•                                                          Band Director - Mr. Freeman 


    Tuesday, February 3, 2020 (Black History Heritage Parade)(All grades)

    • The Black History Committee is hosting a small parade around the school in the afternoon and would like the band to participate.
    • Further details coming soon…...


    Monday, February 3, 2020 (All-County Band Rehearsal)(7th grade)

    • 5-8 p.m. at Tubman Education Center
    • These are for those students who were nominated and selected to participate.
    • When the official list is emailed to me, I will inform those students and parents with additional details.


    Tuesday, February 4, 2020 (All-County Band) (7th grade)

    • This is a continuation of the previous event listed.
    • Those students who are selected to participate will rehearse all day at Tubman Education Center, and the event will conclude with an evening concert.
    • Students will have an excused absence from school that day.
    • When the official list is emailed to me, I will inform those students and parents with additional details. 


    Friday, February 21, 2020 (Black History Month Heritage Fashion Show)(All grades)

    • The Black History Committee is hosting an evening Heritage Fashion Show and would like for the band or drumline to participate.
    • Further details coming soon……


    Friday, February 28, 2020 (Black History Program)(All grades)

    • The Black History Committee is hosting its second annual Black History Program that will take place in the morning as a school-wide assembly where parents and other guests are invited to attend.
    • The band will be playing one or two selections. 

    Saturday, March 28, 2020 (District Honor Band) (6th grade)

    • This event is similar to All-County, but it involves a nominated and selected list of band participants from neighboring counties such as Columbia, Burke, and McDuffie.
    • Location: Stallings Island Middle School
    • Last year, I was able to nominate up to 15, and 3 students from Hornsby 4-8 were able to attend. 
    • Further details coming soon when the nomination email is sent to me.


    Saturday, April 18, 2020 (Solo and Ensemble)(All grades)

    • This event is mandatory and will reflect on all band students grades as this is a performance based class. 
    • Location: Augusta University
    • Students will be split into groups or smaller ensembles as I see best fit (brass, woodwinds, percussion, trumpet duet, saxophone duet, etcetera)
    • Further details coming soon………….


    Saturday, April 25, 2020 (SC State University Bulldog Bandfest)(7th-8th grades)

    • Registration is $25 for groups of 8 or more (includes lunch and performance t-shirt
    • Event is from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. (Itinerary and Permission Slips will be distributed at a later date
    • Estimated cost of field trip is ~$40. Once the cost of transportation is finalized, I will communicate to official cost of the field trip. 
    • Deadline for payment is Friday, April 3 before Spring Break.
    • Please feel free to view full flyer with videos from last year’s event on the alumni band association website.
    • http://www.scsualumnibandassociation.com/sc-state-bulldog-band-fest.html