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What to do after you finish middle school- SFHS Raider Regiment 


Raider Regiment Marching Band 

The marching band is composed of members from the Symphonic Band, Jazz Ensemble, Percussion Instrumental Techniques, and the Color Guard.  


The RR is a musical unit organized to provide education and entertainment for football games, pep rallies, band festivals, parades and concerts.  This group is an important part of the music education program at Santa Fe High School.  


Membership requires TOTAL, DEDICATION, MAXIMUM EFFORT and COMPLETE INVOLVEMENT in all aspects of marching, playing and performance. 


The SFHS Symphonic Band is opened to students with previous instruction in wind and percussion instruments.  They consist of modern wind band instrumentation and provides instruction in common-practice period and twentieth century wind literature and transcriptions.  The bands meet, for credit, throughout the entire year and perform several concerts and festivals.


The SFHS Jazz Band and Color Guard are audition bases.


See website for more information.

Welcome

Glad you stopped by to learn about the Concert and Symphonic Bands of High Springs.  Just a little note, some years we had either two band (Beginning plus a Concert or Symphonic Winds) or three bands (Beginning, Concert, and Symphonic).  For MPA we sometimes combined the Concert Band and Symphonic Band to Create the Symphonic Winds Band to help with balance of the ensemble.  

Upcoming Events

UPCOMING 2015-2016 EVENTS INFORMATION
(BB - Beginning, SW - Symphonic Winds, CH - Chorus)

Middle School Night - Friday, October 2nd
This event is for SW Only
     Location:  Santa Fe High School
     Call Time: TBA
     Uniform:: Red band shirt, jean pants, sneakers
     Start Time:  TBA
     End Time:   TBA

Alachua Parade - December TBA
     Location: Westside Church of God, Alachua
     Call Time: 1 pm 
     Uniform:  Band shirt and Jeans. (No cases)
     Start Time 2 pm
     End Time: TBA

High Springs Parade - December TBA (Same as Alachua)
     Location: Across from St. Bartholomew's Church
     Call Time: 5 pm 
     Uniform: Band shirt/hoodie, Jeans. (No cases).  Students may wear lights or festive attire.
     Start Time: 6 pm
     End Time:   TBA

Winter Concert
     Location: Pending (Either HSCS or SFHS)
     Call Time: 6 pm
     Start Time: 7 pm
     Dress: 
        BB Band shirt, Jeans
        BB parent/guardian performers, nice shirt, jeans
        SW Boys, gym shorts, band shirt, black shoes and socks, shirt/pants will be provided.
        SW Girls, nice clothes, no jeans or t-shirts, in Fall/ Winter colors.
        CH Black shirt, Blue jeans, sneakers

2016

PreMPA - February TBA
     Location: Santa Fe High School
     Call Time: 5pm 
     Start Time 6 pm
     HSCS performs at TBA

Performance Order TBA

MPA - March 10-12, 2016 (Actual day TBA)
     Location: Bell High School
     Call time: Students will stay after school and ride the bus to BHS.
     Leave time:  TBA
     Start time:  TBA warmup
                   TBA performance
                   TBA sightreading
     Returning:  TBA
     Home:  TBA

Spring Concert - Monday, May TBA
Location: Santa Fe High School (Pending)
     Call Time: 6pm 
     Start Time 7 pm

MPA Celebration - Friday, May TBA
(For those that participated at MPA this year earning an overall Excellent or higher and turned-in their permission slip.)
     Location: HSCS Band room 
     Begins Time: 2pm 
     End Time 10 pm SHARP
*Those students that pay to go to the school dance will be allowed.  They will be escorted at 6pm and then picked up and return to the band room at 8pm.

Music in the Park - Sunday, May TBA
Location: Sinkhole in Downtown High Springs
     Call time: 1 pm
     Time: 2:00 - 4:00
     Leave time:  4:10pm 

History since 2007

Band Names


15-16  Pending 

14-15  No Name

13-14  No Name

12-13  

11-12  

10-11  "HSCS Jammers" Concert Band, "Flying Ninja Poptarts" aka "The Band" Symphonic Band

09-10  "Starbursts" Concert Band, "Tropical Skittles" Symphonic Band ("Tropical Starbursts SW"

08-09  "The 4 Tops" Concert Band, "The Symphonians" Symphonic Band

07-08  "Mighty 13" Concert Band


MPA Ratings

     Symphonic Winds 

     Symphonic Band  


2014/15 - Rating:  E - E - E - E =  Excellent 

Performed: 

