Pep Band Tournaments

Pep Band Tournaments begin this week with the Boys and Girls District Tournaments.  Girls games will be held at E-town High School.  Boys games will be at Central Hardin High School.

Girls games are Monday and Wednesday.

Boys games are Thursday and Saturday.

There will be a modified roster for the girls games since we are limited to the taking only 40 students to the game.

Click to expand to see the rosters for the Girls Games at E-town High School

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After School Rehearsals

After School Rehearsals begin this week for Wind Ensemble, Percussion, Symphonic, and Concert Band students.

Wind Ensemble selections will be rehearsed on Tuesdays.

Symphonic and Concert Band Selections will be rehearsed on Thursdays.

Since we have missed an entire week of school, it is imperative that we have great attendance at these rehearsals to prepare for our March Concert (March 17) and for KMEA Large Ensemble Performance Assessment on March 24 & 25.

Performance Assessment is the most important performance for our band students and it is only 4 weeks away!  Let’s have some great rehearsals to get ready for this most important performance.

Check the online calendar for complete details.

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Solo and Ensemble Registration


Solo and Ensemble Registration is due Monday, Feb 9

Please place registration in an envelop and put in the box labeled “Solo and Ensemble” in the band room to the right of the the band office.

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Booster Meeting Reminder

February Booster Meeting will be Monday February 9 from 6-7PM at Central Hardin.

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Monday, Feb 2 Chamber Groups

Chamber Ensembles will not rehearse on Monday, Feb 2. This includes saxophones and tuba/euph ensembles.

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Solo and Ensemble Registration

Students wishing to participate in the KMEA Solo and Ensemble Festival held on April 25 at NHHS need to submit the registration form and entry fee by Feb 9.  Click the link below to download the form.  Forms can also be found on the band bulletin board in the band hallway at CHHS.

This is in addition to the existing Chamber Ensembles.  If a student is currently participating in an after school Chamber Ensemble (small ensemble with a section coach) they do not need to fill out this form for that ensemble. If you wish to do a solo or other small ensemble in addition to the existing Chamber Ensemble, you do need to fill out this form.

KMEA 4th District Solo and Ensemble Student Registration CHHS

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Winter Guard

Congratulations to the CHHS Winter Guard on their first competition weekend!  The guard placed 3rd in class at the Grant County early season contest.  The next contest for the winter guard will be February 21.

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All-District Band

Congratulations to the 36 CHHS Band students who were selected to the 2015 All-District Band.  Letters went home to students this week regarding information for All-District Band participation.

That letter is provided below by clicking the link for your convenience

Letter to students for All-District Band

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All-District Audition Information

KMEA 4th District 9/10 All-District Auditions:
Saturday, Jan 17, 2015
Elizabethtown High School

9:00 AM – Registration Begins at Elizabethtown High School
Arrive in time to park and register
There is a $5.00 Registration Fee
Students must have the registration form provided by Mr. Centers which must be signed by a parent, the student, and Mr. Centers

10:00 – Auditions begin

2:30 – Approximate end of auditions (depends on number of auditions on Saturday)

The number of students that show up from all schools will determine the actual end time of auditions. Parents and students, please keep in contact with one another so you are aware of the end time and pick up. Since we are at another school, we cannot stay inside and wait for pick-ups once the event is over and the school is closed. Please be punctual in picking up students.

All students must stay until the auditions are complete, even if you audition early, in order to check the band list for those students selected to the All-District Band.

Students should dress appropriately for the auditions. Even though
the auditions are blind, it is best to look nice for auditions and to follow school guidelines for dress.

The audition will be “blind” meaning that the judge can’t see the student. Auditions will include the scales (rudiments for snare), etudes, and sight-reading.

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December 8 Concert

The Central Hardin Band will present a concert at the Hardin County School’s Performing Arts Centers on Monday, Dec. 8 at 7:00 PM

Percussion arrive at 5:30 PM

Wind Players at designated locations at 6:00 PM

Students should wear their concert attire (all black for girls and black tuxedo with black bow tie for boys).

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