ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM DR. MARKOCH


  • MUSIC DISTRIBUTION “DRIVE-THROUGH” SEPTEMBER 14 & 15 MUSIC DISTRIBUTION “DRIVE-THROUGH” MONDAY & TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 & 156:00PM-7:30PM All students enrolled in Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, and Concert Band are invited to pick up some ...
    Posted Sep 9, 2020, 9:05 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • An Invitation for Free Tutoring from John Antonelli Dear Athens Drive Band students and parents,John Antonelli, our percussion instructor for 20 years, has offered to tutor ANY student who would like to learn more about "music theory ...
    Posted Aug 21, 2020, 5:01 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Transcript of Today's Doc Talk/Lesson Posted on Google Classroom Dear Athens Drive Band students and parents,Transcripts of daily lessons are posted in the "Class Drive Folder" which can be accessed when you go into your google drive band ...
    Posted Aug 17, 2020, 10:13 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Class Information - Starting August 17th Tomorrow we begin the 2020-21 school year in a historic fashion - remotely.  It has been determined that I must meet live with my 3 concert groups through at least ...
    Posted Aug 16, 2020, 8:45 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Letter from Doc 7/23/2020 July 23, 2020Dear Athens Drive student and parent,I just wanted to touch base with everyone with regards to where we are with our Marching Band AND our class ...
    Posted Jul 23, 2020, 1:44 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • No Marching Band Rehearsal in July July 13, 2020Dear Marching Band student and parent,Last Friday, July 10, WCPSS posted the following announcement:Athletics, Marching Band and Other Co-Curricular Activities Suspended IndefinitelyA subcommittee ...
    Posted Jul 15, 2020, 4:25 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Welcome letter, Roster and Schedule from Doc Dear 2020 Athens Drive Marching Band member and parent,I just wanted to take a moment to WELCOME you to the 2020 Athens Drive High School Marching Band!  For those ...
    Posted Jun 22, 2020, 2:06 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Marching Band Update from Doc June 16, 2020Dear Athens Drive Band Member and Parent,As this Friday, June 19th is our official “deadline” for marching band registration, I wanted to provide you with an ...
    Posted Jun 16, 2020, 3:45 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • "Doc Talk"/Class Lesson 6/10/2020 “DOC TALK”/CLASS LESSON – Wednesday, June 10, 2020NO VIDEO LINK TODAY!  JUST READ!It has been 2.5 months since this period of quarantine/ “social distancing” began (our last ...
    Posted Jun 10, 2020, 3:47 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • "Doc Talk"/Class Lesson 6/9/2020 “DOC TALK”/CLASS LESSON – Tuesday, June 9, 2020VIDEO LINK:  https://youtu.be/j4eV9CBOnqMAnnouncements:1)  As this is our final week of “remote learning,” I will be sending you ...
    Posted Jun 9, 2020, 3:41 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • "Doc Talk"/Class Lesson 6/8/2020 “DOC TALK”/CLASS LESSON – Monday, June 8, 2020VIDEO LINK:  https://youtu.be/UPjjDAnb_ycAnnouncements:1) As this is our final week of “remote learning,” I will be sending ...
    Posted Jun 8, 2020, 3:39 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • 2020 Marching Band Leadership Roster June 5, 2020Dear Athens Drive Band students and parents,I am excited to post the “2020 Athens Drive Leadership Roster!”  I can tell you without reservation that this group ...
    Posted Jun 5, 2020, 3:26 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • "Doc Talk"/Class Lesson 6/4/2020 “DOC TALK”/CLASS LESSON – Thursday, June 4, 2020VIDEO LINK:  https://youtu.be/hYdMymN2TUUANNOUNCEMENTS1) Today, Thursday, June 4th, from 9:00am-3:00pm, students may stop by the ...
    Posted Jun 4, 2020, 3:41 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Instructions for Thursday Drop Off Good morning everyone.  Please take note of the information below from our Assistant Principal, Mr. Katz regarding band students returning supplies tomorrow.Yahoo! Communications TeamHere is what I would ...
    Posted Jun 3, 2020, 6:33 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • "Doc Talk"/Class Lesson 6/3/2020 “DOC TALK”/CLASS LESSON – Wednesday, June 3, 2020VIDEO LINK:  https://youtu.be/-QJMEqtJ_8wANNOUNCEMENTS1) Tomorrow, Thursday, June 4th, from 9:00am-3:00pm, students may stop by ...
    Posted Jun 3, 2020, 3:50 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • "Doc Talk"/Class Lesson 6/2/2020 “DOC TALK”/CLASS LESSON – Tuesday, June 2, 2020VIDEO LINK:  https://youtu.be/iQD-MPrT3Q8ANNOUNCEMENTS1) This Thursday, June 4th, from 9:00am-3:00pm, students may stop by ...
    Posted Jun 2, 2020, 3:37 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Message from Doc for SENIORS Dear Athens Drive Band SENIOR,Two very important messages from me to you:1) Please return all school music, instruments and equipment this Thursday, June 4th from 9:00am-3 ...
    Posted Jun 1, 2020, 7:53 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Revised Marching Leadership Candidate Listing REVISED!June 1, 2020Dear Athens Drive Band students and parents,I just want you to know that I have received applications from the following students for various leadership positions ...
    Posted Jun 1, 2020, 7:49 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • "Doc Talk"/Class Lesson 6/1/2020 “DOC TALK”/CLASS LESSON – Monday, June 1, 2020VIDEO LINK:  https://youtu.be/FEoiMKZ74FoANNOUNCEMENTS1) This Thursday, June 4th, from 9:00am-3:00pm, students may stop by the ...
    Posted Jun 1, 2020, 4:21 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • "Doc Talk"/Class Lesson 5/28/2020 “DOC TALK”/CLASS LESSON – Thursday, May 28, 2020VIDEO LINKS:  https://youtu.be/YTjH2JuG1dA and https://youtu.be/lMPWX1K5jOo (last 5 minutes)ANNOUNCEMENTS1) Registration for Marching Band is OPEN ...
    Posted May 28, 2020, 4:01 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • "Doc Talk"/Class Lesson 5/27/2020 “DOC TALK”/CLASS LESSON – Wednesday, May 27, 2020VIDEO LINK: https://youtu.be/otuktK8gJrcANNOUNCEMENTS1) Registration for Marching Band is OPEN on our website!!!Please sign up ASAP, and ...
    Posted May 27, 2020, 3:51 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • "Doc Talk"/Class Lesson 5/26/2020 “DOC TALK”/CLASS LESSON – Tuesday, May 26, 2020VIDEO LINK:  https://youtu.be/cvaRAFWMCLgANNOUNCEMENTS1) Registration for Marching Band is OPEN on our website!!!Please sign up ASAP, and ...
    Posted May 26, 2020, 3:28 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • "Doc Talk"/Class Lesson 5/21/2020 “DOC TALK”/CLASS LESSON – Thursday, May 21, 2020VIDEO LINK:  https://youtu.be/wQbFVkpX-j0ANNOUNCEMENTS1) Registration for Marching Band is OPEN on our website!!!Please sign up ASAP ...
    Posted May 21, 2020, 3:29 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Attention Potential Marching Band Section Leaders & Drum Majors! Attention all potential Marching Band Section Leaders & Drum Majors! Please see below the documents for all the application information you will need to apply for these positions   MARCHING BAND SECTION ...
    Posted May 25, 2020, 1:49 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • "Doc Talk"/Class Lesson 5/20/2020 “DOC TALK”/CLASS LESSON – Wednesday, May 20, 2020VIDEO LINK:  https://youtu.be/zSTeXvvi85EANNOUNCEMENTRegistration for Marching Band is OPEN on our website!!!Please sign up ASAP, and spread ...
    Posted May 20, 2020, 3:48 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • "Doc Talk"/Class Lesson 5/19/2020 “DOC TALK”/CLASS LESSON – Tuesday, May 19, 2020VIDEO LINK:  https://youtu.be/vFxKC3iOXMQANNOUNCEMENTRegistration for Marching Band is OPEN on our website!!!Please sign up ASAP, and spread ...
    Posted May 19, 2020, 3:13 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • "Doc Talk"/Class Lesson 5/18/2020 “DOC TALK”/CLASS LESSON – Monday, May 18, 2020VIDEO LINK:  https://youtu.be/hftEWlb05ZYANNOUNCEMENTRegistration for Marching Band is OPEN on our website!!!Please sign up ASAP, and spread ...