   Baywood March  ... Lee 

   Omega One (1) ... Clark

  Praises (2) ... McBeth
*Combined 

2013/14 - Rating:  G - G - G - E =  Good 

Performed: 

   Espana Cani ... arr. Story

   Allegretto from Beethoven's 7th (2) ... Beethoven/Longfield

   Sea Song Trilogy (2) ... McGinty

2012/13 - Rating:  G - G - G - G =  Good 

Performed: 

   Command March.....Edmondson

   Morning Mist (1)......Sheldon

   Mustangs: The Spirit of the West (2)......Clark


2011/12 - Rating:  G - G - G - E  =  Good 

Performed: 

   Crown Point March.....Pearson

   Omega One (1)......Clark

   Barbarossa (2)......Himes


2010/11 - Rating:  G - E - E - E =  Excellent

Performed: 

   American Dream.....Harris

   Andante from Prince Igor (1)......Borodin / Bullock

   Shaker Variants (2)......Del Borgo


2009/10 - Rating:   E - E - E - E =  Excellent

Performed:

   Valley Forge March .....Edmondson

   Black is the Color... (2) .....Sheldon

   Sea Song Trilogy (2) .....McGinty 

*Combined Bands


2008/9 - Rating:   F - F - F - E = Good

Performed:

   Bunker Hill March .....Edmondson

   Air for Band (3) .....Erickson

   Peer Gynt Suite (2) .....Grieg / Sayre 


2007/8 - Rating: See Concert Band 


Concert Band 

2013/14 - Rating:  G - G - G - G =  Good

Performed: 

     Ocala March ... Edmondson

     Cathedral (1)......Cooley 

     American Folk Trilogy ... McGinty


2012/13 - Rating:  G - G - G - E =  Good

Performed: 

     Thunder Bay March.....Edmondson

     Chorale Eleg'nt (1)......Lucas

     Imperium (1)...... Sweeny


2011/12 - Combined


2010/11 - Combined


2009/10 - Combined 


2008/9 - Rating:  F - F - P - G  = Fair

Performed: 

     Acclaim March.....Clark

     Cathedral (1)......Cooley

     Train Heading West and Other Outdoor Scenes (2)......Broege 


2007/8 - Rating:  E - G - E - G =  Excellent

Performed: 

     Omega March.....Edmondson

     Ave Verum Corpus (2)......Mozart/ Willams

     Imperium (1)......Sweeny 



Selections Performed over the years include:


Acclaim March

Alpha Squadron

American Folk Trilogy

An American Trilogy

Anasazi

Angels We Have Heard On High 

Ave Verum Corpus

Beethoven's Ninth (Mass Band)

Best of Bach, Beethoven and Brahms

Black is the color...

Cathedral

Christmas in the Kitchen

Christmas Pop Sing-a-long (Mass Band)

Chorale Eleg'nt

Clash of the Warriors

Conquistador (An Overture) 

De-Bo

Dragons in the Mist

Evening at the Symphony 

Eye of the Tiger (Mass Band) 

Firestorm (sc) 

Have Drum Will Travel 

IDK 

Imperium

Jingle Bells Fantasy

Lion Sleeps Tonight

Music from Pirates of the Caribbean (Medallion Calls, Black Pearl)

Music of the Night (rehearsal)
Ocala March

Omega March 

Pictures at an Exhibition: Great Gate of Kiev

Proud Mary

Sea Song Trilogy

Soaring Dragons

Star Spangled Banner 

Theme From Beethoven's Fifth Symphony

Thunder Bay March

Thunder Rock 

Train Heading West and Other Outdoor Scenes

Two Famous Hymns: II. St. Alban Hymn 

Under The Sea 

Valley Forge March


Crown Point March

Mustangs the Spirit of the West

Air for Band

Bunker Hill March

American Dream March

Shaker Variants

Andante from Prince Igor

Nutcracker Suite

Omega March

Command March

Morning Mist

Barbarossa

Spider-man

Superheroes-R-Us

Theme from Jurassic Park

Sea Song Trilogy

Sleigh Ride

Peer Gynt Suite

The Great Gate of Kiev

Hobbit Suite (Song of the Lonely Mountain)

Eye of the TIger (Mass band)

Discovery Overture

Espana Cani

Allegretto from Beethoven's 7th

De-Bo

Astro Overture

Ode to Autumn

Christmas Pops Sing-a-long

The Pink Panther

An American Elegy

Music from Pirates of the Caribbean (Medallion Calls,  Black Pearl, One Last Shot, He's A Pirate)

