SPARTAN SOUND 2018

SPARTAN SOUND 2018


REGISTRATION FORM - Please CLICK and COMPLETE.
This needs to be done for each student who will be participating in marching band.

CLICK HERE FOR Committment Form/Payment Voucher / Medical Form


SPRING/SUMMER SCHEDULE  
*Percussion and Colorguard schedules may be edited slightly based on instructor availability:

This year will be somewhat different in schedule for the summer.  My Army Reserve obligations this summer are forcing me top alter our normal two week band camp schedule.  Please take notice of the dates and times for your specific group.  Percussion and Colorguard will have additional rehearsals scheduled with their instructors prior to the full band meeting in mid August.


June - Section leaders plan sectionals outside of school based on availability of members

July 23 & 26    5:00pm-8:30pm  (ALL MEMBERS)  *Please contact Mr. Reynolds if student has a conflict due to family event or being out of town.  Otherwise, please mark calendar to attend these two evening rehearsals.  All students are expected to be here for these two dates unless prior notification is made. Marching Basics and Sectional/Ensemble Music will be done.

August 7, 8, 9  7:30am-5pm  (COLORGUARD & PERCUSSION MEMBERS)
*Woodwinds and Brass should continue to try and schedule sectionals in early August as members are available.

August 13 & 14   7:30am-8:30pm (ALL WOODWINDS, BRASS, PERCUSSION)
August 13 & 14   7:30am-11am, then 5-8:30pm (COLORGUARD)
*Colorguard has afternoon off due to outside rehearsal restrictions and limited indoor rehearsal space

August 15            7:30am-12 noon  (ALL MEMBERS)
August 16            7:30am-12 noon, 5-8:30pm  (ALL MEMBERS)

August 20, 21, & 23   5pm-8:30pm   (ALL MEMBERS)
August 23   **Potential preview for parents / Pool Party (pending)

August 24          HOME GAME v. Anson High.    Report time will be 5:30pm

Our weekly schedule rehearsals will begin August 27.
****NEW THIS YEAR, Tues/Thurs rehearsals will be 5:45pm - 8:45pm.

August 31       NO GAME. Free Night.

***Sept. 1 will be the Matthews Alive Parade. Additional details closer to the event. Plan for 8:30am-11:30am time frame.  Students will meet in Matthews.  We do not use a bus for this event.

September 7     GAME @ Porter Ridge
September 14    GAME @ Olympic
September 15    Rehearsal and County Preview.   8:30am report time.  More details sent home later.
**The county preview is held at Marvin Ridge High. Return time from this event will be 9:30 or 10pm.
September 21    HOME v. Weddington
September 28   HOME v. Parkwood (Homecoming) 
September 29   CONTEST @ Mt. Pleasant HS
October 5         GAME @ Charlotte Catholic
October 6         NO CONTEST - Free Saturday
October 12       HOME v. Monroe
October 13       CONTEST (location to be determined)
October 19       HOME v. Cuthbertson (SENIOR NIGHT)
October 20       CONTEST @ Mooresville HS
October 26       GAME @ Marvin Ridge
October 27       CONTEST @ APP STATE
November 2     GAME @ Piedmont  (last regular season game)
November 18    PARADE - Monroe  (usually 12:15pm - 4:30pm)
December 2      PARADE - Indian Trail (usually 2:15pm - 5pm)

**Once the regular football season is done we need to be prepared to continue to play for Friday night games as long as the team continues in post season.



SPARTAN SOUND 2017

PORTER RIDGE HS COMPETITION RESULTS - October 28, 2017
Rating of SUPERIOR (Score of 84.9)
2nd Place in Class 4A (out of 6)
1st Place Music
1st Place Percussion
2nd Place Marching
2nd Place General Effect
3rd Place Colorguard
3rd Place Drum Major
Jim Hill Award of Excellence (top scoring Union County band)
PRESS BOX VIDEO

EAST ROWAN HS COMPETITION RESULTS - October 21, 2017

Rating of Excellent (score of 79.2)
2nd Place in Class 3A
2nd Place Music
2nd Place Marching
2nd Place General Effect
2nd Place Colorguard
2nd Place Percussion
2nd Place Drum Major


NORTH GASTON HS COMPETITION RESULTS - October 14, 2017
Rating of SUPERIOR (score of 88.7)
3rd Place Band in Class 3A
2nd Place Marching
2nd Place Percussion
1st Place Drum Major 


