Parkview Band and Colorguard


2005 Sudler Flag of Honor Recipient

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NEWS


BAND BANQUET 2014



Tickets can be purchased through Friday, May 2, 2014.

Please join us to celebrate the year at the Parkview Band Banquet Friday May 9, 2014 at Mountain Park First Baptist Church (Fellowship Hall), behind Kroger at Five Forks and Rockbridge Road.

All band and color guard students, friends and families are welcome. This is an opportunity to celebrate the accomplishments of our students as we recognize them with honors, awards, letters, etc.

Gathering time is 6:00-6:30 PM, Banquet 6:30-9:00 PM.

Ticket prices are:
Early purchase through April 22:
$8 - Band Students
$13 - per person for all others


After April 22:
$10 - Band Students
$15 - per person for all others

Purchase your tickets online here (a small PayPal service fee will be added) by credit card or PayPal, or send exact change cash/check payable to PBBA with this order form in a sealed envelope labeled "Banquet" to the Big Orange Box in the band room. Please include your band/color guard student's name with your order.

Questions (but no ticket sales/reservations via e-mail please) bruceandamyhedrick@comcast.net.

Posted: 15.Apr.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


Winston Borge Memorial Scholarship

Winston Borge was a former Parkview High School Band Student who was involved in a tragic accident in 2008. Winston was someone who could always make people smile. Winston aspired to be a Band Director one day and took great pride in being part of the Parkview Panther Marching Band.

To honor Winston Borge, the Parkview Band Booster Association created the Winston Borge Memorial Scholarship to be presented to a graduating Senior. CLICK HERE for the application and instructions to apply for the scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded at the PHS Band Banquet in May.

Application deadline is April 22, 2014.

Posted: 3.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


2014 New York Trip - April 23-27, 2014

Approximate cost: $865.00

Cost covers: buses to and from New York and in New York, lodging, musical events (New York Philharmonic, Master class, Broadway Musical), tours of the city, some meals, t-shirt.

Cost does not cover some meals, souvenirs.

The final cost of the spring trip will be $865. This price will stay the same unless multiple students drop out of the trip. If this is the case, the price will rise slightly, around $2-3 per student dropped.

Payment schedule:

  • October 1st: $250.00 (this payment will secure your spot)
  • December 1st: $150.00 (PayPal - $155)
  • February 1st: $150.00 (PayPal - $155)
  • April 1st remainder: $315 (PayPal - $325)

To pay by PayPal go to our Payments page and scroll down to the Band Trip section. PayPal amounts include a 3% processing fee assessed by PayPal.

Posted: 6.Sep.2013; Updated: 25.Oct.2013


2013-2014 Band Forms are now available!

Go to the Forms page and download the necessary forms to complete for the new school year.

You may make your Annual Contribution Payments by check, or by credit card or Paypal on our Payment page.

Posted: 12.Jun.2013


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