Band

Upcoming Events

7/6-7/8 - Greenwich Fireman's Festival (Bingo)
7/7 - Greenwich Fireman's Parade (meet @ 10:30 AM)
7/8 - Corn Hole Tournament @ Fireman's Festival @ 2:00 PM 
7/11 - Student Leadership Retreat
7/16-7/20 - Percussion, Dance & Honor Guard Camp 8 AM-2 PM
7/19-7/20 - FULL Band Camp (Everyone) 8 AM-2 PM
7/21 - North Fairfield Street Festival (Pep/Jazz Bands) 
7/23-7/27 - FULL Band Camp 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM 
7/27 - Band Premier Night (performance for parents) @ 6:30 PM
7/30 - MB Rehearsal 9 AM- 2 PM
8/1 - MB Rehearsal 9 AM-2 PM
8/6 - DCI Tour of Champions - Massillon Stadium
8/8 - MB Rehearsal 9 AM-2 PM - BAND PICTURES
 
* Please refer to your calendar for the rest of our performance dates 

Corn Hole Tournament

Register TODAY! SC Bands to host 1st Annual Corn Hole Tournament on Sunday, July 8 at 2:00 PM. Pre-Register fee is $20 per team (2 players) or $30 per team if you register day of. Register ONLINE https://goo.gl/forms/9Bv0BYnTPNDjvsI43 or DOWNLOAD the form to mail in. Rain or Shine! Held at the field next to the bingo tent.

Band Camp

Band Camp is ALWAYS the last two weeks of July each summer. Band Camp is mandatory for marching band, danceline and Honor Guard members. Please schedule vacation around these two weeks. The 2018 dates are as follows:
 
July 16-20: Percussion/Danceline/Honor Guard Camp 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM 
July 19 & 20: FULL Band Camp for ALL members 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
July 23-27: FULL Band Camp for ALL members 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
July 27: Premier Night (stadium) @ 6:30 PM

Community Parade of Flags

SC is offering a patriotic community program where we (SC Bands) will come and put a 3'x5' US flag on an 8ft pole on your property on five holidays in the summer from May - November for an annual $36 subscription. Holiday's include: Memorial Day, Flag Day, 4th of July, Patriots Day, & Veterans Day. To RENEW or  become a NEW subscriber, click here to complete the form online OR click here to download the PDF subscription form to turn-in with payment.

Parade of Bands

4th Annual South Central Parade of Bands on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 7:00 PM. Participating Bands/Groups include:
Clyde HS, Colonel Crawford HS, Fremont-Ross HS, Monroeville HS , Plymouth HS, Rittman HS , Western Reserve HS, Willard HS, South Central HS, Tiffin University, & Ohio State Univ. Army/Air Force ROTC Armed Drill Team 
 

A Sacred Concert

On Friday, April 13, 2018, the South Central Concert Winds and guests performed a "Sacred Concert" at St. Paul the Apostle Catholic Church in Norwalk at 7:00 PM. The music included band with pipe organ and a vocal quartet. Selections included: Crown Him With Many Crowns, Rhosymedre, On A Hymnsong of Philip Bliss, Fanfare to Joy, The Ludlows, Verleih uns Frieden, Beach Spring, Gloria, I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say, Lacrimosa, Theme from Schindler's List, Ave Maria, Sine Nomine, Con te partino', Highland Cathedral, and Alleluia! Laudamus Te.
 

Performance Uniforms

*As per the band handbook
 
Marching Band - issued Trojan uniform (some items are purchased by students), Summer uniform includes khaki shorts & black band t-shirt (for any June or July performances).
Concert Band (HS/JH) -  All wear black dress pants, black long sleeved button down collar dress shirt, black socks, black dress shoes, and white matted tie will be issued.
Jazz Band - All wear black dress pants, black long sleeved button down collar dress shirt, black socks, black dress shoes, and white gloss tie will be issued.
Pep Band - Black band t-shirt and long blue jeans 
5th/6th Grade Bands - Black band t-shirt and long blue jeans

Charms Office Assistant

Our band program uses a web based program management system called "Charms". Students and parents are encouraged to download the Charms app onto your smartphone. This program allows individuals to view band fees, view band calendar, view fundraisers, sign-up to chaperone events, purchase items from the online band store and use practice tools.
 
In order to sign-in, click the Charms logo below:
School Code: SouthCentral
Password: (type in your student ID number) - parents use your students ID numbers
 

SC Band Videos

SC Band Videos
If you would like to see our videos on Youtube, click here. Videos uploaded regularly. 

Band Facebook Page

Like us on Facebook! Search for "South Central Trojan Bands" or simply click on the image below. This will be one of the ways that Mr. Gaither will communicate with band parents, students, alumni, and friends.
 
  

Mr. Gaither

Mr. Gaither
Mr. Gaither received his Bachelor of Arts in Music Education degree from Hiram College and his Masters of Education from Kent State University. Mr. Gaither's primary instrument is euphonium. Mr. Gaither's wife is a music therapist at Cleveland Clinic Hospital in Akron and sings in the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus. 
 
Feel free to email Mr. Gaither at: jgaither@south-central.org 
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