Two Famous Hymns: I. Hamburg

Entry of the Lancers

The Barber of Seville Overture

Somerset Overture

Swingle Bells

Star Wars / Raiders March Medley

Brian's Song

Dark Majesty

Under the Sea

Music of the Night

Silent Night

Alpha Squadron

All I want for Christmas is My Two Front Teeth

Beethoven's Ninth (Mass Band)

Prehistoric Suite

Arrowhead Overture

Pirates of the Caribbean (Medallion Calls, Black Pearl)

Blue Ridge Overture


Symphonic Band names

2012/13


2011/12


2010/11

"The Flying Ninja Poptarts" aka "The Band" Symphonic Band and TBA Symphonic Winds (MPA name)

2009/10

"Tropical Sklittles" Symphonic Band and "Tropical Starbursts" Symphonic Winds (MPA name)

2008/9

"The Symphonians" Symphonic Band

2007/8

N/A - No ensemble

Concert / Symphonic Band Vocabulary List

CLEFS
Bass Clef- F clef
Treble Clef- G clef

MARKINGS
A2 - Play the same part (after a divisi)
Accent - Emphasize the note or chord
Bar Line - divides the music staff into measures
Breath Mark - take a breath
Coda - The ending section of a piece of music
Da Capo (D.C.) - At this sign, return to the beginning of the song, then continue playing
Del Segno (D.S.) - At this sign, return to the sign, then continue playing
Divisi - divide the part among available players
Fermata - Hold the note as long as the director indicates
Fine - Finished, the end
First/ Second Ending - play 1st ending first time through; then,repeat music, skip first ending,and play 2nd ending
Flat - lowers the pitch of a note 1/2 step
Grand Staff - the treble and bass staff combined
Key Signature - sharps or flats written after the clef
Leger Line - short line used to extend the staff
Natural - cancels a flat or sharp
Repeat - double dotted bar line meaning to repeat a section or division of music
Sharp - raises the pitch of a note 1/2 step
Slur - curved line that connects two or more notes of different pitches
Soli - whole section plays
Solo - one person plays
Tie - curved line that connects two notes of the same pitch
Trill - rapid alternation between two notes
Tutti - everyone plays
Unison - everyone plays the same notes and rhythms

NOTES AND RESTS
Breve - gets 8 beats of sound                                                                                                  Dotted Half Note - gets 3 beats of sound
Dotted Quarter Note - gets 1 1/2 beats of sound
Dotted Quarter Rest - gets 1 1/2 beats of silence
Eighth Note - gets 1/2 beat of sound
Eighth Rest - gets 1/2 beat of silence
Half Note - 2 beats of sound
Half Rest - 2 beats of silence
Quarter Note - 1 beat of sound
Quarter Rest - 1 beat of silence
Sixteenth Note - gets 1/4 beat of sound
Sixteenth Rest - gets 1/4 beat of silence
Whole Note - gets 4 beats of sound
Whole Rest - gets 4 beats of silence

STYLE MARKINGS
Articulation - type of attack used to play a note or group of notes
Cantabile - In a singing style
Dolce - Sweetly
Expressivo - In an expressive manner
Legato - play as smoothly as possible
Marcato - marked, stressed
Meno Mosso - less motion
Meno - less
Molto - much, very
Pesante - heavy, ponderous
Piu Mosso - more motion
Piu - more
poco a poco - little by little
poco - little
Sforzando - sudden strong accent on a single note or chord
Simile - In the same way
Sostenuto - Sustaining the tone, giving it full value
Staccato - a dot placed above or below note meaning to play separated (short) and detached
Tenuto - sustain note for the full valve
Tranquillo - In a tranquill manner

TEMPO
A tempo - Return to the original speed
Accelerando - To gradually accelerate the tempo
Adagio - Slowly, leisurely; slower than andante
Allargando - Growing broader and slower
Allegretto - Moderately fast; faster than moderato, slower than allegro
Allegro - Quick and lively
Andante - Moderately slow
Andantino - Slightly slow; faster than andante
Con Brio - With brilliance
Con Motto - With motion
Grandioso - in a grand manner
L'istesso - the same
Largo - slow
Lento - slow, slowly
Maestoso - majestically
Moderato - moderate speed
Prestissimo - very fast
Presto - fast,rapid
Rallentando - gradually slower
Ritardando - gradually slow the tempo
Ritenuto - immediate reduction of speed
Rubato - Take liberties with the tempo
Stringendo - Hastening, accelerating the movement
Tempo Primo - Play at the first tempo of the song
Tempo - speed of music
Vivace - Lively, animated

