Gator Band News

Donations needed for our band!

At our Registration Rally on Thursday (8/31, 6:00 pm), we will be accepting donations of supplies to help get our students through the year! We ask that, if possible, students please bring the following: 6th graders: One case of small (6oz or 12 oz) water bottles 7th graders: One package of AAA batteries and/or Clorox […]

Private Lessons, Registration Rally, and More

We had a great first week in all of our GatorBand classes! All three of the seventh and eighth grade bands are going to be in great shape this year, and all of our sixth graders can’t wait to start making “sounds” next week! A few quick notes: 1. Private lesson times are filling up!  We’ll […]

Volunteers Needed for Registration Rally

Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year Griffin Gator Band Families! We will be holding our annual Band Registration Rally in the Griffin Middle School Cafeteria on Thursday, August 31, at 6 pm.  There are a lot of volunteers needed to ensure this event runs smoothly.  Please consider signing up for one of the open spots! Click here […]

Welcome to the GatorBand 2017-18

WELCOME to all of our new and returning GatorBand families!  We’re so excited to start this new school year!  We’ve started SummerBand this week with all of our 7/8th graders and we can’t wait to meet our new class of 6th graders on Friday at Gator Camp! Lots more information to come, but for now… […]

Pep Band Music (for all incoming 7/8th graders)

If you are needing any Pep Band music, please print your parts from THIS LINK prior to SummerBand reharsals beginning on Monday, August 14th.  Additional stand cheers will be added. The tunes you will need are: The GMS Fight Song Land of 1,000 Dances The Hey Song Animal Can’t Stop the Feeling Handclap Hawaii Five-0 Theme […]

GatorBand – SUMMER Info!

What a wonderful year it has been! As we get ready to enjoy so well-deserved time off, I wanted to add some information here for those of you who want to get a jump on your own planning for next year. WELCOME to all of our new incoming students, and our incoming 6th graders!  We’re […]

Notes for the Last Week of School and Summer

What a great, wild and crazy year this has been!  It always seems to go by in a flash in retrospect, doesn’t it? Just a quick word about this week and beyond… All personally-owned instruments should be brought home today after school and do not need to be returned until August (unless a student has a […]

Fall and Winter Concert Recordings Now Available on SoundCloud

The Griffin Gator Band concert recordings are now much easier to access. We opened a SoundCloud account so you can listen to these great performances on any device. Below are links to the Fall and Winter 2016 concert recordings. You can also click the SoundCloud icon at the bottom of this page to listen to all […]

Summer music camp opportunities

There are several fantastic summer music camps in our area! These are great opportunities to keep playing, learn some new music, and meet some new friends over the summer! (Most are intended for students who have had at least one year of playing experience.) Most are one week long and offer some great experiences!  Check […]

2017-18 GatorBand Audition Information (for CURRENT 6th/7th graders)

Audition information is being distributed to our 6th and 7th graders this week, pertaining to next year’s ensembles!  As this year starts to wind down, we have lots of planning to do to get organized for an AWESOME start to next year! All current 6th and 7th graders will perform the same audition material for […]