    Posted May 18, 2020, 3:32 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • REGISTRATION IS OPEN - for 2020-2021 MB Season The purpose of this letter is to provide you with the information you need to sign up for the Athens Drive 2020-2021 Marching Band!  The marching schedule for the ...
    Posted May 17, 2020, 7:23 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • "Doc Talk"/Class Lesson 5/14/2020 “DOC TALK”/CLASS LESSON – Thursday, May 14, 2020VIDEO LINK:  https://youtu.be/He9t8tHbl8UMonday’s Lesson:  Great Expectations; Big Footsteps; and “Why I LOVE Brahms”Tuesday’s Lesson: “Perfection ...
    Posted May 14, 2020, 3:35 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • "Doc Talk"/Class Lesson 5/13/2020 “DOC TALK”/CLASS LESSON – Wednesday, May 13, 2020NO VIDEO LINK TODAY!  JUST READ!It has been exactly 2 months since this period of quarantine/ “social distancing” began (our last ...
    Posted May 13, 2020, 3:29 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • "Doc Talk"/Class Lesson 5/12/2020 “DOC TALK”/CLASS LESSON – Tuesday, May 12, 2020VIDEO LINK:  https://youtu.be/QiQNNHWDQVEMonday’s LESSON:  Great Expectations; Big Footsteps; and “Why I LOVE Brahms”Today’s Lesson: “Perfection ...
    Posted May 12, 2020, 4:00 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • "Doc Talk"/Class Lesson 5/11/2020 “DOC TALK”/CLASS LESSON – Monday, May 11, 2020VIDEO LINK:  https://youtu.be/VHeqTeVpoHkTODAY’S LESSON:  Great Expectations; Big Footsteps; and “Why I LOVE Brahms”Have you ever been ...
    Posted May 11, 2020, 3:43 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • "Doc Talk"/Class Lesson 5/7/2020 “DOC TALK”/CLASS LESSON – Thursday, May 7, 2020VIDEO LINK:  https://youtu.be/Mx0TPAaPW20Review:Monday’s Lesson:  Beethoven’s “Symphony No. 7,” movt. 2Tuesday’s Lesson: Rimsky-Korsakov ...
    Posted May 7, 2020, 4:17 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • "Doc Talk"/Class Lesson 5/6/2020 “DOC TALK”/CLASS LESSON – Wednesday, May 6, 2020VIDEO LINK:  https://youtu.be/UAZF2WtDvQgReview:Monday’s Lesson:  Beethoven’s “Symphony No. 7,” movt. 2Tuesday’s Lesson: Rimsky-Korsakov ...
    Posted May 7, 2020, 4:18 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • "Doc Talk"/ Class Lesson 5/5/2020 “DOC TALK”/CLASS LESSON – Tuesday, May 5, 2020VIDEO LINK:  https://youtu.be/9f9Awn0Fx94Review:Monday’s Lesson:  A study of the allegretto movement of Beethoven’s “Symphony No. 7 ...
    Posted May 5, 2020, 3:50 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • "Doc Talk"/Class Lesson 5/4/2020 “DOC TALK”/CLASS LESSON – Monday, May 4, 2020VIDEO LINK:  https://youtu.be/1aXUnce8sBcTHANK YOU!…to everyone for sending me your “grade points” the past few weeks.  I realize ...
    Posted May 4, 2020, 4:01 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • "Doc Talk"/ Class Lesson 4/30/2020 “DOC TALK”/CLASS LESSON – Thursday, April 30, 2020VIDEO LINK:  https://youtu.be/9_M5dyGq8sYREVIEW:Monday’s Lesson: Aaron Copland’s 3 planes of music-listening; Gustav Mahler’s ...
    Posted Apr 30, 2020, 3:53 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • "Doc Talk"/Class Lesson 4/29/2020 “DOC TALK”/CLASS LESSON – Wednesday, April 29, 2020VIDEO LINK:  https://youtu.be/z0bb-QHZ1KwRandom/Not-so-random thought:Returning to normal, visiting everyone again, getting back to school ...
    Posted Apr 29, 2020, 2:44 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Link for Doc Talk Here is the link for the “Doc Talk.”  Thanks everyone for your patience!  DocVIDEO LINK:  https://youtu.be/J25pTXpgVN0
    Posted Apr 28, 2020, 9:02 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • "Doc Talk"/Class Lesson 4/28/2020 “DOC TALK”/CLASS LESSON – Tuesday, April 28, 2020 VIDEO LINK: Link will be sent when it becomes available.  Technical difficulties this morning!Monday’s Lesson: Aaron Copland’s 3 planes ...
