Support the Madison Marching Band Saturday on Saturday September 19 with our Sixth Annual Mattress Sale. Profits go directly to our marching band and student band accounts.
- Brand new, name brand mattress sets up to 50% off retail
- Top quality mattress sets with full manufacturer warranties
- Much higher quality for price than a retail store
- All sizes, price ranges, delivery and free layaway will be available.
Floor models will be on display in the Madison Jr.-Sr. High Commons from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, September 19. If you’ve been thinking about a new mattress, come check out this event!
For more information, or if you need a new mattress before our sale, feel free to contact Ultimate Fundraising Solutions: email@example.com. Even if you purchase your mattress before the sale, every sale directly benefits the Mohawk Marching Band.
I wanted to take a moment to remind everyone of rehearsal tonight (and every Monday night through the rest of the summer). We will rehearse from 6:00-8:00. These rehearsals are critical in an effort to retain what we learned at camp, improve and expound upon it!
Please make an effort to be there at all costs. If you have a prior engagement, we totally understand. Please make an effort to email the absence information to firstname.lastname@example.org
Otherwise we look forward to seeing you this evening!
Have a great week!
We had a record-setting car wash yesterday! The beautiful weather helped, but we couldn’t have done it without the hard work of all the band members and parents who came out to help, the good folks of McDonald’s who welcome us back year after year, and especially the generosity of the community who came out to get their cars washed and to donate to the Mohawk Marching Band. We’ll do another car wash on August 8, so we look forward to seeing all of you (and your dirty cars) again!
Thank you everyone who attended the drumline clinic last week and made time for the audition process as well. This year, the preparation was more evident than ever with very prepared auditions from all individuals. It’s definitely going to be an exciting year for the Marching Mohawks!
Congratulations to this year’s Mohawk Drumline…
1 – Tucker Wood
2 – Trevor Payne
3 – Kayla Ligget
4 – Luke Helton
5 – Josh Retherford
Every student auditioned extremely well, making for a very difficult decision. Every student, regardless of placement, holds a very important part in the ensemble. I am particularly excited about the level of leadership in all areas of the percussion sections this year, on the field and in the front ensemble, veterans and rookies.
2015-2016 will be a very strong year with this strong group of musicians, leaders, and students!
As previously announced, the Madison Mohawk Band will travel to New York City in the spring of 2016. Check out this video to get a preview of the tentative plans for the trip.
Congratulations to the Officers for Thespian Troupe #4592:
President: Alec Jerger
Vice-President: Charley Reed
Secretary: Maddy Jeffries
Historian: Kaitlin Thompson
Clerk: Hannah Van Winkle
Publicity Chair: Hannah Helton
Webmaster: Bryce Thomas
Community Service Leader: Brooke Solomito
Photos from the band’s performance at the 2014 Buckeye Invitational are now online. These photos are all by Crockett Photography; you can order prints, downloads and merchandise from the website. (Note that this is not a fundraiser for the band.) Click here to view the photos.
If you’re already signed up for texts from the Mohawk Band via the Remind service (formerly called Remind 101), you’re all set for the coming fall marching season. But if you’re getting these messages from the Madison website, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr or emails, here are two good reasons to also sign up for the Remind texts:
- day-before reminds of rehearsals and performances, and
- ETA texts when the band is returning from away games and performances
Also this year, we’re going to experiment with an extra feature: when the band departs from an away game or performance, you’ll get a text telling our estimated time of arrival at school, along with a link to an online map the will let you follow the progress of the band bus all the way back to Madison. We’ll try it out this Friday on the way back from the Talawanda game; let Mr. Brown know how it works for you!
To sign up for the Band’s Remind texts (also available via email):
- click here to fill out the sign-up form; or
- send a text to (408) 458-8033 with the message @mohawkband
Guard members & parents should also sign up for extra Reminders:
- click here to fill out the sign-up form; or
- send a text to (408) 458-8033 with the message @mohawkflag
If you have any problems signing up, please email Mr. Brown.
Thanks to everyone who made the newly decorated Mohawk Band trailer a reality, including superintendent Curtis Philpot, Madison Locals Schools, Bobby Reed, the Madison Music Boosters, Digital Visuals, and the businesses and organizations who helped the makeover become a reality:
Be sure to thank these community businesses for supporting the Mohawk Band!
Performance photos from Les Misérables are now available for purchase online. Taken by our technical director, Kevin Ferguson, there are over 500 photos to choose from. (The samples you see are just a very small selection, and have been reduced in size; when you order prints, they will be full quality and have no watermarks.)
To access the galleries, you will need the password printed on the back of the Les Mis tickets. The password is also posted backstage in the theater, or you can email Kevin to request it. Click here to view the galleries.
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