", "Update My Account", "Account Balance"

 

WHEN ARE FAIR SHARE PAYMENTS DUE?

(Estimates based on last year.  Subject to change.)

First Payment + any items ordered at registration due on/before enrollment night 
2nd Payment due on/before Day 1 of Band Camp 
3rd Payment due on/before 1st Day of School
Final Payment due on/before 1st Competition 


HOW CAN I MAKE A PAYMENT?

Online is preferred.  Online: Login to the website and click My Account.In Person: Drop your check in the Green Box outside the director's office.By Mail: Green Hope High School Band Boosters, PO Box 358, Morrisville NC 27560 Please mark the memo line of your checks with purpose and student name.
 

HOW CAN I SEE MY ACCOUNT BALANCE AND MAKE A PAYMENT?

 Login to your account Once you are logged in - you will see a light blue box on your screen that says "Notice: You have one or more orders with a balance due. Click here to pay" Note, Marching Band Fair Share payments are due according the schedule above.  It is normal to have a balance due at the beginning of the season. 
  • Click on Click here to pay
  • Orders with Balance Due are listed in a box
  • Click on the Order Number to make a payment
  • Click on make a payment now
  • Follow the instructions to make payment
  • An email confirmation of payment will be sent - check your spam folder if you do not receive confirmation

HOW CAN I APPLY A STUDENT CREDIT TO MY ACCOUNT BALANCE?

 If you have a credit on your students account (example from fundraising efforts), once you are logged in you will be able to see this credit on your account 
  • Orders with Balance Due are listed in a box
  • Click on the Order Number to make a payment
  • Click on 'make a payment now'
  • If you have a credit, Click on 'apply credit to order'
  • Click on 'Apply credit to order now'
  • Order will show with your credit applied and any remaining balance due
  • Follow the instructions to make payment on balance due
  • An email confirmation of payment will be sent - check your spam folder if you do not receive confirmation

QUESTIONS?

If you need help at any time, please email:

 

 


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Formal Concert Attire Order Form

Formal Concert Attire Order Form 2022

 

 

Instrument Rental forms for GH BAND CLASSES/Home

2022 Instrument Rental Form for Band Class/Home

This form is only required for certain instruments

Contact Mr. Flowers (cflowers@wcpss.net) for more information