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!
MIDDLE SCHOOL BAND NIGHT & 8th GRADE OPEN HOUSE Our 2nd Annual Middle School Band Night was a great success. Thank you to all who attended. Our 8th grade open house will take place on Tuesday, November 2nd from 6 - 8 pm. Come and see Mr. Gregory (for Manual and YPAS Bands/Percussion) in the small gym at Manual and Mr. Essig (YPAS Bands) in the band room at YPAS.
2017 Contest Results
Eastern Invitational (September 16th) *1st Place in Class 5A (KMEA) *5th overall in prelims/7th in finals (out of 14 bands total) *3rd overall in the music performance caption (out of 14 bands total).
Ballard Invitational (September30th) *3rd Place in Class 2A (Mid-States) just behind state finalists Taylor County and Hart County *10th place overall out of 22 bands total and qualified for finals competition.
Butler Traditional Invitational (October 14th) *4th Place in Class 5A (KMEA) *1st Place in Class 5A Percussion (placing above North Hardin, Ballard, Louisville Male and PRP).
Louisville Male Invitational (October 14th) *2nd Place in Class 5A (KMEA) and 4th overall out of 11 total bands. *2nd place in Class 5A Percussion and 2nd overall in percussion out of 11 total bands. *3rd overall in all music captions out of 11 bands total.
KMEA State East Regionals (October 21st) *8th Overall and Advanced to the Class 5A State Semi-finals at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium.
KMEA State Semi-finals(Oct0ber 28th) - first year attending. *15th Overall in the State.
Mid-States Band Association Championships (November 4th) - first year attending. *6th place in preliminary competition. *5th place in finals competition out of 25 total bands. Color Guard finished 7th overall and the percussion section finished 3rd overall.
IMPORTANT NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Our next BIG fundraiser event will be TRIVIA NIGHT.The date of this event has been changed to Friday, March 2nd. Doors open at 6 pm and Trivia starts at 7 pm. The location is also new: Diorios Pizza 919 Baxter Avenue 40204. This will be an 21 and older event. $25 will enroll you to play trivia, include unlimited pizza buffet, salad buffet and soft drinks. There will be an additional cash bar available as well. Split the pot, a gift card raffle, silent auction items and the winning team takes home $150. A maximum of 6 members per team.
The Pep Band Link for 2017-18 has been updated.
The Marching Band Camp Dates for the 2018-19 season are available under the "Marching Band" Tab. Please plan ahead.
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