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CHS Marching Band

David Talbert, Band Director
talbertd1@pcsstn.com

Proud Sponsors of CHS Cavalier Marching Band :
  Billings Crane
  Marco’s Pizza

CHS Band Boosters:
A parent volunteer organization supporting CHS band by providing help and fundraising activities during band camp, football games, concessions, competitions and other band functions/events.  

For more information or to volunteer, please contact band boosters at chscavboosters@gmail.com

After-School Rehearsals:
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 3:15-5:30pm
Fall Band Fee $175.00

  • students must have a medical physical for participation in marching band
  • Spring Band Fee $60.00
  • Enrollment in the Fall Semester includes rehearsal and performances for marching band, concert band and pep band.  Attendance is required at all extra functions, including “band camp” (Late July-Early Aug), after school rehearsals, and performances.  
  • Enrollment in the spring semester includes rehearsals and performances for concert band and pep band.  Attendance is required at all extra functions including after-school rehearsals and performances.

Game and Performance Schedule: 2016

  • Aug 19:  Upperman (H)
  • Aug 26:  Livingston (A)
  • Sep 02:  Warren Co. (A)
  • Sep 03:  Marching Contest @ Upperman
  • Sep 09:  White Co. (H)
  • Sep 16:  Siegel (HC)
  • Sep 17:  Marching Contest @Cumberland Co.
  • Sep 23:  Blackman (A)
  • Sep 24: September 24 Yellow Jacket Invitational at Trousdale Co.HS & Sequatchie Valley Festival at Sequatchie Co. HS
  • Sep 30:  Coffee Co. (A)
  • Oct 1: Marching Contest at Stone Memorial – Cancelled
  • Oct 14: Home vs Smyrna – Pep Band only
  • Oct 21:  Oakland (A)
  • Oct 22:  TTU Homecoming Parade
  • Oct 28:  Riverdale (H)
  • Nov 04: Playoff game #1 TBA
  • Nov 10: Veteran’s Program
  • Dec 03: 11th & 12th Mid State Auditions
  • Dec 04: Cookeville Xmas Parade
  • Dec 10: 9th & 10th Mid State Auditions
    Dec 15: Band Holiday Concert

Bus Rules:

  • Everyone must stay in a seat and face forward. 
  • No yelling or loud talking.
  • Radios and CD players must have headphones.
  • Food and drink are usually allowed as long as trash is picked up.
  • No glass bottles are allowed. No switching buses.
  • Couples must sit in the first five seats of the bus.
  • No flashlights or flash photography at night.
  • No dressing or undressing on the bus. Changing facilities or restrooms are usually available when needed. 
  • Bus drivers, chaperones, staff, and student leaders are to be minded absolutely.

Uniform Etiquette:

  • Uniforms are to be worn properly or not at all. 
  • Jewelry and watches are not to be visible while in uniform. Studs in pierced ears are acceptable. 
  • Clothing worn under the uniform is not to be visible. 
  • Shoes and gloves should be clean and white. 
  • Black shoes should be worn with black socks. No exceptions. Socks should be at least mid-calf in height. 
  • No hats are to be worn with the uniform other than the official hat and plume. 
  • Show shirts or band shirts are considered casual uniforms when worn as a group. 
  • Plumes are stored separately and are put away after each performance. They should not be left in your hat box.
  • Uniforms should be hung properly on a wooden or plastic hanger when not being worn.
  • Hanger should have the student’s name and various uniform numbers written in plain view.