Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Game #6 at Mentor

"The Pride of Shaker Heights" is heading to Mentor on 10/2 for another game under the lights.  Call time is 5 PM, location TBD, in full uniform, including black socks, black shoes, hat/beret and gloves.  We will head to the busses quickly and leave as soon as possible.  The game starts at 7 PM and we expect to be home around 10 PM.

Friday, September 26, 2014

Game 5, Alumni/Community Band

Game 5 on Saturday, 9/27, is Homecoming and Alumni/Community Band Day. All participants should meet on the practice field at 11 AM. Band members should wear full uniform, but no hats or gloves. Halftime should take place at 2 PM. Music and further information can be found on the shakerbands.org homepage.

Saturday, September 20, 2014

"The Pride of Shaker Heights" on cleveland.com

Cleveland.com reporter Maura Zurick was at the Normandy game and posted a story about the band, including over 20 photos from Friday night's performance!  The article will run in print in Thursday's Sun News.

Friday, September 19, 2014

Alumni/Community Band on 9/27

We will once again host the Alumni/Community Band at Homecoming on 9/27.  Anyone with a Shaker connection is welcome to join us on the field for both pre-game and halftime.  You can find more information in a letter from the directors, and you can also print your own halftime music.  Band students are given extra credit or honors credit for sponsoring participants, so be sure to let the directors know if a student is of help to you.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Game #4 at Normandy

"The Pride of Shaker Heights" will take to the road for the first time this season when we visit Byers Field in Parma to play Normandy on 9/19.  Call time is 5 PM on the practice field in full uniform, including all black shoes, long black socks, gloves and hat or beret.  We will rehearse, load the busses, and then make our way to Parma for the game which starts at 7 PM.  The game should end around 10 PM and we plan to be home around 10:30 PM.  Don't miss your chance to see the band in this fantastic venue!

Friday, September 12, 2014

Game #3, 9/13, Mass Band

This week "The Pride of Shaker Heights" will welcome this year's 8th graders, the class of 2019, to the field to perform as part of the halftime show.  Call for 8th graders is 10:45 AM in the Choir Room, and call for the marching band is 11 AM on the practice field.  Uniform for 8th graders is a red shirt and khaki pants, and full uniform (including hat/beret and gloves) with rain coat for the high school members.  Mass Band will take place rain or shine, with the call time remaining the same regardless of weather.  We do have alternate plans in place in case of rain for rehearsal.

Friday, September 5, 2014

Game #2 Info

"The Pride of Shaker Heights" will be at home on Saturday, 9/6. Call time is 11 AM on the practice field in summer uniform (band polo, white pants, black belt, black shoes, black socks).  The game starts at 1 PM and halftime should be around 2 PM.  Rain is in the forecast, so be sure to have rain gear with you and woodwinds should have their cases in the stands.