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So Much to Celebrate!

The Noblesville High School Band Department continues to excel in ALL areas with so many success stories to celebrate! This program is on fire! 🔥


Thank YOU to all of my fellow band parents who volunteered to help with the IPA contest at NHS this past weekend. Proceeds from all of our events (Black & Gold Marching, Solo & Ensemble, IPA, etc...) go to support ALL of our programs!


Highlights of the week (in case your attention span is only 30 seconds):

  • Jazz 1 Named Essentially Ellington Finalist for the 2nd year in a row!

  • 45 Events attending State Solo & Ensemble this weekend!

  • Winter Guard 2nd Place at Brownsburg Invitational & traveling to Chicago this weekend for WGI Illinois Regionals!

  • NIPE 2nd at Noblesville Invitational. Next contest March 5th!

  • Pep Band performing at IHSAA Girls State Championship Saturday

 

Concert Band

Under the Direction of Eric Thornbury & Jacob Crossley


Best of luck to all of our students representing NHS this weekend at ISSMA State Solo & Ensemble at North Central High School.

We have 45 events representing Noblesville musically at the highest level!


Upcoming Rehearsals/Performances (For your calendars, parents!!):

March 14th Band Clinic Night #1

Block 1 - 4:00pm-5:30pm

Block 3 - 5:30pm - 7:00pm

Block 4 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm


March 15th Advanced Band Clinic Night

Block 6 - 5:00pm-7:00pm

Block 2 - 7:00pm-9:00pm


March 23rd - Winter Showcase at East MS

Winter Guard, Cadet Guard, Pep Band, NYC Band and NIPE will perform!

 

Jazz Band

Under the Direction of Bethany Robinson

Jazz 1 Celebrates Being Named a 2022 Essentially Ellington Finalist

I am THRILLED to announce that Noblesville High School Jazz 1 is one of the 15 Finalists for Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Essentially Ellington Festival.


This is Jazz 1's second year in a row! Bands are selected from the United States and Canada.


Look for upcoming ways you can support their journey to New York City for the festival in May!


Bethany Robinson is a Grammy Music Educator of the Year Finalist in 2022!

 

Winter Guard

Under the Direction of Jeff Welsh


Congratulations to our Winter Color Guard on their second place finish this past weekend at the Brownsburg Invitational. This follows a first place finish at their first contest!

The Noblesville Winter Guard Performs their 2022 show, Danny Boy

Next contest - Saturday Feb 26th: Winter Guard travels to Chicago IL, to compete in the Illinois WGI (Winter Guard International) Regional. 12:34 performance time at Lincoln Way East High School in Frankfort, IL. Tickets are $15 for Prelims, $20 for Finals or $30 for the combo ticket.


Good Luck!!!


March 23rd - Winter Showcase at East MS

Winter Guard, Cadet Guard, Pep Band, NYC Band and NIPE will perform!

 

NIPE (Noblesville Indoor Percussion Ensemble)

Under the Direction of Murray Mast


What an amazing start to the "Now We Are Free" NIPE season! The "warriors" finished

first at Franklin Central and were less than a point from first at the Noblesville Invitational. There is a short competition break this weekend before they head out to the WGI regional show next weekend (see notes below). Can't wait to see our fans at the next show! Thank you to everyone that helped out at the Noblesville Invitational; we couldn't do it without you!


Parent Reminders:

  • Show Shirts are available for pick-up in the band room.

  • Becky is looking for "crafty" help in the band room on Tuesday, March 1 at 6pm to help with helmets.

  • March 2nd is a 6-9pm rehearsal

  • March 5th/6th WGI Regional Competition could potentially include Sunday morning. See Mr. Mast's email with more details.

  • Be sure and join the private NIPE Facebook group!

  • Recording during contests is NOT allowed and can result in a penalty!

 

All Band NYC Trip Update


From Noblesville Schools: NO COVID testing is required prior to departure! This is new info from Noblesville Schools. Yay!


From Music Travel: Trip cost is set in stone 30 days prior to departure (based on student/chaperone room sign ups - that were sent out last week). Final payment info will be sent out at that time and payment is due 21 days prior to departure. There will be a departure briefing "meeting" March 22nd (I do not have time yet).

Look for more info on final cost and final payment coming from Music Travel soon!


March 23rd - Winter Showcase at East MS

Winter Guard, Cadet Guard, Pep Band, NYC Band and NIPE will perform!

 

Pep Band

A 40 student pep band will travel to Gainbridge Fieldhouse Saturday Feb 26th for the IHSAA Girls State Basketball Championship! Students were sent a link to sign up. Best of luck to the girls & Go Millers!


March 23rd - Winter Showcase at East MS

Winter Guard, Cadet Guard, Pep Band, NYC Band and NIPE will perform!


 

Marching Band


2022 was a record breaking and historic year. Now...let's do it again!


Lots of info on our marching band page .

  • Sign ups for 2022 season

  • Commit to Excellence 2022 Info Sheet

  • 2022 Schedule

  • Show theme & reveal

 

Booster General Meeting - March 7th - 7:30pm - NHS Band Room

As a band parent, YOU are a member of the Noblesville Band Boosters!


Join the Noblesville Band Boosters for our general meeting! Hear from our Board of Directors and Band Directors. We will discuss the state of the program, present budgets and open up the floor to questions.

This is a great time to learn more about the Noblesville Band Boosters! We would LOVE to have you join us.

Please enter gate 29. Open to ALL!

Questions please email Amanda Sheets: President@NoblesvilleBand.org



Best of luck to all of our groups, kids and directors competing this week! You have made us all VERY proud!!


BlackGold!

President, Noblesville Band Boosters

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