The Otsego Bands Website is being updated for the new year!  If you are here and want to sign up for the Otsego Band Invitational, then you have come to the right place!  Just check the menu above and you will be all set.

2014 – 2015 High School Band
Performance Calendar

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ATTENTION BAND STUDENTS:

If you are a TRUMPET or TROMBONE student, please click here to make sure you are practicing the proper “part” for the marching show!

When is Full Band Camp?

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August 4th – 8th:  Full Band Camp

If you are a band student of the Otsego Band and need the sheet music, that maybe have been updated, please use the “Contact Us” form and let us know your instrument and part number if you have one, then we will email your music typically within an hour.

The new year deserves a new look to the web site and it will be “Magic” once you see it!  Come back often and check on our progress as we keep the programmers busy.  They will have the site up and operational well in time for band camp! Here are a few dates to keep in mind:

August 4th – 8th:  Full Band Camp
July 28th – August 1st:  Drumline, Sideline, & Guard Camp
August 2nd:  Freshman Basics
August 13-17:  Fiber Fest @ the Allegan Fair Grounds

Welcome to another marching band season!

Planning, organizing and prepping for the 2014-15 marching season is now in full swing. We hope that you and your band student are as excited as we are to begin this new season.

As a parent of a band student in grades 6 – 12 , you play an important part in the Otsego Band program. Your support is invaluable – from getting your child to and from their practices and their performances, attending your band student’s performances, and assisting the high school band with instruments and uniforms during football games, parades, and band competitions. We couldn’t do this without your support.

At the high school level, it takes a lot of hands to pull off a successful marching band season from the marching staff that design the programs and prepare the band students for performances, the uniform moms who make sure that your child looks great when they hit the field marching, the band dads who load and unload the trailers for competitions and parades, the band parents that provide food for festivals, etc., the band parents that help with fundraising events, and the band parents that help publicize all band events. This year we are looking at 100+ students for the new season. We would love to have you join us.

At the middle school level, there are many opportunities for you to become involved from assisting with fundraising events (i.e., Allegan Fair Concessions booth, Otsego Band Invitational (OBI) activities), helping with uniforms for the eight grade band students, attending Band Boosters meetings to stay informed of what is happening in your child’s band program, and attending your child’s band performances. We would really love to have you join us.

Please take time to look over the Otsego Band Booster July 2014 Newsletter to see where you could possibly help out throughout the 2014-15 year.

Sincerely yours,

Andy Black, President
Jayne Stamurs, Vice President
Peggy Walker, Treasurer
Lisa Fall, Secretary