At-A-Glance

2018-2019: indoor competitionsperformancesparadesgamesmealsoutdoor competitions

Spring 2019 Indoor Competitions: encore! Indoor Percussion and Forte Winter Guard

Venue addresses and schedules: Use the links to the individual competition schedules in the table below. Tournament Indoor Association (TIA) site
1/26/19 Salisbury HS event scores (TIA site) encore: 65.50, 1st Forte: 46.73, 3rd
2/23/19 Daniel Boone HS event scores (TIA site) encore: 73.85, 2nd Forte: 57.58, 2nd
3/2/9 Pennridge HS event scores (Cavalcade site) This is a Cavalcade of Bands competition. encore: 74.6, 3rd Forte: 66.9, 2nd
3/16/19 Conrad Weiser HS event scores (TIA site) encore: 77.10, 1st Forte: 60.53, 2nd
3/30/19 Catasauqua HS event scores (TIA site) encore: 82.65, 1st Forte: 64.60, 4th
4/13/19 Q @ East Stroudsburg University Schedule and venue information (TIA site)
4/27/19 SAHS Home Show: Championships Schedule and venue information (TIA site)
5/2/19 through 5/5/19 TIA Atlantic Coast Championships, Wildwood, NJ Schedule and venue information (TIA site)

Spring 2019 Jazz Competitions: Jazz & Lab Bands

Cavalcade of Bands Jazz Schedule This spring, the Jazz Band competes in the Open Class and the Lab Band competes in the A Class on the Cavalcade of Bands Jazz circuit. Cavalcade information, including sample score sheet and rules & regulations are at the Cavalcade site.
2/8/19 Friday, 6:55-11pm North Penn HS: Knight of Jazz Jazz Band rating: Outstanding
2/15/18 Friday, 5-11pm Phoenixville HS: Jazzin’ the Ville – PASD Jazz Festival Jazz Band rating: Excellent Lab Band rating: Outstanding, Best Trumpets
2/22/18 Friday, 6-10:30pm Souderton Area HS: Evening of Jazz (home show) Jazz Band & Lab Band – exhibition
3/1/18 Friday, 6-9:45pm Upper Merion: Gold’n’Blues Jazz Festival Jazz Band rating: Outstanding; Best Saxes; Best Trumpets; Devon Kolumber – Best Soloist, Trombone
3/15/18 Friday, 5:45-10:30pm West Chester East HS: show information Jazz Band rating: Outstanding; Devon Kolumber – Honorable Mention, Trombone Lab Band rating: Outstanding; Best Trumpets
4/12 Friday, 5:30-11pm Cavalcade Jazz Championships Souderton Lab Band competes in the Woody Herman Division @ Arcola Intermediate School event schedule (Cavalcade site)
4/13 Saturday, 5:50-10:30pm Cavalcade Jazz Championships Souderton Jazz Band competes in the Stan Kenton Division @ Arcola Intermediate School
event schedule (Cavalcade site)

2018-19 Performances

11/27, 6:30pm @SAHS Tuesday Winter Concert: Jazz Band & Lab Band (with the Indian Crest and Indian Valley Middle School Jazz Bands)
12/7, 6:30pm @ SAHS Friday Winter Concert: Concert Band & Symphonic Band
4/30, 6:30pm @ SAHS Tuesday Spring Concert: Jazz Band & Lab Band (with the Indian Crest and Indian Valley Middle School Jazz Bands at the Bandshell in the Souderton Borough Community Park. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be moved to SAHS.)
5/1, 6:30pm @ SAHS Wednesday Spring Concert: Concert Band & Symphonic Band

2018-19 Parades

11/17/18, Saturday Mardi Gras Christmas Parade, Lansdale at 1pm
12/1/18, Saturday Souderton Holiday Parade, 11am Parade info, including the Parade Map
5/25/18, Saturday Memorial Day Weekend: Harleysville Jaycees Country Days / Just Cruisin’ Parade, Harleysville at 11am

Fall 2018 Football games

MaxPreps scheduleSAHS Varsity Football 2018-19 schedule
8/23/18 Thursday, 6:30pm Parent Preview @ SAHS Stadium (marching band performance, no game)
8/24/18 Friday, 7pm Away game: Penn Wood
8/31/18 Friday, 7pm Home game: Quakertown
9/7/18 Friday, 7pm Away game: Hatboro-Horsham (buses depart by 5:15)
9/14/18 Friday, 7pm SAHS Homecoming Home game: William Tennent (conference game) SAHS Homecoming; band performs pre-game. Arrive by 6:30 to see the show.
9/21/18 Friday, 7pm Away game: Pennridge (conference Rivalry game)
9/29/18 Saturday, 1pm Away Game: Central Bucks East (conference game) Today is a double header: competition at Boyertown, football game at CB East
10/5/18 Friday, 7pm Community/Crest/Valley Night Home Game: North Penn (conference game) The band performs at half-time (the North Penn band is unable to attend); 8th grade Valley and Crest band students join Big Red in the stands tonight.
10/12/18 Friday, 7pm SAHS Senior Night Home Game: Council Rock North
10/19/18 Friday, 7pm Away game: Central Bucks West (conference game)
10/26/18 Friday, 7pm Away Game: Central Bucks South (conference game)

Fall 2018 Friday Night Feasts (pre-game band meals)

