Band

Upcoming Events

2/20 - SC Jazz Festival Tickets go ONSALE
3/1 - Easter Pie Sale begins 
3/17 - Cleveland St. Patrick's Day Parade
3/27 - Easter Pie Sale ENDS 
4/6 - JH S&E @ Willard HS
4/6 - SC Jazz Festival, 5pm 
4/18 - Easter Pies DELIVERED/PICKUP 
5/4 - Eastwood Jazz Festival @ 6:00 PM @ Eastwood HS 
 
* Please refer to your calendar for the rest of our performance dates 

SC Selected for Peach Bowl '19

It is with great honor to announce that our South Central High School Trojan Marching Band has been selected to perform at the NCAA Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl. The band will march in the Peach Bowl Parade, take part in the Fan Fest and perform thier halftime show in the Mercedes-Benze Superdome. The band is agressively fundraising to ensure all band students can travel to Atlanta, GA and participate. Click HERE to download the trip iterineary and payment schedule. Click HERE to download the participation survey (Due Feb. 15, 2019).
 

SC Jazz Festival

The 5th Anual SC Jazz Festival will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 5:00 PM. This year we are hosting Plymouth HS, Shelby HS, Bellevue HS and Heidelberg University Jazz Bands.
Performance Order:
5:00 PM    Bellevue HS
5:30 PM    Plymouth HS
6:00 PM    Shelby HS
6:30 PM    South Central HS
7:00 PM    Heidelberg University
 
ONLINE ticket reservation NOW AVAILABLE, click here.
 

Winterfest Craft Fair

Support our amazing artisans, handmade crafters, and much more! Find something for everyone on your Holiday shopping list- including yourself- all while supporting the SC Trojan Bands! Saturday, December 14, 2019 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM in the middle school cafeteria. Admission is by donation only (includes a raffle tickets for door prizes). Join us on our mission to be the best Craft Show in the area. Hope to see you there!!
 
CRAFTERS/VENDORS: Click here to download the contract

Parade of Bands

What an AMAZING show we had on September 15, 2018! The evening was beautiful and the bands were spectacular. Video's to be uploaded soon. Mark your calendar for the 5th Annual Parade of Bands for Saturday, September 14, 2019!
 
 
 
 
 

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.

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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