2014 Drumline Auditions
The Deer Lakes Band Programs will be holding drumline auditions for the upcoming 2014 Marching Band season on Monday, May 5th, 2014 at 6:00pm in the HS band room. Anyone interested in auditioning should bring their sticks, pad and drumline audition packet (located on the student resources page). Auditions will last 3 hours and will end promptly at 9:00pm. Please come ready to work and to have some fun!
2014 Marching Band Music Available
A recording of the 2014 Marching Band show music is now available for student use on the Student Resources page. Please click on the media player icon to access the mp3 file.
Deer Lakes MSWG Season Finale
The Deer Lakes MSWG finished their 2014 TRWEA season with a strong performance last Saturday at the TRWEA Championships at Kiski HS. The MSWG placed fourth in their category, only 0.5 behind the third place ensemble. For a season filled with highs and lows, it was certainly a learning experience where everyone involved improved greatly! Congratulations to the students and staff for a successful 2014 season!
2014 Performance Schedule Released
The 2014 Deer Lakes Marching Band performance schedule has been released and posted on the calendar page. Please mark your own personal calendars now to avoid any conflicts during the upcoming marching season! Additionally, the camp schedules have also been posted. Any conflicts in scheduling should be brought to Mr. Snyder's attention immediately.
Please contact Mr. Snyder with any conflicts or concerns.
Alle-Kiski Valley Jazz Festial
The Deer Lakes Jazz Ensemble will be participating in the 2014 AKV Jazz Festival on Tuesday, April 1st at Kiski Area HS. Jazz Ensembles from AKV school will take turns performing for each other in what is always an entertaining evening. The concert begins at 7:00pm in the Kiski Area HS Auditorium and admission is $5.00. Please come out an support the members of the Deer Lakes Jazz Ensemble.
The Deer Lakes Band Programs are in need of 3 chaperones for the 2014 Spring Trip to Cedar Point. Interested volunteers will be required to have current PA state clearances on file with the Deer Lakes Band Boosters and the Deer Lakes School District. The only financial obligation to volunteers will be admission to the park. All other expenses will be covered by the band booster organization.
Any parents interested in chaperoning should contact Mr. Snyder to sign-up and to receive additional information. Chaperones are typically chosen on a "first-come first-serve" basis. If you are interested please contact Mr. Snyder soon to guarantee a spot.
Cedar Point Permission Slips
Permission Slips for the 2014 Spring Trip to Cedar Point have been distributed to students planning on attending the trip. These permission slips have are to be submitted back to Mr. Snyder by Tuesday, April 15th, 2014. Notification regarding payment information has also been posted on the whiteboard in the band room. The trip can be paid for in the following installments:
Payment 1- $50 (due April 15th)
Payment 2- $47 (due May 15th)
(payment in full may be made at any time before April 15th)
(payment will be accepted in form of cash or check made payable to the "Deer Lakes Band Boosters")
Please contact Mr. Snyder with any additional questions or concerns.
TRWEA Championships @ Kiski HS (updated 03/25/14)
The Deer Lakes MSWG season comes to an end this weekend as they travel to Kiski Area HS for TRWEA Championships on Saturday, March 29th. Please come out and support the ensemble as they demonstrate the skills and material that have practiced and perfected throughout the season!
For a detailed daily schedule please visit the calendar page and click on the event titled TRWEA Championships. For the performance schedule please click on the PDF link below:
2014 Easter Cream Pie Sale
The Deer Lakes Band Boosters will be holding a Easter Cream Pie Sale beginning now and running until April 5th. Please click on the PDF links below to access the information form and the order form:
Deer Lakes Drumline Auditions
The Deer Lakes Drumline Auditions have been set for Monday, May 5th, 2014 at 6:00pm in the HS band room. Any student interested in participating should download the audition packet located on the student resources page. The audition process will last approximately 3 hours and will conclude no later than 9:00pm.
Auditioning students are required to bring the following:
FS-1 Marching Snare sticks
Audition Packet (located on student resource page)
Deer Lakes MSWG performance at Marshall Middle School
The Deer Lakes MSWG will be competing this weekend at Marshall Middle School in the North Allegheny School District on Saturday, March 15th. For detailed information on the day, please check the calendar page! For more information on the competition schedule please click the PDF link below:
Deer Lakes HS Band Programs Announce Spring Trip
The Deer Lakes HS Band Programs will be offering a Spring Trip to participants in any of the HS performing ensembles. Those ensembles include: Marching Band, Symphonic Band and Jazz Ensemble. This spring's trip will be to Cedar Point Amusement Park on Saturday, May 31st, 2014. Please click the Word Document link below for additional information: