Carmel Bands, Carmel, Indiana

Weekly Announcement – February 3, 2011

Band Boosters Announcements

February 3, 2011

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR WINTER GUARD ON A GREAT PREVIEW PERFORMANCE OF THEIR AMAZING SHOW, Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish. Not surprisingly, they placed first in their class last Saturday in competition at Bishop Dwenger.


Any student performing in Group 1 at ISSMA solo and ensemble must have their State Entry Form and fee to Mr. Pote by the end of the day on Friday, February 4th.  The fee is $12 for solos and $6 for each member of an ensemble and must be in cash

 Every spring, the Carmel High School Band Boosters award a scholarship of $1,000 to a deserving CHS Senior.To be eligible, the student must be a member of the Marching Band, Guard and/or the Concert Band during their senior year. Each student will fill out an application and write an essay on why they feel they are deserving of the scholarship. The selection committee consists of parent representatives of each of the Marching Band, Guard, Concert Band and a Band Booster Member appointed by the Band Booster President.  A link to the application form is posted on the home page of the website   or is available from Mr. Cook beginning Monday.  Completed applications and essays are to be turned into Mr. Cook on or before February 28th.The selected student will be notified prior to the May 20th Scholarship Awards Night.  The winner will attend and be recognized at the Awards.  The Band Boosters will send a $1000 check directly to the Registrar at the Recipient’s College for credit to the student’s tuition.  If you have any questions, please contact Kevin Cosgrove at

Cosmic Bowling Winter Guard Fundraiser – Come out and go Cosmic Bowling with the Guard.  Sunday – February 27, 2011 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. @ Cooper’s Stardust Bowl in Noblesville.  The reservation form is posted on the band website on both the Marching Band and Winter Guard pages to fill out and send to Sherri Zimmer.  For $15 a ticket you get unlimited bowling, shoe rental, pizza and soda.  Please invite your friends!  Everyone is welcome! If you need more info please e-mail

 If you weren’t able to make it to the January Parent Pep Band practice, you’ve got another chance coming up.  The next Parent Pep Band practice will be February 22 from 7:15 to 8:30 at the high school.  If we can’t practice in the Band Room that night, we’ll have a sign set up outside the Band Room directing you to the room we’ll be in.  See the PPB web page at for more information

WINTER GUARD PREVIEW AND BISHOP DWENGER PHOTOS! See Sandy’s and Joe’s images of the 2011 Winter Guard!!You can view them, download them, and print them, and here’s how. Go to Click the “Photos” button on the left column. Click “Add or View Photos” Enter user ID carmelbands and password.  (Forgot the password? Never had it? Email Lisa at Our photo site will then open. Enter the same password once more. Select the gallery you want to view.   Interested in uploading your own – just see the instructions on the front page of the photo site
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