Band Updates

Band Notes for the week of September 25th, 2017

September 25, 2017

Week of Monday, September 25th at a glance:

Please note, the calendar on the Mason Bands website contains the most up-to-date information.   

Monday, September 25

  • Full Band: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Tuesday, September 26

  • Brass & Woodwind Rehearsal: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

  • Percussion & Color Guard Rehearsal: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Thursday, September 28

  • Full Band: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Friday, September 29

  • Full Band: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Saturday, September 30

  • Full Band: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

  • Feed the Band lunch provided by Quatman’s


Thank You!

Thank you to all who helped our band this weekend, including our travel team, chaperones, band aides, pit crew, guard moms and uniform team! Your hard work is greatly appreciated!

Cutting & Sewing Volunteers Needed!

As many of you know, the costume that the Color Guard wore in Toledo is not our costume for our current show.  Hopefully it will arrive soon!  In the meantime, we need to construct a second piece for the costume.  For this project we need many hands in order for this garment to be ready for our next competition.  This coming Saturday, Sept 30  we need volunteers to cut and pin fabric together. We will take any help you can offer during the band practice from 9a-5p.  We have also contacted some alumni from the sewing committee so hopefully it will be a fun way to reconnect with those parents.  Please respond to if you can lend a hand.  Once we find out how many are willing we will send an update to the location. The following weekend we will begin sewing the garment in an assembly line fashion.

Thank you in advance!


Social Media Reminder

Please remind everyone: do not post video of our show to social media! This is very important for copyright reasons, and to protect our show. 


Panoramic Picture

Panoramic photos are available for purchase.The order form is available on our website: Orders are due by this Friday, September 29th.

Home Football Game Concessions

There are still a few volunteer positions open for the two remaining Friday night football concessions. As a reminder, each family is required to volunteer for two positions during the season. Thank you for your help with this!

Chaperone Help Needed

Check out Charms for signups for both home and away football games. We have a lot of fun at these games so please join us. A current background check is required to sign up. If you want to become a Chaperone, and we REALLY need you, please contact Jane Johnson at Mason City Schools, (513) 398-0474 ext #20143.

We are in desperate need of Chaperones who can go to Grand Nationals in Indianapolis.

Anyone interested in being a “Chaperone Shadow”, to “learn the ropes”, please contact JenGrimes at

Attention Seamstresses and Pinterest Enthusiasts!

Do you like to sew and craft? The Spirit Committee needs your help to make spirit flags for this year’s show. Spirit flags will match the theme of the show and be available for purchase by anyone who wants to show their Mason Marching Band Spirit. Parents like to wave them in the stands and students like to have a flag from each year they participate in marching band as a souvenir of that year’s show.

This is a fun and easy way to help the band program and show your support. If you would like to learn more about this volunteer opportunity, please email

New fall merchandise available in the online store!

It’s Marching Band Season and the weather is getting colder. Are you ready to watch the halftime show in warmth and style sporting your Mason Marching Band gear? Have you checked out all the new items added to the online store:

New items available include: stadium chair (the widest one we’ve seen anywhere), stadium blanket, long sleeve t-shirt, hoodies, POM hat, lined jacket, PJ pants, sweatpants, pullovers and more!

Don’t see what you like online or do you want to try something on before you place an order? You can stop by Friday Threads during their normal business hours at 1085 Reading Road, Mason, Ohio. They have a large selection of sample sizes and customizable options in stock.


Upcoming Events

Monday, October 2

  • Full Band: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Tuesday, October 3

  • Brass & Woodwind Rehearsal: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

  • Percussion & Color Guard Rehearsal: 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Thursday, October 5

  • Full Band: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

  • Homecoming Parade

  • Booster Meeting, immediately following Homecoming Parade

Friday, October 6

  • Full Band

  • Dinner Break, 5:00 pm

  • Home Football Game/Homecoming