Band Updates

Band Notes, February 21, 2021

February 21, 2021

Upcoming Events


Monday, February 22

  • Jazz 2 Rehearsal 2:45 pm - 4:15 pm
  • Skills Guard Rehearsal 7pm - 9pm, MECC
  • Winter Drumline Rehearsal 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Tuesday, February 23

  • Juniors report to school for ACT; All others RLE Day
  • Jazz 1 Rehearsal 2:45 pm - 4:15 pm 
  • Winter Guard Rehearsal 6pm - 9pm, MECC


Wednesday, February 24

  • Wind Symphony Full Rehearsal 6pm - 8pm


Thursday, February 25

  • Jazz 1 Rehearsal 2:45 pm - 4:15 pm
  • Concert Winds Rehearsal 2:45 - 4:45 pm 
  • Winter Guard Rehearsal 6pm-9pm, MECC


Saturday, February 27

  • Winter Guard MEPA Kettering Show - 1-9:00pm - Details will be emailed to families.


Sunday, February 28

  • 2021 Marching Band Registration Meeting via Zoom 
    • 7:00pm Prospective New members
    • 7:45pm Both New and Returning members  


Future planned events can be found on the updated band calendar: Mason Band Calendar


We are excited to announce the details of our March 6th Concert Band Festival. Due to the pandemic, this year’s event will only include ensembles from Mason City Schools.  The annual Cincinnati Regional Concert Band Festival, hosted by the Mason Bands and sponsored by Music for All, will resume in 2022. This year’s event will be held on March 6th in the Mason High School Auditorium and will feature the MMS Symphonic Winds, MHS Concert White, MHS Concert Winds, MHS Symphonic Band, and the MHS Wind Symphony. 


MHS Concert White, Concert Winds, Symphonic Band, and Wind Symphony Festival Details       


  MMS Symphonic Winds Concert Festival Info




Please join us Sunday, February 28th for the launch for Marching Band 2021!   There will be two back-to-back Zoom meetings to launch the upcoming new season, including important schedule and financial information.   The Marching Band 2021 Commitment Form and Commitment Fee are due March 19, 2021.  


7:00pm --Prospective New Members Only

7:45pm-- Both  Returning and Prospective New Members 


The Zoom link will be shared next week via email.  Please plan to join this informative meeting to help launch the new season! 



We are excited to announce that our MHS Competitive Winter Guard will be competing in their first and only in-person competition this season at Trent Arena in Kettering, OH this Saturday, February 27, 2021.  They will be performing at approximately 7:30pm and will be debuting their beautiful competition show “Believe”.  Please wish the hard-working students best of luck in their premiere performance!  For more information on the event, please see the Mid-East Performance Association website HERE.



Please mark your calendars and plan to attend the first Band Boosters General Meeting on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 7pm.  While we would love to have an in person option for this meeting, with the ongoing pandemic concerns, we continue to hold all Booster meetings via Zoom until further notice.  We look forward to connecting with you all and we will see you on 3/10!!



We are excited to confirm that our Marching Band 2020 Memory Books and Pano/Section photos are in! If you placed an order, you will be notified and can pick up your items at the upcoming March 6th Concert Band Festival or an upcoming Winter Guard/Skills Guard rehearsal. If your student is not participating in one of these activities, your items will be available on March 6th and you can stop by that day to pick them up anytime during the festival. Everyone who placed an order will receive an email with their pickup details.