Weekly Updates

Week of September 25

  • Each year, Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association (MSBOA) provides “All-State” music opportunities to middle and high school students.
  • Click here for audition registration detailsRegister no later than Monday, September 25.
  • Turn in completed forms with payment in a labeled envelope to the white mailbox in the band room (on the file cabinet next to the music library).
  • Meet in the band room for 2:30 – 5:00 PM rehearsal.
  • Bring all rehearsal necessities and dress for the weather.
  • Attire: Marching Uniform
  • Locations: First Presbyterian Church (Main/Hutton intersection); march in parade to Tom Holzer Stadium
  • Report to NHS (Leadership & Front Ensemble): 4:00 PM — after loading the trailer, go to the Stadium to unload, then reconvene with the rest of the band at First Presbyterian Church for the Parade (Front Ensemble — bring cymbals to the Parade)Sousaphones and Color Guard must transport their own equipment.
  • Report to Parade: 5:00 PM
  • Parade: 6:00 PM
  • Aretha Franklin Marching Show (Pre-Game): 6:40 PM
  •  Kickoff: 7:00 PM
  • Halftime: Homecoming Court
  • Post-Game Performance: in concert formation at the end of the game
  • Drumline Feature Performance: on field after post-game performance
  • Leadership and Front Ensemble: load trailer at the end of the game, and meet at NHS to unload

  • Parents must email both Mr. Rumbell and Adam regarding any student absences to be in compliance with the “Attendance Policies & Procedures” section of the Band Packet. This includes arriving late or leaving early from rehearsals or performances.
  • The band’s policies and procedures must be followed in addition to reporting absences during the school day (see Northville High School’s Attendance Guidelines).
  • Text Ann Ryan at (734) 776-1773 to order a banner for your band senior if you missed ordering one on the band picture day during band camp.
  • Banners are displayed on the fence at Tom Holzer Stadium.
  • Show shirts that were ordered will be distributed at the after-school rehearsal on Wednesday, October 4.
  • There is no need to call Canton Embroidery as everyone’s orders are completed and picked up by Adam in bulk at the same time.
  • Missed the ordering deadline? A limited supply of extra shirts have been ordered and can be purchased on a “first-come, first-serve” basis at the after-school rehearsal on Wednesday, October 4.
  • Bring cash or pay via Venmo, PayPal, or Zelle. See Adam at a break on 10/4 to purchase. T-shirts are $24, crewnecks are $39, and hoodies are $49.
  • Support the NHS Music Boosters and eat pizza on Thursday, October 5! Join us for our first MOD Pizza night (18821 Traditions Drive) by bringing this flyer or using code MODGIVES25 (code valid for ONLINE orders only!) and 25% of sales will go directly to our NHS Music Programs.
  • Purchase raffle tickets online at the Boosters’ website.
  • Volunteer to sell raffle tickets at upcoming band events.