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WCHS Yellow Jacket Band

WCHS Yellow Jacket Band

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Martha Puckett Middle School Band

Important dates 2020 Rehearsals, Waycross Festival and LGPE

Please mark these important dates on your calendar


  • January 29- 7th grade brass until 4:00
  • February 5- 7th-grade woodwinds until 4:00
  • February 12- 7th-grade percussion until 4:00- this has changed
  • February 19- 7th-grade band rehearsal (all) until 4:00
  • February 26- Waycross Concert Band Festival, 7th-grade band, during school, time- TBD
  • February 27- Pre-LGPE Concert- 7th grade either 6:30 or 7pm
  • March 4- 7th-grade band rehearsal (all) until 4:00
  • March 11-13- the window for LGPE, 7th-grade band
  • May 7- Spring Concert, all groups, 7:00 PM



WARE COUNTY CONCERT BAND FESTIVAL INFORMATION

Seventh Grade Band and select members from the Sixth and Eighth Grade.  

Waycross Concert Band Festival 

Wednesday, February 26

Ware County High School

Tentative Schedule:

 8:05 AM: Meet in Band Room

 8:10 AM: Attendance check

 8:12 AM: Psychological/Mindset Session

 8:20 AM: Load small band trailer with instruments

 8:25 AM: Load bus and roll check

 8:35 AM: Depart MPMS

 9:35 AM: Arrive WCHS

 9:36 AM: Registration, restroom, unload trailer, move to the warmup area

10:00 AM: Warmup begins

11:00 AM: On stage performance

11:20 AM: Sightreading

11:55 PM: Load instruments back in the trailer

12:00 PM: Lunch at WCHS. Bring money the WCHS Band will be selling pizza, Chick-fil-A, etc

 12:35 PM: Load Bus

 12:40 PM: Roll check 

 12:45 PM: Departure

 1:45 PM: Arrival back to MPMS

Students will need to bring money for food at the venue

Students will wear the concert black that was worn at the Christmas Concert.  Please refer to the band website for reminder information.

Parents that would be willing to chaperone need to contact me ASAP so names can be forwarded to Administration.

PRE-LGPE CONCERT PROGRAM

Seventh Grade Band and select members from the Sixth and Eighth Grade.

Pre-LGPE (Large Group Performance Evaluation) older term was “ District Festival”

Thursday, February 27

Wayne County High School

Time: 6:30 Performance time, call time on stage will be 5:55.  MPMS, AWMS, and WCHS Bands will be presenting their LGPE music to public and have mock adjudication for further preparation for actual LGPE in mid- March. 

Students will wear the concert black that was worn at the Christmas Concert/Waycross Festival.  Please refer to the band website for reminder information.