Symphonic Band Invited to Perform at the 2015 Music for All
Southeastern Regional Concert Band Festival at Georgia State
The Parkview Symphonic Band was chosen to perform for the 2015 Music
for All Southeastern Regional Concert Band Festival at Georgia State
University. On February 19-20 our band will travel to GSU to perform,
receive critiques, and masterclasses from professors and affiliate
universities from across the southeast. We are one of 16 bands in the
southeast invited to perform at this festival. This is an exciting and
prestigious honor to be chosen for this festival and we are very proud
of the hard work our students demonstrate every day!
2014-2015 Parkview Band Spiritwear!
The official band spirit apparel sale has started. Please click here
for the flyer.
Deadline: August 7th. All orders must be placed through BSN
Sports. No late orders will be accepted. This is the only time the Les
Miserables show shirt will be available this year.
Important Summer Information
Parents and students, please note of the following objectives to be
completed over the summer!
To be completed by July 1st:
- 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.
- Orders placed for band camp lunch and DCI tickets. No lunch orders
or tickets will be sold at band camp.
- Read all documents in the "Files/Handouts>Summer Information"
folder of CHARMS
- Students should be working on marching band music in their free time.
To be done by the start of marching band camps:
- 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.
- 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.
- Students-Go outside to adjust to the heat and humidity.
- 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!
Assistant Director of Bands
Parkview High School
SWAP SHOP - buy, sell, donate
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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
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
Click here to see a picture of Jarrett.
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):
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:
Metropolitan Atlanta Youth Wind Ensemble (MAYWE):
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:
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
- Emily Johnson
- Sally Hedrick
- John Neville
- Michael Yu
- Shelby Johnson (1st overall in the state of Georgia)
- David Petmecky (1st alternate)
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.
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.