    Posted Apr 28, 2020, 4:18 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • "Doc Talk"/Class Lesson 4/27/2020 “DOC TALK”/CLASS LESSON – Monday, April 27, 2020VIDEO LINK:  https://youtu.be/hPvSYPCNy7oANSWERS TO LAST WEEK’S COMPOSER TRIVIA:1.    Robert Schumann2.    Anton Dvorak3.    Richard Strauss ...
    Posted Apr 27, 2020, 3:31 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • "Doc Talk"/Class Lesson 4/23/2020 “DOC TALK”/CLASS LESSON – Thursday, April 23, 2020NO VIDEO TODAY!ANNOUNCEMENTSPlease send me your “musical hours” tomorrow (Friday, April 24th).  I am so grateful that MOST of you ...
    Posted Apr 23, 2020, 2:54 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • "Doc Talk"/ Class Lesson 4/22/2020 “DOC TALK”/CLASS LESSON – Wednesday, April 22, 2020Video Link:  https://youtu.be/jfA_LGD4HPEANNOUNCEMENTSREVIEW OF THIS WEEK’S LESSONSMonday:  Musical Humor—Richard Strauss’ “Till Eulenspiegel’s ...
    Posted Apr 22, 2020, 3:29 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • "Doc Talk"/ Class Lesson 4/21/2020 “DOC TALK”/CLASS LESSON – Tuesday, April 21, 2020Video Link:  https://youtu.be/naWk35_AfiUANNOUNCEMENTSTHANK YOU for doing such an outstanding job connecting with me last week!  I ...
    Posted Apr 21, 2020, 3:56 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • "Doc Talk"/ Class Lesson 4/20/2020 “DOC TALK”/CLASS LESSON – Monday, April 20, 2020Video Link:  https://youtu.be/TKuN4Jwf56IThis “Doc Talk”/Lesson began with a recording of “Sunrise” from “Also Sprach Zarathustra” by Richard ...
    Posted Apr 20, 2020, 3:39 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Please Send Doc Your Grade PLEASE SEND DOC YOUR WEEKLY GRADE AND A DESCRIPTION OF WHAT YOU HAVE BEEN DOING TODAY!  This is the only way that I am going to record your attendance.  I ...
    Posted Apr 17, 2020, 11:52 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • "Doc Talk"/Class Lesson 4/16  “DOC TALK”/CLASS LESSON – Thursday, April 16, 2020Video Link:  https://youtu.be/Mnk34lVcmv0ANNOUNCEMENTSPlease email or text me your weekly grade (points) tomorrow--or this weekend at the ...
    Posted Apr 16, 2020, 3:57 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Doc Talk/Lesson 4/15/2020 The Athens Drive High School Band1420 Athens Drive, Raleigh, NC  27606www.athensdriveband.com; 919-233-4050Dr. Jerry Markoch, Director of Bandsjmarkoch@wcpss.net______________________________________________________________________________“DOC TALK”/CLASS ...
    Posted Apr 15, 2020, 4:04 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Doc's Lesson 4/14/2020 “DOC TALK”/CLASS LESSON – Tuesday April 14, 2020Video Link: https://youtu.be/Le0afLn6guQANNOUNCEMENTS1) Please consider purchasing a BAND YEARBOOK!  Dead line to order is Saturday, April 25th ...
    Posted Apr 14, 2020, 4:17 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Doc's Lesson 4/13/2020 “DOC TALK”/CLASS LESSON – Monday, April 13, 2020Link to the VIDEOhttps://youtu.be/66gRZIckNM4Written SummaryANNOUNCEMENTS-WOW!  It has been exactly one month since we last met ...
    Posted Apr 13, 2020, 4:29 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • The New Band Plan for the next few weeks April 11, 2020Dear Athens Drive band families,         Hello everyone!  I hope and pray that all of you are doing “as well as you can” in these incredibly odd times ...
    Posted Apr 12, 2020, 12:17 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Hello from Doc! March 23, 2020Dear Athens Drive band families,         This will undoubtedly be the first of many regular messages from me over the next several weeks, and perhaps even months.  In ...
