Parkview Band and Colorguard


2005 Sudler Flag of Honor Recipient

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NEWS


Important Summer Information


Parents and students, please note of the following objectives to be completed over the summer!

To be completed by July 1st:

  1. First payment of your expected family contribution. Make this payment in CHARMS under the finances tab or click the make payments button on the website.
  2. Orders placed for band camp lunch and DCI tickets. No lunch orders or tickets will be sold at band camp.
  3. Read all documents in the "Files/Handouts>Summer Information" folder of CHARMS
  4. Students should be working on marching band music in their free time.

To be done by the start of marching band camps:

  1. Obtain physical using GCPS physical form. This is required for ALL marching band students. Information about this can be found in CHARMS in the "Summer Information" Folder.
  2. Parents, sign up to volunteer at one of our many events. Time slots are short and easy! Come introduce yourself to our band community. Login to CHARMS. Visit the calendar. Any date with on it has available slots. Enter your information and you will be contacted by one of our committee leads.
  3. Students-Go outside to adjust to the heat and humidity.
  4. Students-Memorize at least the opener but as much music as you can!

Please contact us at anytime should you have any questions or concerns. Have a great summer!
Thanks!

Jason Atha
Assistant Director of Bands
Parkview High School

Posted: 11.Jun.2014


Drum Corps International Atlanta Field Trip

On July 26th, Drum Corps International (DCI) will be coming to Atlanta. This exciting all day event hosts the worlds best professional marching bands. Schools and students from across the southeast will be in attendance to watch these corps perform. This year we will be doing a group order for tickets to this event. Ticket prices for a group order are $21 per person. Students, parents, and family are all welcome to take part in this group order. We need a minimum of 20 tickets sold to be able to secure this group rate (a savings of $14 per ticket). Parents if you do not wish to attend, drop your children off at the dome and there will be directors and parents chaperoning once inside the dome. A meetup location at the dome will be scheduled once tickets are ordered. For more information DCI and the Atlanta show, visit click here.

The estimated start time of this event is 2:00-2:30PM on Saturday July 26th The show lasts all day with performances from many corps and the show typically ends around 11PM with the award ceremony. This is a long but fun day for students. Food is available for purchase at the Georgia Dome concession stands. There will be no official transportation to and from the dome. Students are required to find their own transportation to and from the dome. Carpooling is recommended. The ticket price of $21 does not include any additional parking fees for Georgia Dome parking.

Because of the summer session, we will be purchasing tickets via CHARMS online store only. We highly recommend you use paypal to checkout (a 2.2% processing fee applies). Any tickets invoiced to be paid with check will not be purchased if money is still outstanding.

Order deadline: July 1st
No late orders will be accepted. Anyone who misses the deadline will need to individually purchase tickets for the full price at www.dci.org

Please login to CHARMS to purchase your tickets.

Tickets will be distributed to students at band camp.

Thanks!

Jason Atha
Assistant Director of Bands
Parkview High School

Posted: 10.Jun.2014


SWAP SHOP - buy, sell, donate



Buy, sell, or donate marching uniform items or concert wear.

Check out the items at the Swap Shop, or have your own items posted. Email the item you would like to have posted to the Webmaster. Please provide the wording as you want it posted. You can post pictures, links, etc. Also, please indicate how you would like to be contacted. You may also use this form for donations.

Posted: 1.May.2014


PHS Band Student Places Honorable Mention at GSU Concerto Competition

Parkview band student, Jarrett Craven, recently placed honorable mention at the Georgia State High School Concerto Competition recently held at Georgia State University.

Jarrett was required to prepare a selection from standard Bassoon repertoire (Mozart's Bassoon Concerto). He submitted a video recording of his audition and was evaluated by the faculty at GSU.

In addition to placing honorable mention and receiving honorable mention, he will be recognized at the March 6th GSU Bands concert along with receiving a $100 cash price. We congratulate Jarrett for his outstanding performance!

