Band Photos, Community Performance & Banquet

Photos & Community Performance: Thursday November 6, Brandenburg Field

  • 3:30 – Group Photo (mandatory)
  • 3:45 – Individual photos (optional) – Picture packets will be sent home with students later in the week.
  • 5:00 – Community Performance (mandatory) – This is a tradition we started a few years ago: our last run of the show, and a chance for parents to take videos and photos from field level, the stands or the press box. All band and guard members need to attend!

Marching Band Banquet – Monday, Nov. 17, 6:00 pm, High School Commons

  • Come and celebrate the end of a fun and successful marching band season. Dinner will be served around 6:15 pm.
  • We will need donations (drinks, desserts, paper products). More information will be sent home with students as the date approaches.

MASK organizational meeting: Monday 11/3, 7 pm

The Madison Association for Stage Kids (MASK) is having its first meeting of the year on Monday Nov. 3 at 7:00 pm to prepare for the fall production, Inherit the Wind, which is only two weeks away! We are looking for parents and alumni who are willing to help with many show-night tasks that make the event more fun and special for the cast, crew and audience. Some of the volunteer positions are ticket, concession or flower sellers, backstage moms & dads (sometimes that’s where the real show takes place), and others. All volunteers get free tickets to the show!

Also, we need to have a few people willing to be officers in MASK, or the organization might have to fold. While we could still have volunteers help on show nights, the absence of MASK will affect our ability to raise funds for future productions and improvements. Please consider helping us ensure the bright future of Madison’s theater program, and come to Monday’s meeting to find out about all that MASK does to help our students.

Buckeye Invitational 2014 Apparel Sale

BI-shirt-front-design1Shirts and hoodies from the 2014 Buckeye Invitational are available for a limited time only. There was such high demand for these at the contest that they ran out before the end of the day, so the OSU Band has made them available for order online.

All items will be shipped directly to the purchaser, and the shipping cost is included in the price of the shirts. Short-sleeved t-shirts, long-sleeved t-shirts and hooded sweatshirts are all available on this website, and it is a secure ordering page to handle credit card information. Orders will be taken through the end of business on Friday, November 14, and all shirts should be received by the first week in December.

Click here to order Buckeye Invitational clothing online.

Madison Choir Performance dates, 2014-15

National Anthem at Football Game
Friday, September 26th – 7:00pm

Fall Choir Concert
Tuesday, October 14th – 7:00pm

Winter Choir Concert
Tuesday, December 9th – 7:00pm

Band and Choir Lock-in
Late February, Date TBA

Pre-Contest Concert
Tuesday, March 3rd – 7:00pm

OMEA Contest
TBA: March 6th or 7th

Spring Choir Concert
Thursday, May 7th – 7:00pm

Friday, May 22nd

Getting Band texts – updated instructions

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.

Watch for the new band trailer around Madison and beyond!

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!