    Posted Mar 22, 2020, 6:28 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Festival Concerts and MPA next week! The purpose of this note is to remind everyone of the upcoming Festival Concerts, and to provide information about our adjudicated State Festival Performance for our Wind Ensemble.    Tuesday, March ...
    Posted Mar 11, 2020, 9:10 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Wind Ensemble Performance at MPA Dear Wind Ensemble member and parent, I just wanted to give you a "heads-up" that our MPA (Music Performance Adjudication) performance will be on Wednesday, March 18th at Willow ...
    Posted Mar 3, 2020, 4:24 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Chamber Concert, Thursday February 20th Dear Athens Drive band parent,I just wanted to remind you about our Winter Chamber Concert to be held next Thursday, Feb. 20th at 7:00pm in our cafeteria.  Our ...
    Posted Feb 14, 2020, 9:27 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Parent Proctor Needed Dear band parent,I am looking for some parents to "proctor" our Symphonic Band Exam on Thursday afternoon and our Concert Band Exam on Friday afternoon.   I would need a ...
    Posted Jan 21, 2020, 9:14 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Grand Holiday Concert - Tuesday the 17th HO, HO, HO!!!  Our annual Grand Holiday Concert is next Tuesday the 17th!!!   This is our “grandest” concert of the year, featuring all of our concert ensembles!  It is ...
    Posted Dec 10, 2019, 8:11 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Logistics for Cary Parade - December 14th The purpose of this letter is to provide you with information concerning the Cary Christmas Parade this Saturday as well as several other “end of season” events.  CARY CHRISTMAS PARADE ...
    Posted Dec 9, 2019, 3:06 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • All-District Honor Band Auditionees 2020 - Deadline Below is the list of students who will be auditioning for our District Honor Band on January 11th at Middle Creek High School.  Please let me know of any edits ...
    Posted Dec 9, 2019, 3:03 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Let's Support Athens Drive Chorus - VOTE TODAY! Please take a moment to vote for Athens Drive Chorus in the WRAL Christmas Choir Competition.  Voting for our category was just announced and we have from 8am to 8pm ...
    Posted Dec 9, 2019, 7:18 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Apex Christmas Parade Logistics December 2, 2019Dear marching band member and parent,The purpose of this letter is to provide you with information concerning the Apex Christmas Parade this Saturday as well as ...
    Posted Dec 2, 2019, 1:55 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • December Parades, Caroling, Concerts and Secret Santa Dear Athens Drive H.S. Band Parent,There are 15 school days between Thanksgiving and Christmas Break and our band will be very busy "jingle-jangling” in many different ways ...
    Posted Nov 25, 2019, 2:05 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Time To Upgrade Your Instrument? To:  Band members and familiesRE:  Upgrading your instrumentThis past Tuesday, Nov. 19th a representative from Music & Arts brought out a number of professional model instruments for our ...
    Posted Nov 22, 2019, 5:42 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Raleigh Christmas Parade and Banquet Logistics 11/20/19Dear marching band member and parent,The purpose of this letter is to provide you with information concerning the Raleigh Christmas Parade and Marching Band Banquet this ...
    Posted Nov 20, 2019, 5:55 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Waverly Place Tree Lighting Now Open to Freshmen Dear Athens Drive Marching Band members/parents,As we do have room on the 1 activity bus that I am driving, we are opening this event to FRESHMEN marching band ...
    Posted Nov 20, 2019, 5:35 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Waverly Place Tree Lighting Ceremony To:  Senior/Junior/Sophomore Marching Band StudentsRE:  Waverly Place Tree-Lighting Ceremony, Friday, Nov. 22, 2019The administration at Waverly Place has requested that a contingent of our marching ...
    Posted Nov 18, 2019, 1:28 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • District Honor Band Info N.C. East Central District Honor BandsAuditions:  Jan. 11, 2020 at Middle Creek H.S. (Snow Date:  Jan. 18)Band Clinic/Concert:  Jan. 31-Feb. 1 at Sanderson H ...
    Posted Nov 13, 2019, 9:50 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Attention Seniors & Rookies - sectional this Friday 2.30-4.30 Dear Marching Band Seniors & woodwind/brass "Rookies"Anna Vtipil and Allison Starling have asked me to formally announce a "senior/rookie" sectional this Friday, Nov. 8 from 2:30 - 4 ...
