ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM DR. MARKOCH


  • Jazz Ensemble and Wind Ensemble - Koka Booth this Sunday! Dear Jazz Ensemble, Wind Ensemble and all other ADHS band members, Due to the inclement weather last weekend, we will be performing at Koka Booth Amphitheater THIS SUNDAY, April 30th ...
    Posted Apr 27, 2017, 1:45 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • MB Orientation and Information Dear New/Returning Marching Band Member and Parent,The purpose of this letter is to provide you with information regarding the marching schedule for the upcoming months.  All band activities ...
    Posted Apr 26, 2017, 6:14 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Summer Guitar Lessons! Please spread the word! Summer Guitar Lesson Program (2017)1) A total of six 40 minute private lessons will be offered during the weeks of June 12 through August 14.  Lessons will be given ...
    Posted Apr 18, 2017, 1:02 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • High Point University and Koka Booth Schedule for WIND ENSEMBLE this weekend To:  Wind Ensemble members and parents RE:1) Honor Band of NC Performance on Saturday 4/222) Cary Arts Festival Performance on Sunday 4/23Welcome back from Spring ...
    Posted Apr 17, 2017, 1:30 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Please consider attending Winter Guard and Indoor Percussion Championships this weekend! Our Winter Guard and Indoor Percussion Ensembles wrap up their season this weekend at Dorton Arena on the State Fairgrounds.  They will be performing in the "Atlantic Indoor Association Championship ...
    Posted Mar 28, 2017, 8:18 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Outback Bowl - It's Official! It’s official!  The Athens Drive Marching Band will be traveling to Tampa Florida to participate and perform in the New Year’s Day 2018 Outback Bowl!  Next year is ...
    Posted Mar 10, 2017, 7:57 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Info regarding upcoming Concerts and State Band Festival The purpose of this letter is to remind everyone of the upcoming dress rehearsals and Festival Concerts, and to provide information about our adjudicated State Festival Performance for our Wind ...
    Posted Mar 3, 2017, 7:20 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • PEP BAND NEEDED FOR OPEN HOUSE PEP BAND NEEDED FOR OPEN HOUSE THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 20176:00-7:30PMSchedule6:00pm            Arrive Athens Drive6:15pm            Move to auditorium stage to perform pep tunes ...
    Posted Feb 20, 2017, 8:05 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Important DATE information for Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble To:    Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band members and parents  RE:    State Band Contest (in March) and the Honor Band of NC Performance in April Next month our top two concert ...
    Posted Feb 9, 2017, 4:44 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Announcing Spring Trip to Atlanta - sign up deadline Wed. Feb. 22 We are excited to offer a year end trip to Atlanta, GA on May 19-21 for all participants in our band program (Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, Marching ...
    Posted Feb 5, 2017, 8:39 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • 2017 UNC-G Honor Band - Congratulations! Congratulations!  The Athens Band will be sending 6 of our talented students to UNC-G to participate in the 28th Annual Carolina Band Festival on February 16-18.  Over ...
    Posted Jan 26, 2017, 3:15 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • All District Honor Band Participants Congratulations to all our All District Participants!  We are proud to have 11 participants earn positions through auditions for this honor.  The All District Clinic will be held January 27 ...
    Posted Jan 23, 2017, 4:28 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Jazz Ensemble to start January 31st Jazz Ensemble will begin Tuesday, January 31st rather than on the 24th as previously scheduled.  Conflicts with exams and Dr. Parker's schedule necessitated the later start.  It's all ...
    Posted Jan 18, 2017, 10:28 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Jazz Ensemble Overview 2017 JAZZ ENSEMBLE – Spring Semester, 2017 The Athens Drive Jazz Ensemble is a co-curricular group that meets in the Spring Semester and which supplements the music ensemble experience that students ...
    Posted Jan 15, 2017, 1:37 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Grand Holiday Concert Reminder Our Grand Holiday Concert is just around the corner!   This is our “grandest” concert of the year, featuring all of our concert ensembles!  It is a concert that draws many ...
    Posted Dec 12, 2016, 1:00 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Carolina Band Festival 2017 Please find below details on the Carolina Band Festival & Conductors Conference at UNCG in February.                                    28th AnnualCarolina Band Festival and Conductors ConferenceThe University of North Carolina at Greensboro ...
