Big Band Boogie Ball 2017

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Friday February 10th will be the 28th anniversary of Greeley Central High School’s Big Band Boogie Ball, a fundraiser for the GCHS music department. The Big Band Swing dance, open to the public, will feature music by Greeley Central, Chappelow and Brentwood Jazz Bands. The Greeley Central High School Orchestra will perform a set of waltzes and the Kream of the Krop Big Swing Band will also perform. The dance will feature over 230 performers and has an annual attendance of over 700 participants. Tickets are $15 for students/seniors(65+) or $20 for adults and are available from Music Depot, any GCHS musician or at the door. The dance runs from 7:30pm-11:00pm at the UNC Ballroom at 11th Ave and 20th Street. There will be a silent auction that opens at 6:00pm and dance lessons that start at 7:00pm. Join the thousands of patrons that have “danced the night away” over the past 28 years in this annual night of swing music and swing dancing.

Wreath Fundraiser 2016

Wreath Sale 2016
For all Music Students October 26-November 11, 2016
Delivery Date Thursday or Friday December 1-2, 2016

Dear Music Students and Music Parents,

Your Student will be given the order forms you needed for the GCHS Music Department Wreath Sale. Check with your work, church, friends or family to see if they need any of the items listed below and on the order forms.

Make all checks payable to GCHS Music Boosters. Please make sure you have the correct amount enclosed for all orders.

***Please print your name and phone number on the order form.***

The Mail Order Wreaths have a separate form. When you fill out the mail order form (the form that has three copies), give the bottom copy to the customer. The top two copies get returned with the money for the orders and the order form for the other items.

Orders and payment will be due to your music teacher by Friday November 11, 2016. We are expecting delivery to be Thursday December 1st . All items will be delivered to Greeley Central HS.

If you need more order forms contact Mr Farr.

For more info, including Student account profits, please click here to download a Wreath Fundraiser pdf.

Thank You,
GCHS Music Boosters

Info for North Regional Marching Band Competiton

Here is all the information for the Northern Regional Marching Band competition on Wed Oct 19th at Centaurus HS in Lafayette, CO:

The Marching Band is going to Northern Regional band competition this Wednesday Oct 19th. The buses leave at 1PM due to the availability of buses. The band performs at 6PM and we feed them on-site after the performance.

We will need food to feed the band. We have a tradition were we feed the band sloppy joes and mac n cheese. To donate food please sign up by clicking here We will need the food at the school by 1PM Wednesday.

We will need helpers for the band that night. Please sign up by clicking here

For information, driving directions, schedule and other misc info please check out the following links:

Greeley Central Music Boosters

Itinerary for Saturday Oct 1

Greeley Central Marching Band Itinerary Oct 1

Students and Parents Here is a timeline Itinerary with links to our Saturday Extravaganza

8:00 a.m. arrive at UNC Parking lot for warm-up wearing full uniform   There is plenty of parking on the west side of campus near Michener Library/Nottingham Field south of the intersection of 14th Avenue and 20th Street.
10:30 a.m. Performance on center stage
11:00 a.m. Band students eat free pizza with UNC and other participating High School bands
11:30 a.m. Combined Bands march the campus ending at Center Stage for a Noon performance
12:15 p.m. Load busses to depart for D6 stadium at Northridge High (permission slips required)
1:00 p.m. Line up in the D6 stadium parking lot for competition
1:30 p.m. Performance in the annual Greeley invite marching competition 2:00 p.m. performance is finished and student may leave but are encourage to stay for other bands and awards at 4 p.m.
4:30 p.m. return to our practice field to put away percussion instruments

Greeley invite sponsored by Music Depot

10:30 am Frederick High School 3A
11:00 am Cheyenne East 4A
11:30 am Berthoud High School 2A
12:00 pm Morning Awards Mark Payne, Music Depot
12:30 pm Thompson Valley High 3A
1:00 pm Mountain View 4A
1:30 pm Greeley Central High 4A
2:00 pm Greeley West High 5A
2:30 pm Silver Creek High 3A
3:00 pm Niwot High 4A
3:30 pm Mead High 3A
4:00 pm Afternoon Awards Mark Payne, Music Depot
This year’s judges are: Steve Asheim – Retired Band Director from Heritage High School Ken Sawyer – Retired Band Director from Ralston Valley High School Robert Wagner – Retired Band Director from Horizon High School