Welcome families! Please scroll down and read the Important News section for updated information.
This website is designed for past, current and future members of the duPont Manual High School Band. If your child is currently enrolled in a middle school band program in JCPS schools or if you have a child interested in participating in color guard and is applying to duPont Manual, please consider continuing their music education with the Crimson Sound!
JOIN THE 2018-2019 CRIMSON SOUND MARCHING & PEP BAND! FOR NEW AND RETURNING MEMBERS (Click here). (Fill out the attached registration form link below and mail in by June 1st).
Click here to access our YouTube channel and for a video of our 2017-2018 production "Rise!"
Potential New Members: please click here to view more information about the band.
MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND NIGHT & 8th GRADE OPEN HOUSE 2018-19 Dates TBA
LEADERSHIP NEWS Congratulations to the "Crimson Sound's" 2018-19 Head Drum Major and Podium Conductor: senior, Delaney Hawkins! Congratulations to the 2018-19 Assistant Drum Major: junior, Julie Johnson! Julie will continue her role as a marching member but will also assist Delaney with several leaddership responsbilities. Congrats to all candidates who auditioned including senior James Layton, junior James Renton and junior Scarlett Hawpe.
IMPORTANT NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
The "Crimson Sound" currently has a uniform fund drive going to make up for the additional funds we still owe on our brand new uniforms. Please help share this donation page. Any and all tax deductible donations are welcome: www.gofundme.com/duPontManualMarchingBand
Our next band booster meeting in on May 21st at 7 pm in the band room. We kindly ask that the parents of ALL RETURNING MEMBERS attend this very important booster meeting.
Our next big fundraiser event is working at Churchill Downs on Sat. April 28th, Fri. May 4th (Oaks) and Sat. May 5th (Derby). Please respond before Monday, August 9th for which day/shift you would like to work. All adults and students ages 16 and above are allowed to work. All earnings will go towards our new uniform fund. Please email Mrs. Riddick firstname.lastname@example.org following info: name, date of birth, which day you will attend, and if you're under 18 - your t-shirt size. For instructions, click this link: levy_online_training.pdfWe need your help!
Our annual Music In the Parks fundraiser in association with Kentucky Kingdom will take place at YPAS on Saturday, May 19, 2018. I am looking for at least 7-10 adult helpers and 10-20 student helpers. A Sign Up Genius will be emailed out soon.
Thank you to all who attended or helped out with our Trivia Night Fundraiser.
Our pep band season has concluded. What a wonderful job our pep band did this year.
Our winter guard season has also concluded. KUDOS to Faith Bowers and the 15 ladies of the winter guard for a terrific inaugural season. The future looks bright!
The Marching Band Camp Dates for the 2018-19 season are available under the "Marching Band" Tab. Please plan ahead.
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