Click here to see a picture of Jarrett.

Posted: 4.Mar.2014


Parkview Bands are proud to announce that the following students successfully auditioned into several Georgia Honor Bands:


Atlanta Youth Wind Symphony (AYWS) & Emory Youth Symphony Orchestra (EYSO):
Nicholas Button
Emily Johnson

Atlanta Youth Wind Symphony at Emory University represents the most advanced honor wind ensemble available to students. AYWS has the toughest audition process and is the most selective wind band in the state of Georgia. Nicholas and Emily also successfully auditioned into the Emory Youth Symphony Orchestra. The Emory Youth Symphony Orchestra program provides training and an orchestral environment of the highest caliber, nurturing individual musicianship and ensemble performance. EYSO will be performing at Lincoln Center in New York in early May. We are very proud of Emily and Nicholas for their hard work and dedication to music! For more information regarding AWYS and EYSO, please visit their website at: music.emory.edu/AYWS



Metropolitan Atlanta Youth Wind Ensemble (MAYWE):
Becca Xiao
Patrick Wilson
Amy Pan
Sally Hedrick
Rachel Hurst
Jenny Gallucci
Shelby Johnson
David Petmecky
Jarrett Craven

MAYWE, sponsored by Georgia State University is an extracurricular ensemble based in Atlanta, GA that features the Atlanta's best developing musicians. These students completed a rigorous audition process and interview to be placed in the group. We are very proud of the hard work and dedication these students showed preparing for this audition. For more information regarding MAYWE, please visit their website at: maywe.org



Conn-Selmer Youth Bands of Atlanta:
SajVion Atkinson
Jahi Hamilton

The newest Atlanta honor ensemble, Youth Bands of Atlanta (YBA) is an extension of the American Youth Ensembles chaired by Conn-Selmer President, Dr. Tim Lautzenheiser. Instrumentalists are accepted on recommendation of their band director and have an opportunity to perform multiple concerts throughout the school year. For more information regarding YBA, please visit their website at: www.youthbandsofatlanta.org

Posted: 28.Oct.2013; Updated: 4.Mar.2014


Parkview Bands is proud to announce our recent district and state honors!

Historically, Parkview Band has always had a strong presence at the state level and this year is no exception. As a result of this round of all-state auditions, 17 of our students auditioned into the District 13 Honor Band and 5 of our students auditioned into the Georgia All-State Band. The district level students will perform a concert on Feburary 8th at Smokerise Baptist Church and the All-State students will be in concert on March 1st in Athens, GA.

District 13 Honor Band Students:

  • Sibo Wang
  • Laure Fitzsimons
  • Reymond Apperson
  • Jarrett Craven
  • Milan Ravenell
  • David Petmecky
  • Emily Johnson
  • Grace Xu
  • Caroline Jernigan
  • Becca Xiao
  • Shelby Johnson
  • Patrick Wilson
  • Sally Hedrick
  • Michael Yu
  • John Neville
  • Nicholas Button
  • Sida Tang

All-State Students:

  • Emily Johnson
  • Sally Hedrick
  • John Neville
  • Michael Yu
  • Shelby Johnson (1st overall in the state of Georgia)
  • David Petmecky (1st alternate)

Posted: 16.Jan.2014


Annual Band Contribution Payments

Pay online by credit card or PayPal

Making your annual band contribution payments is now as easy as going online and paying by credit card or with a PayPal account. Just click here to go to our payment page.

Posted: 16.Feb.2011


PARKVIEW BAND PLAYS AT TURNER FIELD!!!

"The Parkview High School Band won wsbtv.com's 2011 "Best High School Band" Tournament last football season. The prize for winning was a chance to play on the field at Turner Field before a Major League Baseball game."

Go to: WSB-TV to read the write-up and watch the slideshow and video of the performance.

Additional pictures are on the PICTURES page.

Posted: 26.Apr.2011