Band Spirit Wear on Sale!

Great new items! Don't forget your cold weather gear! Order deadline is Thursday, August 28th for delivery before September 12th. Click here to order online. Contact Holly Wirth at hollywirth@gmail.com with questions or to get a paper order form. 

The 2014-2015 Band Program is Underway!

Parents and students, please access the Charms system for information on forms and payments for the 2014-2015 band program, rehearsal schedules, and more! Click on the link to the right to log in to the secure system (login information was provided in an email from Mr. Fore dated July 17th). 

Don't forget...forms and payments are due now, and marching band rehearsals step off at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, August 11th! Students provide an Emergency Care Form on or before 8/11 to participate. Please contact Ericka Kammerer at 2VP@southlakesband.org with any questions. Thank you!

Immediate Openings for Front Ensemble and Color Guard Instructors

Due due relocation of staff, the South Lakes HS Band has an immediate need for a front ensemble (percussion) instructor for the 2014 marching band season. We also have an immediate opening for a color guard instructor for the 2014-2015 school year (marching band and indoor seasons).

Any interested person should contact Grayson Fore immediately at GFore@fcps.edu to discuss responsibilities, schedule and pay scale.

Back-to-School Shopping to Benefit the Band

Click on the Amazon link on the right side of the screen to shop for back-to-school items (or anything else!) on Amazon.com. Use the links to purchase and a portion of your purchase will go to support the South Lakes bands at no cost to you! Thank you for your support! 

South Lakes is a 2013-2014 Virginia Honor Band!

Congratulations to our South Lakes band students on earning Virginia Honor Band for the 2013-2014 school year. This is the highest honor bestowed by the Virginia Band & Orchestra Director's Association, and acknowledges superior band programs in the state of Virginia. 



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Music Education - So Much More Than the Notes on the Page!

Why do marching band (or band, in general)? Here is one writer's perspective that is definitely worth a read:

Column: The best extracurricular activity at many high schools is band, particularly marching band 



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