Questions? meals@soudertonbigred.org
Entree Drinks & Desserts provided by:
8/16 Tacos BRBB Executive Committee
8/23 Pizza Staff members
8/24 Ziti Guard
8/31 Chicken Patties Trumpets
9/7 Pizza Low Brass and Low Winds
9/14 Homecoming Mac and cheese Drum Majors and Officers
9/21 Hoagies Alto/Tenor Saxes
9/29 TBD TBD
10/5 Chicken Patties Percussion: Battery
10/12 Senior Night Mac & Cheese Percussion: Pit
10/19 Tacos Clarinet
10/26 Pizza Flutes

Fall 2018 Competitions: Marching Band

Venue addresses and schedules: Use the links to the individual competition schedules in the table below. USBands site: Souderton competition schedule USBands: Group IV-A (What are the USBands groups?) Cavalcade of Bands: (What are the Cavalcade classifications?)
9/29/18, Saturday Boyertown Area HS: Arlen Saylor Cavalcade Today is a double header: competition at Boyertown, football game at CB East. Schedule and venue information (USBands site) Boyertown: Online ticket salesAdvance: $8 adults; $5 seniors/students At the gate: $10 adults; $5 seniors/students
10/6/18, Saturday Perkiomen Valley HS: Music in the Valley Schedule and venue information (USBands site) Tickets available at the gate.
10/13/18, Saturday Marple Newtown HS: Bandarama This is a Cavalcade of Bands competition. The WCU Incomparable Golden Rams Marching Band—including alums Derek Booz, Sarah Herold, and Tim West—will close the show with an exhibition performance. Schedule and venue information (Cavalcade site) scores Facebook event At the gate: $12 adults; $8 seniors/students (The canceled 2018 home show, Celebration of Bands, was originally scheduled for today.)
10/27/18, Saturday West Chester University: USBands PA State Championships Schedule and venue information (USBands site)
11/4/18, Sunday Allentown / J. Birney Crum Stadium: USBands A Class National Championships Schedule and venue information (USBands site)

Previous school years

Spring 2018 Competitions: Indoor Groups — Encore! Indoor Percussion Ensemble and Forte Winter Guard

Tournament Indoor Association (TIA) 2018 Season Schedule SAHS indoor groups compete on the Tournament of Bands/Tournament Indoor Association circuit. For more information, visit the TIA site. Times shown below are from the TIA Season Schedule and are subject to change.
1/27/18 Saturday Encore: 1:09 Forte: 7:10 Salisbury HS Encore: 66.4, 1st Forte: 54.69, 4th
2/24/18 Saturday Encore: 2:45 Forte: 6:50 Daniel Boone HS: Pageantry of the Arts Encore: 71.9, 1st Forte: 63.49, 3rd
3/3/18 Saturday Pennridge HS (Guard & Drums on the Ridge, Cavalcade of Bands) Forte only, in exhibition.
3/10/18 Saturday Encore: 9:33 Forte: 9:42 Music In Motion home show: Souderton Area HS Encore: Exhibition, 76.5 Forte: Exhibition
3/24/18 Saturday Encore: 12:24 Forte: 4:11 Catasaqua HS Encore: 82.15, 2nd Forte: 71.51, 3rd
4/14/18 Saturday Encore: 3:45 Forte: 7:53 Blue Mountain HS Encore: 87.15, 2nd Forte: 75.19, 2nd
4/21/18 Saturday Encore: 1:41 Forte: 7:05 Salisbury HS Encore: 87.65, 2nd Forte: 78.08, 6th
4/28/18 Saturday Encore: 2:04 Forte: 7:08 Reading HS: Region 2 Championships Encore: 87.9, 2nd Forte: 81.01, 3rd
5/3/18 through 5/6/18 Thursday through Sunday Wildwood: TIA Atlantic Coast Championships Encore: Scholastic Regional A Percussion prelims: Thurs, 11:06am, Convention Hall. 91.3, 3rd (13 units) Finals: Sat, 7:07 to 8:30pm, Convention Hall (8 units)Forte: Scholastic Intermediate A Color Guard prelims: Friday, 11:09am, Convention Hall, 9:25am to 1:30pm (28 units) Semi-Finals: Sat, 1-4pm, Middle Twp HS (21 units) Finals: Sunday, 5/6, Convention Hall, 8 to 10am (15 units)

Spring 2018 Competitions: Jazz & Lab Bands

Cavalcade of Bands Jazz Schedule Both bands compete in the A Class on the Cavalcade of Bands Jazz circuit. Cavalcade information, including sample score sheet and rules & regulations are at the Cavalcade site.
2/9/18 Friday, 6:15-11:30pm North Penn HS: Knight of Jazz Jazz Band rating: Outstanding; Best Rhythm Section
2/16/18 Friday, 5-11:30pm Phoenixville HS: Jazzin’ the Ville – PASD Jazz Festival Jazz Band rating: Superior, Best Trumpets, Best Trombones Lab Band rating: Excellent
3/2/18 Friday Canceled (weather) Pennridge HS: Jazz on the Ridge Jazz Band & Lab Band
3/16/18 Friday, 6-10:30pm Upper Merion: Gold’n’Blues Jazz Festival Jazz Band rating: Outstanding; Best Trombones, Conner Kim-Honorable Mention, Guitar
3/23/18 Friday Bensalem HS: show information Jazz Band rating: Superior; Best Trombones; Cassie Rodrique – Honorable Mention, Tenor Sax Lab Band rating: Outstanding
4/13/18 Friday, 6-11pm Lab Band: 6:50 Jazz Band: 9:10 Awards: 10:25 SAHS: Cavalcade Jazz Championships, Maynard Ferguson Division Jazz Band rating: Superior Lab Band rating: Outstanding