The Mighty Maroon Band will travel to Glenvar High School on September 25th for their first competition of the season. The band will have a short practice session that morning on the football field before loading the buses and heading to Salem. We will stop to eat on the way there and stop for snacks on the way home. Food will also be available at Glenvar’s concession stand during the competition. Band members should bring enough money to eat during these times.
Band members will need to have their black 2016 Hidden Dimensions show shirt to wear under their uniform as well as before and after the performance. These shirts should arrive and be given out on Friday, September 24th. They will also need their black socks, marching shoes, and gloves. Click the button for an itinerary of the competition as well as the week.
Click the button to download the 2016 Show Shirt Order Form to purchase show shirts. Shirts are $15 a piece and checks can be made out to the George Wythe Band. Marching Band Members have already paid for one show shirt each in their band camp fee.
The First Home Football Game will be on Friday, September 2nd, 2016 Vs. the Fort Chiswell High School Pioneers. Food will be available at 5:00 PM, Dress Time is 5:30 PM, Warm-up at 6:00 PM, and we march down at 6:30 PM.
Marching Band Members:
Starting on Thursday, August 11th the Marching Band will practice after school every Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday from 3:30 - 5:30 PM.
6th Grade Beginning Band Members:
There will be a Parent Meeting in the Scott Memorial Middle School Cafeteria on Thursday, August 11th @ 6:00 PM.
Band Parents (6th - 12th Grade, SMMS\GWHS)
There will be a Band Booster Meeting on Monday, August 15th in the George Wythe High School Band Room @ 7:00 PM.
The MMMB compete is four Band Competitions this year.
September 24th @ Glenvar High School in Salem, VA; October 8th @ Salem Stadium in Salem, VA; October 22nd @ Richlands High School, in Richlands, VA (State Assessment); & end the season November 5th @ Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA.
The Mighty Maroon Band will also host their own Band Festival on October 15th @ George Wythe High School.
The George Wythe Mighty Maroon Band will be traveling to Winston-Salem, NC on Sunday, July 31 to see the DCI Show Tour of Champions. The Tour of Champions event series is an exciting live entertainment format featuring eight of the top corps from last summer, giving fans the opportunity to immerse themselves in the drum corps experience with exclusive fan-member interaction, pre-show and intermission entertainment, and an en-masse finale on top of the corps' traditional competitive productions.
The band has room for 8 additional chaperones to travel on the bus with the band to see the show. Tickets are $30 a piece. If you are interested please register below and send in your money as soon as you can. We have a limited number of spots!
Be at the Band Room by 3:00 PM and the return time is 12:00 AM.
- 3:00 p.m. Load & Leave George Wythe High School
- 6:30 p.m. Pre-Show Entertainment
- 7:00 p.m. Welcome & National Anthem
- 7:25 p.m. Santa Clara Vanguard - Santa Clara, CA
- 7:42 p.m. Madison Scouts - Madison, WI
- 7:59 p.m. The Cavaliers - Rosemont, IL
- 8:16 p.m. Phantom Regiment - Rockford, IL
- 8:33 p.m. Intermission
- 9:03 p.m. Bluecoats - Canton, OH
- 9:20 p.m. The Cadets - Allentown, PA
- 9:37 p.m. Blue Devils - Concord, CA
- 9:54 p.m. Carolina Crown - Ft. Mill, SC
- 12:00 a.m. Arrive back at George Wythe High School
The George Wythe High School Mighty Maroon Band Leadership went to Camp Powhatan on July 22nd, 2016 to participate in their Leadership Program as well experience the High Ropes Course. Great Job Abby Storms, Jared Younger, Quinn Dove, Savanna Viars, Ethan Lamrouex, Madeline Fowler, Hannah Dishner, Jennifer Clatterbuck, Ross Brown, Nick Meredith, and Cortney Phaup.
The George Wythe High School Band Boosters will be providing concessions for the Branded Summer Youth Conference again this year and are in need for volunteers to work in concessions and/or individually wrapped baked goods. The event is on August 13, 2016 from 4:00 PM until 10:00 PM @ Elizabeth Brown Park.
The money raised from this fundraiser will help the Band Boosters continue to help fund many aspects of the George Wythe & Scott Memorial Band Program. Please sign up below to help with one of the two shifts or bring baked goods.
Congratulations to the Class of 2016! The Band wishes Kirsten Aikens, Miranda Brooks, Timmy Burke, Mikayla Farthing, & Tracy Krajan the Best of Luck! You will be missed!
Wythe County Technology Center - GWHS Auditorium - Thursday, May 19th, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
Rural Retreat HS - Community Stadium - Friday, May 20th, 2016 @ 6:00 PM
George Wythe HS - GWHS Gym - Friday, May 20th, 2016 @ 8:00 PM
Fort Chiswell HS - C.F. McKenney Field - Saturday, May 21st, 2016 @ 10:00 AM
Come support the GWHS Band Program @ Wendy's Night on May 26th, 2016 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM. 10% of all sales during this event will be donated to us. There will also be a bake sale from 4:00 to 8:00 PM as well.
The new online home for the George Wythe High School & Scott Memorial Middle School Bands is maroonband.com! Our old address, georgewytheband.com, will continue to work for the time being, but will just redirect you to our new address.
2016 Color Guard Line-up: Jennifer Clatterbuck (Captain), Hannah Dishner (Co-Captain), Ruby Archer, Sierra Richardson, Kaitya Baker, & Carlee Battson (Alternate)
Thank you to all the girls that came and tried out!
Congratulations to the 2016 George Wythe Mighty Maroon Band Drum Major Abby Storms!