    Posted Dec 7, 2016, 8:36 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Cary Christmas Parade Logistics The purpose of this letter is to provide you with information concerning the Cary Christmas Parade this Saturday as well as other “end of season” events.  CARY CHRISTMAS PARADE Saturday ...
    Posted Dec 6, 2016, 5:21 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Apex Parade & Rose Parade Audition Recording Session - Saturday The purpose of this letter is to provide you with information concerning the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade Recording Session, the Apex Christmas Parade this Saturday as well as several ...
    Posted Nov 29, 2016, 9:40 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • All-District Honor Band Audition Information - Due Dec. 5 N.C. Central District Honor Band  Auditions:  Jan. 7, 2017 at Cary High School (Snow Date:  Jan. 14) Band Clinic/Concert:  Jan. 27-28 at Apex Friendship High School (Snow ...
    Posted Nov 21, 2016, 4:56 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Raleigh Christmas Parade and Marching Band Banquet Info The purpose of this letter is to provide you with information concerning the Raleigh Christmas Parade and Marching Band Banquet this Saturday.  Upcoming events are also listed at the end ...
    Posted Nov 16, 2016, 9:44 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Let’s go to a N.C. Symphony Concert! Let’s go to a N.C. Symphony Concert!On Friday, Nov. 18th, the N.C. Symphony will be performing Gustav Holst’s “The Planets”, one of the most ...
    Posted Nov 2, 2016, 5:03 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Fall Concert Reminder and NO Dress Rehearsals Dear band members and parents, The purpose of this letter is to provide information about our Fall Concert next week.  FALL CONCERT Thursday, November 3, 2016 Featuring the Symphonic Band ...
    Posted Oct 28, 2016, 1:59 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Select students to perform at Yates Mill Elementary School tomorrow morning Dear band parents, Sorry for the late notice; however, I just wanted you to know that we will be taking the marching students in our Symphonic Band and other select ...
    Posted Oct 27, 2016, 9:01 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Winter Percussion 2016-2017 Information All students interested in participating in the Athens Drive HS Band's 2016-2017 Winter Percussion Line are invited to attend the following interest clinics @ school to be held: November ...
    Posted Oct 25, 2016, 1:03 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • ASU Competition Logistics The purpose of this letter is to provide you with information concerning the ASU Competition on Saturday, and several other upcoming events.  APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY MARCHING BAND FESTIVAL Saturday, October ...
    Posted Oct 25, 2016, 5:58 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • No Marching Rehearsal for Winds on Wednesday 19th October As promised, I'm giving the wind players in marching band the "gift of time" with a FREE WEDNESDAY tomorrow as a reward for that GRAND CHAMPIONSHIP this past weekend ...
    Posted Oct 18, 2016, 5:39 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Greene Central Competition & Friday's Football Game logistics Dear GRAND CHAMPION X2 marching band member and parent,  Ya gotta luv that!!!  “Retweet” that Grand Champion feeling!!  It’s really LIT! The purpose of this letter is to provide ...
    Posted Oct 17, 2016, 12:05 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Western Alamance Competition and Friday's Football Game Logistics Dear marching band member and parent,First of all, thoughts and prayers to all who suffered inconveniences as a result of the recent storm.  It is my understanding that as ...
    Posted Oct 11, 2016, 8:17 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • 8th G. Band Members Invited to Football Game on Oct. 14th &/or Oct. 21st Dear prospective band member and parent, The ATHENS DRIVE HIGH SCHOOL MARCHING BAND cordially invites you to spend an evening with us on either Friday, Oct. 14th and/or ...
    Posted Oct 6, 2016, 11:52 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Western Alamance Competition time is 8:20pm on October 15 Please note that the time for the Western Alamance Competition on October 15th is 8:20pm.More details will follow closer to the date.
    Posted Oct 4, 2016, 9:36 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Chamber Music Dress Rehearsal and Concert next week This letter is to serve as a reminder about our dress rehearsal and Chamber Music Concert next week.  Chamber Music Dress Rehearsal Wednesday, October 5 6:00-9:00pm* *Unlike ...
