Special Concert Announcement
The Troy University Percussion Ensemble will be performing at Lowndes High School on April 16th beginning at 4:00. This award winning Ensemble is currently on their Spring Tour and we are excited to be hosting them. This group represents some of the finest musicians within the school of music. They are internationally recognized and will perform an outstanding show. Please join us!
2014-2015 Band Fees Being Accepted
The 2014-2015 Band Fees of $210 are due no later than July 11, 2014. These payments can be made in installments. For best results, please mail payments to the Post Office Box and list your students name on the check. For those families with multiple students, the fee is $210 for the first student, $160 for each additional.
You can divide your fee in to three payments of $70 each due May 15th, June 15th, and July 15th. Please make checks payable to the LHS Band Boosters.
Upcoming 9th Grade Uniform Information
Upcoming 9th Grade students whose last name begins with A-M are required to attend their uniform fitting in the LHS Cafetoruim beginning at 6:00 PM on Tuesday April 15th. For those with a last name of N-Z, your date is Thursday, April 17th, also at 6 PM in the Cafetoruim.
You will need two separate checks with you at your uniform fitting. The first in the amount of $65 made payable to Ivey’s the Man Shop for your tuxedo pants and shirt. You will need a second check in the amount of $125 made payable to the LHS Band Boosters for your vest, bow tie, windbreakers, jacket and marching shoes.
School Provided Instrument Reminder
As a reminder, all students that are provided an instrument by the school (All percussion, trumpets, baritones, trombones, tubas, bass clarinets, and baritone saxophones), you are required to pay a $20 instrumental rental fee on the first day of Band Camp. This is payable to LHS and given to Mr. Bowman on the first day of Band Camp.
Hawaii 2015 Information
At the recent Hawaii meeting, several key items were distributed and discussed. If you have misplaced yours or were not in attendance, click the various links below.
Hawaii Sign Up Form: This is the same form first distributed last fall that gives us the information needed to allow you to use your student account. All travelers must submit this form. Most already have, but if you are not sure, please send this to the Post Office Box address.
Hawaii Family Contract: This form must be completed by each traveler, youth and adult. Please review and understand each item, especially regarding the June 1st deadline and payment refunds. In simple terms, after airline tickets are purchased, no refunds will be allowed and all band fees must remain current. All monies paid go first to band fees before funds are credited to the trip.
Hawaii Itinerary: This is our current trip plan. Be aware that the trip may move one day to secure the best flight arrangements.
Birdies for the Bridgemen Golf Tournament
The Annual "Birdies for the Bridgemen" Golf Tournament will be held May 6, 2014 at Kinderlou Forest Golf Club. This tournament directly benefits the many efforts of the Lowndes High School Band Programs.
Please consider organizing a team or helping secure hole sponsors for this important event. A signup sheet can be found by clicking here.
Spring Concert Dates Announced
Please save the dates of April 21 and April 22 for our Spring Concerts. The April 21st Concert will be held at Whitehead Auditorium and the April 22nd Concerts will be held at Mathis Auditorium.
2014 Band Camp Dates Announced
More details will be announced later, but for your planning purposes, here are the dates related to Band Camp 2014!
July 7-9 – Leadership Camp in Orlando (section Leaders and Drum Majors)
July 10 – Rookie Camp - 9:00-12:00, 2:00-5:00
(All rising 9th graders and section leaders)
July 14-17 – Band Pre-Camp – 9:00-12:00, 2:00-5:00
July 21-24 – Band Camp - 9:00-12:00, 2:00-8:30
July 28-29 – Band Camp – 9:00-12:00, 2:00-5:00