TIME SIGNATURE
Alla Breve - Another name for cut time (2/2 time signature)
Common Time - Same thing as 4/4 time signature
Cut Time - Time signature equal to 2/2
Time Signature - top number tells you number of counts in each measure; bottom number tells you the type of receives one count

VOLUME MARKINGS
Crescendo - Get gradually louder
Decrescendo - Gradually get softer
Diminuendo - Gradually get softer
Dynamics - The volume of music
Forte - strong (loud)
Forte-piano - strong (loud) followed by soft
Fortissimo - very strong (loud)
Mezzo-Forte - medium strong (loud)
Mezzo-Piano - medium soft
Morendo - fading away
Pianissimo - very soft
Piano - soft

OTHER MUSIC TERMS
Arpeggios - The notes of a chord played in sucession
Enharmonic - notes that sound the same but are written differ- ently
Harmony - two or more different notes played or sung at the same time
Interval - distance between two notes
Measure - space between two bar lines
Melody - an organized succession of tones
Monophonic - a single unaccompanied melody
Phrase - musical thought or sentence
Polyphony - two or melodies played at the same time
Syncopation - a rhythmic effect which places emphasis on a weak or unaccented part of the measure

 

Beginning Band Vocabulary List

CLEFS
Bass Clef- F clef
Treble Clef- G clef

MARKINGS
Accent- Emphasize the note or chord                                                                                         Bar Line- divides the music staff into measures ( | )
Breath Mark take a breath ( ' )
Da Capo (D.C.)- At this sign, return to the beginning of the song, then continue playing
Del Segno (D.S.)- At this sign, return to the sign, then continue playing
Fermata- Hold the note as long as the director indicates
Fine- Finished, the end
First/ Second Ending play 1st ending first time through; then, repeat music, skip first ending, and play 2nd ending
Flat- lowers the pitch of a note 1/2 step ( b )
Grand Staff- the treble and bass staff combined
Key Signature- sharps or flats written after the clef
Leger Line- short line used to extend the staff ( - )
Natural- cancels a flat or sharp
Repeat- double dotted bar line meaning to repeat a section or division of music
Sharp- raises the pitch of a note 1/2 step ( # )
Slur- curved line that connects two or more notes of different pitches
Soli- whole section plays
Solo- one person plays
Tie- curved line that connects two notes of the same pitch
Tutti- everyone plays
Unison- everyone plays the same notes and rhythms

STYLE MARKINGS
Articulation- type of attack used to play a note or group of notes
Staccato- a dot placed above or below note meaning to play separated (short) and detached

OTHER MUSIC MARKINGS
Arpeggios- The notes of a chord played in succession ( 1 - 3 - 5 - 8 )                                      Enharmonic- notes that sound the same but are written differently
Interval- distance between two notes
Measure- space between two bar lines ( |         | )
Melody- an organized succession of tones
Phrase- musical thought or sentence

NOTES AND RESTS
Dotted Half Note- gets 3 beats of sound                                                                                 Dotted Quarter Note- gets 1 1/2 beats of sound
Dotted Quarter Rest- gets 1 1/2 beats of silence
Eighth Note- gets 1/2 beat of sound
Eighth Rest- gets 1/2 beat of silence
Half Note- 2 beats of sound
Half Rest- 2 beats of silence
Quarter Note- 1 beat of sound
Quarter Rest- 1 beat of silence
Sixteenth Note- gets 1/4 beat of sound
Sixteenth Rest- gets 1/4 beat of silence
Whole Note- gets 4 beats of sound
Whole Rest- gets 4 beats of silence

TEMPO
Adagio- Slowly, leisurely; slower than andante
Allegro- Quick and lively
Andante- Moderately slow
Largo- slow
Moderato- moderate speed ( normal walking speed)
Ritardando- gradually slow the tempo
Tempo- speed of music

TIME SIGNATURE
Common Time - Same thing as 4/4 time signature
Time Signature - top number tells you number of counts in each measure; bottom number tells you the type of receives one count

VOLUME MARKINGS
Crescendo - Get gradually louder
Decrescendo - Gradually get softer
Dynamics - The volume of music
Forte (f) - strong (loud)
Fortissimo (ff) - very strong (loud)
Mezzo-Forte (mf) - medium strong (loud)
Mezzo-Piano (mp) - medium soft
Pianissimo (pp) - very soft
Piano (p) - soft