TVIMC and James Clemens Game

Another busy week for the Sparkman Band as we travel to James Clemens for a football game and the Competition Band will travel to Muscle Shoals to compete in their first competition of the season.

Schedule for the Week

  • Monday: 4:00 to 5:30 - Wind Ensemble Rehearsal
  • Tuesday: 3:30 to 5:30 - Competition Band Rehearsal (No Marching Band)
  • Wednesday: 6:00 to 9:00 - Guard Rehearsal
  • Thursday: 4:00 to 6:00 - Competition Band Rehearsal
  • Friday: 5:00 - Call Time for James Clemens Game (Driving directions to the game)
  • Saturday: 3:00 - Call Time for Marching Competition (Driving directions to the competition)

Football Game vs. James Clemens

This game will be a normal away game with a call time of 5:00 p.m.  (Driving directions to the game) After the game we will not unload the equipment truck due to the competition the next day.  Marching Band students will have an oportunity to take their instrument off the equipment truck upon arrival at Sparkman.

Half time performance will consist of the Marching Band show (without first movement from competition band).  There will be a post game performance by both James Clemens and Sparkman HS Competition Band.  Sparkman will perform first.


Tennessee Valley Invitational Marching Competition

Overview

The Competition Band will travel to Muscle Shoals for their first competition on Saturday.  Students are not required to wear their uniforms on the bus but should make sure their have all their uniform and equipment before loading the bus.

The band will arrive at the competition with plenty of time to eat supper out of the concession stands.  Students should bring at least $10 for food.

After the performance the students should report directly to the designated area in the stands for the Awards Ceremony.  Front Ensemble members will escort their equipment back to the trucks and make their way back to the stadium as soon as possible for the awards ceremony.

Marching Band Students

A limited number of Marching Band students will be allowed to travel with the band on this trip.  A bus signup sheet will be available at the 9th grade school on Monday.  The only other oportunity for Marching Band students to attend a competition will be the Contest of Champions on October 25, 2014.

TVIMC Information

  • Muscle Shaols High School
    1900 Avalon Avenue
    Muscle Shoals, Alabama 35661
  • Admission: Adults $7.00, Students $5.00, Children 5 and under free. (Note: Band students on the bus will not be charged to enter)
  • Programs: $3.00
  • Video will be available by Image Street LLC.
  • Concession Food Available: (Information coming soon)

Buses

Bus 1 - Percussion/MB
Bus 2 - Flute/Trumpet 
Bus 3 - Clarinet/Saxophone
Bus 4 - Horns/Lowbrass
Bus 5 - Guard/MB

Schedule

  • 1:30: Competition Band Rehearsal
  • 3:00: Call time
  • 3:15: Departure
  • 4:45: Arrival at Muscle Shoals High School (Click here for driving directions)
  • 5:00 - 6:00: Supper
  • 6:00: Dress into uniform and gather equipment
  • 6:30: Stage to travel to warmup
  • 6:45: Warmup
  • 7:15: Travel to Stadium
  • 7:30: Performance
  • 7:45: After performance, band will go directly to the stands with instruments.
  • 8:00: UNA Performance
  • 8:30: Awards Ceremony
  • 9:30: Depart MSHS
  • 11:00: Arrive at Sparkman (Twitter account will announce arrival ETA)

Sparkman Band Twitter Feed

RT @CoachMotto: Preparedness is the ultimate confidence builder. – Vince Lombardi
RT @SenatorsFB: Senator nation @SHSSenators @SparkmanAD @SparkmanHSband Look what @shuttlemanphoto made for us! πŸ‘πŸˆ https://t.co/dzLJshRkgD
Spirit of the week by WZDX. Thanks @MoCarterWZDX https://t.co/sDh10kmKJM
RT @alyssaWAAY31: @SHSSenators Band performance was on πŸ”₯πŸ”₯πŸ”₯tonight! https://t.co/hktB2L2jlz

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