Brass & Woodwind

Fees and Supplies associated with Brass & Woodwind Students

(revised May 2018)

Fee payments are due at the registration & uniform fitting day on Sat, July 28th.

 

Items Each Student Pays For:

$150.00               fall masterclass fee (14 in-class masterclasses in September, October, November, & December)

$75.00                 activity fee (waived in May of each year by earning 20 volunteer points.  See following page for details.)

$40.00                 marching shoes (worn at football games & marching contest; as needed; previously used marching shoes must be

approved by a band director at the band student registration & uniform fitting day)

$50.00                 uniform dry cleaning & maintenance fee  (Uniforms are dry cleaned multiple times throughout the year)

$35.00                 band polo shirt (worn at various events throughout the year; hopefully a one-time purchase)

$10.00                 grey rehearsal t-shirt (worn at stadium rehearals & Thursday rehearsals; replaced each year)

$12.50                 green rehearsal t-shirt (worn underneath uniform at football games; replaced each year)

$12.50                 black show t-shirt (worn underneath uniform at marching contests & to pep rallies; replaced each year)

$10.00                 black rehearsal shorts (worn at various events throughout the year; hopefully a one-time purchase)

$6.00                   1 pair of gloves (worn at football games & marching contests; hopefully a one-time purchase)

$30.00                 tuner/metronome (used during indoor rehearsals; as needed & hopefully a one-time purchase)

$15.00                 flip folder w/ 12 extra folio pages (used at various events throughout the year; hopefully a one-time purchase)

$2.00                   marching band coordinate neck walet with lanyard (used at every rehearsal; replaced each year)

$80.00                 *Instrument Usage Fee (one fee per student regardless of how many instruments are actually used)

*Only for school owned instruments Piccolo, Oboe, English Horn, E-flat Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Contra Bass Clarinet, Tenor Sax, Bari Sax, Bassoon, French Horn, Marching French Horn, Bass Trombone, Euphonium, Marching Baritone, Tuba, Sousaphone, Drumline Percussion, Front Ensemble Percussion

*All-Region Band Audition entry fees ($12.00 per student per audition) is included in the Fall Masterclass Fee listed above.  Optional UIL Solo & Ensemble Contest entry fees ($12.50 per student per event) will be collected at a later date and are not included in the above listed fees.

*Please note that the exact price of each item may fluctuate slightly between now and July 28th.  We do not anticipate this, however, it is a possibility.

Items that the Mansfield ISD or the Lake Ridge Band Booster Organization Provides:

               Marching Band Uniform, Hanger, and Garment Bag

Formal Concert Attire (Wind Symphony only)

School Owned Instruments

School Bus Transportation and Instrument/Equipment Truck Rental

Marching Band and Concert Band Contest Entry Fees

Marching Band and Concert Band Clinicians

Colorguard, Percussion, and Marching Technicians

Marching Band Equipment and Props

Colorguard & Winterguard Equipment and Props

Amplification and Electronic Equipment

Band Hall Equipment

Fund Raising Opportunities

The following are examples of two types of fundraisers in which each student will be encouraged to participate.

1.  Fundraisers initiated by the band boosters benefiting the general band booster fund and designed to reduce individual student fee amounts and provide the best possible band experience for each student:

  • March-a-Thon Pledges/Donations or Similar Fundraising Event/Activity
  • Jazz Dinner Dance Ticket Sales and Silent Auction Donations
  • NTCA Contest Shifts
  • Others TBA
  1. Fundraisers initiated by the band directors benefiting each individual student and designed to reduce individual student fee amounts, apply towards band trips, and provide the best possible band experience for each student:
  • Entertainment Passbooks Sales
  • Poinsettia Sales
  • Others TBA