    Posted Nov 6, 2019, 5:52 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Marching Band Members Needed for Magnet Open House Dear marching band student,Our principal, Mr. Mares has requested that a pep band and drum line perform outside the school this Thursday, Nov. 7th from 5:15-6:15pm ...
    Posted Nov 4, 2019, 4:12 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • North Davidson Competition Logistics this Saturday Nov 2nd The purpose of this letter is to provide information concerning our LAST COMPETITION OF THE SEASON at NORTH DAVIDSON H.S. this Saturday as well as several important dates coming ...
    Posted Oct 29, 2019, 8:19 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • FALL BAND CONCERT AND TRI-M MUSIC HONOR SOCIETY INDUCTION The purpose of this post is to provide information about our annual Fall Band Concert next week, as well as other upcoming events. FALL BAND CONCERT AND TRI-M MUSIC ...
    Posted Oct 29, 2019, 6:30 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Logistics for Football Game (10/25) and Competition (10/26) October 22, 2019Dear marching band student and parent,The purpose of this letter is to provide information concerning our LAST HOME FOOTBALL GAME this Friday and our 4th COMPETITION ...
    Posted Oct 22, 2019, 11:22 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Fall Chamber Concert - Thursday October 17th Next Thursday, October 17th, members of our Wind Ensemble will “kick-off” our concert series with a “Chamber Concert” held in the CAFETERIA at 7:00pm.   In this program the ...
    Posted Oct 11, 2019, 7:44 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Logistics for Friday's Football & Saturday's Competition - White Oak H.S. Dear Marching Band Student and Parent, The purpose of this letter is to provide information concerning our HOME FOOTBALL GAME this Friday and our 3rd COMPETITION at WHITE OAK ...
    Posted Oct 7, 2019, 2:00 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • No Rehearsals on Wednesday October 9th Dear Marching Band Student and Parent, As we do not have school on Wednesday, there will be NO REHEARSAL for any of our subgroups:  winds, percussion, guard.  Please be sure ...
    Posted Oct 7, 2019, 1:43 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Logistics for Midway H.S. Band Competition this Saturday (10/5) Dear FIRST PLACE Marching Band Student and Parent, Let’s “TOOT OUR HORN”:What a remarkable weekend we just had!  At our evening show, our band won FIRST PLACE BAND ...
    Posted Sep 30, 2019, 11:14 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • 8th Grade Band Nights - Oct 11th & 25th 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. 11th or Friday ...
    Posted Sep 30, 2019, 11:13 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Friday's Football Game and Saturday's Competition Logistics September 23, 2019Dear marching band student and parent,The purpose of this letter is to provide information concerning our FOURTH HOME FOOTBALL GAME this Friday, and our FIRST & SECOND ...
    Posted Sep 24, 2019, 9:26 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Friday's Football Game and Saturday's 9-9 Rehearsal September 18, 2019Dear marching band student and parent,Last week was SO FUN!  Now let’s do it again in even better weather!The purpose of this letter is ...
    Posted Sep 18, 2019, 4:53 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Football Game Friday, September 13th September 11, 2019Dear marching band student and parent,Okay, let’s try this again, without the hurricane!  The purpose of this letter is to provide information concerning our SECOND ...
    Posted Sep 11, 2019, 5:55 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Logistics for Friday's Football Game September 3, 2019Dear marching band student and parent,The purpose of this letter is to provide information concerning our FIRST HOME FOOTBALL GAME this Friday.HOME FOOTBALL GAME (ATHENS ...
    Posted Sep 3, 2019, 3:58 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • National Memorial Day Parade in Washington D.C. - Online Trip Intent Form I am excited to inform you that our Marching Band has been invited to perform for theNational Memorial Day Parade in Washington D.C. on May 25, 2020! After ...
    Posted Aug 31, 2019, 7:10 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Logistics for After School Marching Rehearsals August 19, 2019Dear marching band student and parent,The purpose of this letter is to provide an overview of logistics involved with after-school rehearsals which will begin next ...
    Posted Aug 20, 2019, 6:02 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Post Camp Will End At 9.30 Next Week We will be concluding our post camp rehearsals next week at 9:30pm instead of 10:00pm for the following reasons:  Doc has a bunch of "in-service" school meetings ...
    Posted Aug 16, 2019, 5:40 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Competition Venues for Marching Band Dear Athens Drive Marching Band family and friends,We have enjoyed a terrific band camp and are now settling in to our "post camp" rehearsals.  Before we get too far ...
    Posted Aug 7, 2019, 5:32 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Attention Section Leaders and Seniors! Hello to our 2019 band seniors, section leaders and class representatives!"It's beginning to feel a lot like BAND CAMP!"  100 degrees, sticky, hazy...ya gotta luv it!It ...
    Posted Jul 16, 2019, 2:50 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Summer/Fall Marching Band Schedule 2019 June 11, 2019Attached you will find our summer/fall schedule, which is the same schedule that was released a few weeks ago.  Please contact the band office (jmarkoch@wcpss ...
    Posted Jun 11, 2019, 11:03 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Marching Band Welcome Letter June 11, 2019Dear 2019 Athens Drive Marching Band member and parent,I just wanted to take a moment to WELCOME you to the 2019 Athens Drive High School Marching ...
    Posted Jun 11, 2019, 10:59 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Athens Drive Marching Band Leadership Roster 2019 2019 Athens Drive H.S. Marching Band Leadership Personnel Drum MajorAnna VtipilBand CaptainAllison StarlingWoodwind CaptainGavin Foley Brass CaptainIan ChangColorguardElaine Finsel & Alyssa Cain ...
    Posted Jun 4, 2019, 12:14 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Graduation Logistics for Next Wednesday June 4, 2019Dear band member and parent,The purpose of this letter is to provide information concerning our GRADUATION performance on Wednesday, June 12 as well as a few ...
    Posted Jun 4, 2019, 12:05 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Doc Looking for Parent Proctor Dear band parents,I am looking for a parent to volunteer their time to be a "proctor" for our Concert Band Exam next Monday, June 10th from 7:30am-10 ...
    Posted Jun 4, 2019, 7:15 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Doc's Weekly Letter, Spring Banquet, MB Registration, Graduation Good morning dear Athens Drive Band families, Here's what you need to know at this time:1). Our annual spring band banquet will be held this Sunday, June 2 ...
    Posted May 30, 2019, 9:52 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Doc's Weekly Letter, Spring Concert II, MB Registration and More! Hello everyone!Just a few more weeks left of the school year--but they are loaded with several music performances and events!1) Our Spring Concert II will be held ...
    Posted May 17, 2019, 4:55 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Added Evening Rehearsal for Wind Ensemble Dear Wind Ensemble students & parents,In order to better prepare for our concert next Tuesday evening, I am requesting an added evening rehearsal on Monday, 5/20 from 7-9pm ...
    Posted May 14, 2019, 6:50 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Marching Band Registration is up and running & Orientation Registration for our 2019-20 Marching Band is up and running on our website (athensdriveband.com). Please note that registration is due on Friday, June 7 as we need to ...
    Posted May 13, 2019, 8:46 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Doc's Weekly Note: Spring Concert, Marching Band Orientation Dear Athens Drive H.S. band families,Here's the stuff you need to know that is currently on the front burner of our musical stove--1) Our Spring Concert ...
    Posted May 8, 2019, 5:54 PM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Spring Concert Reminders and Other Upcoming Events May 2, 2019Dear band members and parents,The end is in sight!!!  (But it ain’t here yet…)   Please review the following list of end-of-year events.SPRING ...
    Posted May 2, 2019, 7:48 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Doc's Notes for 5/2/2019 Dear Athens Drive Band H.S. families,Here's the current "happenings" in our band world:1) Our Concert Band and Jazz Ensemble will be performing their Spring Concert next ...
    Posted May 2, 2019, 7:32 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Doc's Notes for Thursday, 4/25 Dear Athens Drive H.S. Band families,I hope that your spring break was relaxing and refreshing.  We are now in the "home stretch" of the school year, but it ...
    Posted Apr 25, 2019, 8:30 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
  • Marching Band 2019 Schedule Athens Drive High School Marching Band2019 Schedule(All events at ADHS unless otherwise noted.)“Summer”July 22-25 Pre-camp                                               6:30pm-10:00pmJuly 28-Aug. 2 Band ...
    Posted Apr 9, 2019, 5:13 AM by Athens Drive High School Band
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