Marching Band in 2020!

Dear MPMM families,   Yesterday, principals received a memo regarding when and under what circumstances Marching Band related activities can occur. This is certainly positive news! Before you make a mad dash for the Bus Lot with your horn in hand, let me lay out some specifics of the memo and steps we'll be taking over the next few weeks.  This is not going to be "Marching Band" as you know it, at least not … Continue reading Marching Band in 2020!

Reflections of my Band Experience

Reflecting now, as I sit in my dorm room at UNC Chapel Hill, I am happy to report that the Myers Park Marching Band is a family that followed me to college. I have only been here for 4 days, but have already run into 5 upperclassmen who I knew through the marching band at MP. We have had a great time catching up, and, even though I haven’t marched with some of them in … Continue reading Reflections of my Band Experience

COVID

The world has changed quite a bit since I wrote these last blog posts, COVID has essentially brought all in-person activities to an abrupt halt. I don’t know exactly what will happen when we return to school virtually in the fall, but I know that the 2020 marching season is not going to look like what I have described in the blogs above. However, the one thing that I am absolutely positive COVID did not … Continue reading COVID