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Gear Up for the 2019 Marching Band Season!!!

posted Sep 12, 2018, 3:37 PM by PHS Big Blue Band   [ updated Apr 10, 2019, 9:10 PM by Pinnacle Percussion ]

Upcoming Events!!

Percussion Clinics (FREE!)

April 16, 18, 23 & 25 (Tuesday & Thursday) from 6-8 pm
Strongly recommended for percussionists and those interested in percussion, contact us for more information.


Percussion Placement Auditions

Determine what percussion instrument you will be playing during the season.  There are no cuts.
April 30th and May 2nd

Brass & Woodwind Meet & Greet
Come get to know your section!
April 30th & May 2nd

 6/4/19   - Summer Sectionals Begin

 7/15/19 - 7/17/19 – Full Band Rehearsal at PHS

 7/17/19 - MANDATORY Meeting 7 p.m. at PHS 

7/27/19 – 7/31/19 – Band Camp (Saturday – Wednesday)

At Emmanuel Pines in Prescott, AZ


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PVUSD Marching Exhibition Tuesday 11/6/18

posted Nov 6, 2017, 6:44 AM by PHS Big Blue Band   [ updated Oct 28, 2018, 8:42 AM ]

Details for PVUSD Marching Exhibition on 11/6:

Call Time:  2:30 p.m.
Performance Time: 7:00 p.m.
Estimated Return Time:  9:00 p.m.

      Other Details:  
  • The event begins at 6 p.m.  All of the PVUSD marching bands will be performing.  Admission is FREE.
  • Students need to BRING A LUNCH, they will not be able to go to the concession stand as they will be in uniform.
  • Please be sure students have their blue SHOW shirt, athletic shorts, black socks, marching shoes, and gloves.
  • If you plan to watch the kids perform, plan on being at the location at least 20 minutes before their performance time.
    Location:
    Shadow Mountain High School
    2902 E. Shea Blvd.
    Phoenix, AZ  85028

    11/4/17 - ABODA State Competition

    posted Nov 1, 2017, 1:26 PM by PHS Big Blue Band

    Details for ABODA State Competition on 11/4:

    Call Time: 8:45 a.m.

    Performance Time:  1:15 p.m.

    Awards:  2:45 p.m.

    Estimated Return Time:  ~4:00 p.m.
          
    Other Details: 
    • Make sure students eat a good breakfast before reporting for call time.
    • Students need to BRING A LUNCH, they will not have time to go to the concession stand.
    • Spectator admission is $10, children under 5 free.  Cash/Credit/Debit accepted  
    • Please be sure students have their blue SHOW shirt, athletic shorts, black socks, marching shoes, and gloves.
    • If you plan to watch the kids perform, plan on being at the location at least 20 minutes before their performance time.
      Location:
      Dobson High School
      1501 W Guadalupe Rd
      Mesa, AZ  85202

      11/3/17 - Home Football Game

      posted Nov 1, 2017, 1:26 PM by PHS Big Blue Band

      Details for the Home Football Playoff Game on 11/3:

                Call Time:  6 p.m.
      (This means in the band room with instrument out, uniform on, and ready to go at 6 p.m.)

      Other Details:  
      • Students need their game shirt and athletic shorts (for under the uniform), black socks, marching shoes, and gloves.

      10/28/17 - Competitions at Raymond S Kellis and Mountain Ridge High Schools

      posted Oct 25, 2017, 1:45 PM by PHS Big Blue Band

      Details for Raymond S Kellis High School and Mountain Ridge High School Competitions on 10/28:

                   Call Time:  8:15 a.m.
                   Raymond S. Kellis Performance Time:  12:00 p.m.
                   Raymond S Kellis Awards:  1:45 p.m.        
       
           Other Details for Raymond S Kellis:  Spectator admission for the morning session (9:00 - 1:30) is $10 for adults, $5 for students, children 5 and under are free.  Adult ticket purchase includes a program.
       
                   Mountain Ridge Performance Time:  4:45 p.m.
                   Mountain Ridge Awards:  9:00 p.m.  (we will not be staying)
                   Estimated Return Time:   ~6 p.m.

       
           Other Details for Mountain Ridge:  The ticket booth is located on the east side of the field by spectator parking.  Spectator admission is $5 for adults/students, and free for children under 5.  They accept cash and credit or debit cards.
      • Students need to BRING A LUNCH, they may also consider bringing some money for the concession stand, but be sure to have them bring a lunch
      • Please be sure students have their blue SHOW shirt, athletic shorts, black socks, marching shoes, and gloves.
      • If you plan to watch the kids perform, plan on being at the location at least 20 minutes before their performance time.

      Locations:

      Raymond S Kellis High School
      8990 W Orangewood Ave
      Glendale, AZ  85305

      Mountain Ridge High School
      22800 N 67th Ave
      Glendale, AZ  85310

      10/27/17 - Senior Night Football Game vs Horizon

      posted Oct 25, 2017, 1:42 PM by PHS Big Blue Band

      Details for Senior Night Game vs Horizon on 10/27:

      Senior Call Time: 5:15 p.m.  (with parents and family for pictures)

      Call Time for Everyone Else:  6:00 p.m.


            Other Details:
      • Game starts at 7 p.m.
      • Seniors and their parents will be announced/honored at this game.  Be sure to look for our seniors' banners on the fence inside the entrance to the field when you come to the game.
      • Senior parents will escort their child to be recognized on the field at half-time.
      • Senior parents, please check in with Mrs. McWhorter when you arrive at the school.  We will be taking photographs of you and your student.

      10/24/17 - Competition at Sierra Linda High School

      posted Oct 22, 2017, 5:34 PM by PHS Big Blue Band

      Details for Sierra Linda Competition on 10/24:

      Call Time: 2:30 p.m.

      Performance Time:  6:15 p.m.

      Awards:  9:15 p.m.

      Estimated Return Time:  ~10:30 p.m.
            
      Other Details: 
      • Students need to BRING A LUNCH, they may also consider bringing some money for the concession stand, but be sure to have them bring a lunch.
      • Spectator admission is $8 for adults, $5 for students with IDs, and children 5 and under are free.  They accept debit and credit cards at the entrance.
      • Please be sure students have their blue SHOW shirt, athletic shorts, black socks, marching shoes, and gloves.
      • If you plan to watch the kids perform, plan on being at the location at least 20 minutes before their performance time.

      10/21/17 - Competition at Barry Goldwater High School

      posted Oct 19, 2017, 10:44 AM by PHS Big Blue Band

      Details for Barry Goldwater Competition on 10/21:

      Call Time: 7:45 a.m. 

      Performance Time:  11:15 p.m.

      Awards:  12:45 p.m.

      Estimated Return Time:  1:35 p.m.

            Other Details:
        • Be sure the kids eat a good breakfast before reporting for call time.
        • Students should bring a lunch or some money for the concession stand.
        • Please be sure students have their blue SHOW shirt, athletic shorts, black socks, marching shoes, and gloves.
        • If you plan to watch the kids perform, plan on being at the location at least 20 minutes before their performance time.
        • We do not know the spectator admission costs for the competition at this time.  It is usually $8-10 per person.

      Location:
      Barry Goldwater High School
      2820 W Rose Garden Ln
      Phoenix, AZ 85027
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