The Carlisle High School Band would like to announce that the Distinguished Alumnus Award Recipient for this year is Mrs. Dyane Jordan Wright. Congratulations to such a deserving and talented musician!
The boosters would like to invite our band students, band families, staff, and alumni to a Cookies and Cocoa Reception following the Carlisle Christmas Parade on Friday, December 6, 2019. The parade begins at 7 PM and the reception will be held in the St. John’s Episcopal Church directly after the parade.
Please enter through the side ally kitchen door off High Street. High Street Side entrance will be open for families to gather after parade.
We need parents to sign up to donate cookies, salty snacks, dessert plates, and also to help with setup and cleanup. Sign Up Here. Hot Chocolate will he provided, courtesy of the Band Boosters. Thank you for contributing!
If you have any questions contact Tina McIlhenny at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This Thursday evening, May 2, 2019, our students will present our annual Spring Band concert in McGowan’s Barr Auditorium. The concert begins at 7:30PM, is free and open to the public. All are invited to attend!
Immediately preceding the concert at 6:45PM, the CHS Band Boosters will conduct their annual spring business meeting in the high school cafeteria. The time and location have been changed for this year to make it possible for more people to access the meeting and vote in the annual booster officer elections. Please join us for this brief meeting when you bring your student for the concert.
We look forward to seeing you Thursday evening!
Congratulations to the following marching band students who successfully auditioned into the PMEA Region V Band festival that was held March 7-9, 2019 at Conrad Weiser High School.
Andy Hankes (Flute), Sophomore
Andrew Morgan (Trumpet), Sophomore
Luke Sheffe (Percussion), Junior
Andrew Morgan qualified to participate in PMEA All-State Band in Pittsburgh April 3-6, 2019. Having reached this level, Andrew is now qualified to submit an audition for the MENC (Music Educators National Conference) National Band.
On Sunday, April 14, 2019, the Carlisle Town Band, under the direction of former band director Mr. Dave Rohrer, will celebrate their 175th anniversary with a special pops concert. This free concert will be held at the Carlisle Theatre at 3 PM and will feature as a guest soloist our 2014-2015 Distinguished Alumnus Recipient, Mr. Douglas Cook. The Carlisle Town Band includes approximately 15 Carlisle High School band alumni and two current high school band members, Lillian Sweeney and Hudson Henry.
Several former Carlisle Color Guard members are in Dayton, Ohio this week to compete in the Winter Guard International (WGI) Championship. Emma Kuykendall, a 2015 graduate, Cheyenne Sweitzer, a 2016 graduate, Amberly Eisenhuth, a 2018 graduate and Maria Smith, a 2018 graduate, are team members of the Westshoremen Indoor Color Guard.
The Westshoremen, under the direction of Ron Massey, Dave Wiley, Shawn Spac and Tim Newlin, is an Independent Advanced Indoor Color Guard team. The Westshoremen team will be performing at the Cintas Center on Wednesday, April 3rd for the preliminary rounds which includes 59 other IA teams from around the world. The top scoring 38 teams will advance to the semi finals on Thursday, April 4th. The finals, on Friday, April 5th, will have the top 15 teams competing for the Championship title. After this week and several more local TIA competitions, the Westshoremen will be traveling to Wildwood NJ to compete in the Atlantic Coast Championships in early May. We wish the best of luck to these former Carlisle Color Guard young ladies at the WGI Championships, and in their future in Color Guard.
Congratulations to our band students who went out today and successfully auditioned and made it into District 7 Band! These talented students are: Andy Hankes, Andrew Morgan, Liz Lucas, Sean Cornali, and Luke Sheffe. These students will perform at Chambersburg High School on January 24, 2019 at 4 PM.