Author Archive | Garry McPherson

Friday Sept. 20th

Tonight’s Call time for the Homecoming Game is 5:00 PM

We will perform our show as a Pre-Game show at 6:10 PM

The band will then change out of uniform and into Red shirts then return to the stadium to play for the game.

Upcoming events: Saturday Sept. 28th Choreography rehearsal 8:00 AM-12:30 followed by a lunch break (bring a sack lunch) 1:00 Change into uniform for Band/Guard Picture in Stadium! Done by 1:45 PM

Sunday Sept. 29th-Mattress Fundraiser! Please get some referrals and help us have a successful fundraiser!

*Monday Sept. 30th Pro-Gro day rehearsal 12:30-2:30 PM

Friday October 4th-Rehearsal in stadium 5:00 7:00 PM

October 5th Rancho Bernardo Tournament of Bands! Competitive Season Begins!


Wednesday Night IMPORTANT Parent Meeting!

This is an ALL CALL for all Mount Carmel Music Parents to come to a brief meeting tonight (Wednesday) at 7:00 PM in the Music Building to help kick off a potentially HUGE fundraiser for out program and receive information on how to help with the Mount Carmel Tournament of Bands! We need “ALL HANDS ON DECK” as just showing up at 7:00 to this meeting will generate potentially $500 donation from our fundraising partner, Custom Fundraising Solutions!

Friday Sept. 13- Football Game: Call time 5:30 We will dress in full-uniform!

Saturday Sept. 14th-VERY IMPORTANT Rehearsal with our Choreographer 8:00 AM-12:00

Band/Orchestra Camp

Band/Guard camp information:

*Anyone who has not registered for the camps yet should contact Foundation President Michele Prescott at:

*Band and Guard potluck and concert in the stadium begins Friday August 16th at 6:00PM behind the scoreboard with the concert beginning at 7:15 PM

Woodwinds=bring a main dish that can feed 8-12 servings or more.

Brass=salads or chips/appetizers

Percussion/Color Guard=cookies/desserts

*Bring your own beverages, lawn chairs or blankets to sit on! No alcohol please as we are on a school facility.

Week of 11-11


Friday-period 5 final at stadium Field Band until 12:30

Parade Band 1:30-2:30

Load Semi

Saturday-Championship Day!

Call time-7:30 AM for everyone at MC! It will be a long day for everyone! Please eat breakfast before you arrive!

Bring enough money for food or bring food for lunch and dinner

You may buy snacks at the awards ceremony at Arcadia High and dinner will be at the Westfield Mall at Santa Anita race track. Also, bring a warm jacket for the evening and think about wearing thermal undergarments for the performance. It can be cold for championship night!

10:00 AM-Arrive at parking lot of Santa Anita Race Track

Parade Band prepares for competition

On Competition line at 12:17 PM

2:00-Awards at Arcadia High School stadium

3:15 PM-load buses for dinner at Westfield Mall

3:45 PM Senior Moment at Mall then go eat dinner at the mall…mind your time!

6:00 PM back on buses

6:45 PM arrive at Citrus College Stadium for Field Championships

7:15 PM change into uniform

7:45-8:15 warm up

8:34 PM at gate entrance to stadium

8:49 PM Performance!


10:30 PM Load buses for home

12:30 AM arrive back at MC

Marching Season is Over! Congrats on another great season!

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