    Posted Sep 30, 2016, 1:22 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Wakefield Competition and Home Football Game Logistics Dear GRAND CHAMPION marching band member and parent, Has a nice ring to it, eh???  Gotta luv it!!! Congratulations to EVERYONE in our band program for winning the “Grand Champion ...
    Posted Sep 26, 2016, 3:30 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Pinecrest High School Competition Logistics for this Saturday Dear marching band member and parent,The purpose of this letter is to provide you with information concerning the Pinecrest H.S. Competition this Saturday.PINECREST H.S. COMPETITION Saturday ...
    Posted Sep 19, 2016, 9:02 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Information about Football Game - Friday and Mini-Camp - Saturday The purpose of this letter is to provide information concerning our second home football game this Friday and our full band rehearsal this Saturday.HOME FOOTBALL GAME (ATHENS VS. FUQUAY ...
    Posted Sep 13, 2016, 7:23 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Concert Schedule 2012-2017 ATHENS DRIVE HIGH SCHOOL BAND 2016-17 CONCERT SCHEDULEWE = Wind Ensemble; SB = Symphonic Band; CB = Concert Band Required Events“Fall Quarter”Wed., Oct. 5            6:00-9:00pm    Dress ...
    Posted Sep 12, 2016, 3:43 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Athens Drive Wind Ensemble selected as a "North Carolina Honor Band" Congratulations, Wind Ensemble!  As one of the top high school music programs in the state, the ADHS Wind Ensemble has been selected as a "North Carolina Honor Band"!  Mark your ...
    Posted Sep 7, 2016, 9:58 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • After School Marching Rehearsal Logistics The purpose of this letter is to provide an overview of logistics involved with after-school rehearsals that will begin next Tuesday, August 30. 1) Plan ahead!  Bring a comfortable ...
    Posted Aug 24, 2016, 5:22 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Logistics for our FIRST FRIDAY GAME and COMPETITION SITES FIRST HOME FOOTBALL GAME & STADIUM GRAND OPENING this Friday as well as our competition locations for this season.HOME FOOTBALL GAME (ATHENS VS. CARDINAL GIBBONS H.S.)Friday, August 19 ...
    Posted Aug 15, 2016, 1:41 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Details for Thursday Aug 11th - Blue and Orange Night at the New Stadium Blue and Orange Day at the new stadium will be Thursday, August 11, starting at 6:00 pm.  The cross country team, men’s soccer team, and football team will ...
    Posted Aug 9, 2016, 9:03 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Dr Hedrick The ADHS band family was saddened by the news this morning of Dr. Hedrick’s unexpected death.  Our thoughts, prayers, and condolences are with his family during this difficult time ...
    Posted Aug 2, 2016, 12:48 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Welcome to the 2016 Edition of the Athens Drive Marching Band Dear 2016 ADHS Marching Band member and parent, I just wanted to take a moment to WELCOME you to the 2016 Athens Drive High School Marching Band!  For those of ...
    Posted Jun 16, 2016, 7:26 PM by Kimberly Lowe
  • Marching Band Schedule 2016 Athens Drive High School Marching Band 2016 Schedule(All events at ADHS unless otherwise noted.)“Summer”July 25-28                        Precamp                                        6:30pm-10:00pmJuly 31-Aug. 5                 Bandcamp (N ...
    Posted May 25, 2016, 2:31 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Marching Band Information for 2016-2017 The purpose of this letter is to provide you with information regarding the marching schedule for the upcoming months.   Drum Major Candidate Training and Audition * Pending interest in position(s ...
    Posted Apr 12, 2016, 2:08 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Marching Band Section Leader Application Process MARCHING BAND SECTION LEADER(Including Guard, Percussion, and Field Crew Captains)Interviews held May 2 & 3 from 3:00-5:30pmThe position of Section Leader is a very influential ...
    Posted Apr 12, 2016, 1:49 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Why should I continue with band? - Some thoughts by Doc Schedule sign-ups for next year are right around the corner!  We have been exceptionally fortunate at Athens Drive to build and maintain one of the finest instrumental music programs ...
    Posted Jan 26, 2016, 12:58 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
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