Bandigrams

To the Pride of Shelby County from Seth Walton:

April 20, 2017

  1. Congratulations to the 2017 section leaders (Italicized indicates head section leader).

Section leaders are the life blood of the band and essential to maintaining order, teaching drill and music, and being a figure that the younger members of the band.

Trumpets 

  • Fred Bonnie, Junior (5th Year member Pride of Shelby County)
    • 1st year section leader
  • Seth Walton, Senior (5th year PSC)
    • 1st year section leader
  • Ben Minor, Senior (2nd year PSC)
    • 1st year section leader

Low Brass (Trombones, Tubas, Baritones)

  • Dawson Thornburgh, Senior (4th year PSC) (Trombone/Baritones)
    • 1st year section leader
  • Tyler Brasher, Junior (4th year PSC) (Trombones)
    • 1st year section leader
  • John Barrett, Junior (4th year PSC) (Tubas/Baritones)
    • 1st year section leader

Mellophones (French Horns)

  • Bailey Bailey, Junior (5th year PSC)
    • 1st year section leader

Clarinets

  • Amanda Vick, Junior (5th year PSC)
    • 1st year section leader
  • Marlie Bailey, Senior (5th year PSC)
    • 1st year section leader

Flutes/Piccolo

  • Melanie Gutierrez, Senior (5th year PSC)
    • 1st year section leader
  • Haley Guy, Senior (5th year PSC)
    • 1st year section leader

Saxophones

  • Wade White, Senior (5th year PSC) (Alto)
    • 2nd year section leader
  • Joseph Lee, Junior (4th year PSC) (Alto)
    • 1st year section leader

Percussion

  • Charity Miller, Senior (6th year PSC)
    • 1st year section leader

 

Congratulations to these section leaders but now for the ones placed above the section leaders, the Leadership Team including Brass/Woodwind Captains, the women behind the scenes that guide the brass and woodwind captions and keep the band ticking, and Drum Major, the man on the podium guiding the band.

 

Brass Captain

  • Lily Gannon, Senior (6th year PSC) (Trumpet)
    • 1st year captain, 1 year section leader experience

Woodwind Captain

  • Mckinley Morris, Junior (4th year PSC) (Oboe/Flute/Piccolo)
    • 1st year captain

Drum Major

  • Kobe Martin, Senior (5th year PSC)
    • 2nd year Drum Major

Remember rookie camp starts May 9th and goes on Tuesdays and Thursdays until graduation,

Liberty day is June 24th and we will be reminded more about that in class,

And finally the dreaded band camp begins July 17th.

 

Spoiler alert!!!!! This year’s show will be entitled Cosmic Illusions, Including selections from Doctor Who, Star Trek, and Rocket Man by Elton John

 

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