FORESTVIEW HS COMPETITION RESULTS - October 7, 2017
Rating of SUPERIOR (score of 80.7)
*Only band in Class 2A
Award recognition for Music, Marching, General Effect, Percussion, Colorguard, Drum Major
Percussion - 3rd highest score of the day (out of 14)
Colorguard - 6th highest score of the day (out of 14)
Drum Major - 7th highest score of the day (out of 14)

ROCK HILL - DISTRICT 3 STADIUM COMPETITION RESULTS 
September 23, 2017
Rating of EXCELLENT (score of 73.575)
4th Place Overall in Class 2A (out of 5)



SPARTAN SOUND 2016

APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY COMPETITION RESULTS - October 29, 2016
2nd Place Overall in Class 1A (out of 7)
2nd Place Visual score
2nd Place Effect score
2nd Place Colorguard score
2nd Place Drum Major score
3rd Place Music score
ASU Competition Video (DO NOT COPY AND REPOST)

PORTER RIDGE COMPETITION RESULTS - October 22, 2016
SUPERIOR RATING (Score of 83.9)
2nd Place Marching
2nd Place Colorguard
2nd Place Percussion
3rd Place Music
3rd Place General Effect
James H. Hill Award of Excellence
*Highest Score out of all Union County bands in attendance
Porter Ridge Contest Video

MOORESVILLE COMPETITION RESULTS - October 15, 2016
2nd Place in Class 2A
2nd Place Colorguard
2nd Place Marching
Pride In Motion Spirit Award
Mooresville Contest Video


CUTHBERTSON COMPETITION RESULTS- September 24, 2016
1st Place in Class 1A
1st Place Visual Performance
1st Place Visual Effect
1st Place Percussion
1st Place Colorguard
2nd Place Music
TOP GUARD SCORE FOR THE DAY
Spartan Sound Performance at the Cuthbertston Contest



SPARTAN SOUND 2015

PORTER RIDGE COMPETITION RESULTS- October 24, 2015
SUPERIOR RATING (score of 83.8)
2nd Place in Class 4A
2nd Place Marching and General Effect
2nd Place Percussion, Colorguard, and Drum Major
3rd Place Music
Video - Press Box view @ Porter Ridge Contest
Video - Spectator View @ Porter Ridge Contest

Seniors and Marching Band Leadership 2015 at the Porter Ridge Contest

MOORESVILLE COMPETITION RESULTS- October 17, 2015
SUPERIOR RATING (adjusted score of 82.84)
4th Place in Class 2A
MPA Rating of Excellent


BUTLER & HICKORY RIDGE CONTEST- October 3, 2015
CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER

CUTHBERTSON COMPETITION RESULTS- September 26, 2015
SUPERIOR RATING (score of 84.431)
2nd Place Colorguard in Class 3A
Outstanding Pit Crew Award
Favorite Band Director Award

SPARTAN SOUND 2015 presents

“The Power of One”
The power of one, if fearless and focused, is formidable, but the power of many working together is better”
-Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
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Music Selected and Inspired by:“One” – Three Dog Night
“All By Myself” – Eric Carmen/Rachmaninoff“Butterflies & Hurricanes” - Muse  




SPARTAN SOUND 2014 

"The Pursuit of Happiness"

BANDBEAT COMPETITION RESULTS- Nov. 1, 2014
EXCELLENT RATING

PORTER RIDGE COMPETITION RESULTS- Oct. 25, 2014
SUPERIOR RATING
2nd Place Percussion in Class 4A
3rd Place Music
3rd Place Drum Major
3rd Place Colorguard
YouTube Video Link for performance at Porter Ridge


MOORESVILLE COMPETITION RESULTS- Oct. 18, 2014
2nd Place Percussion in Class 2A

HICKORY RIDGE COMPETITION RESULTS- Oct. 4, 2014
3rd Place in Class 2A

BUTLER COMPETITION RESULTS- Oct. 4, 2014
2nd Place in Class 2A
2nd Place Music
2nd Place Visual Performance 


CUTHBERTSON COMPETITION RESULTS- Sept. 27, 2014
3rd Place in Class 2A 
Best Pit Crew
Favorite Band Director




Parent Video from Evening Competition Performance


2014 Rehearsal & Performance Schedule






TO VIEW PHOTOS FROM THE 2013-14 SEASON CLICK HERE!




To Volunteer for various Band related activities, please click on the following link and complete the online application for Union County Public Schools:
UCPS Online Volunteer Application, then visit the WebCalendar and clink on an event you wish to volunteer for.
*Please also email Mr. Reynolds to let him know you are submitting an application jeff.reynolds@ucps.k12.nc.us


SPARTAN SOUND 2013 Results



PORTER RIDGE HS COMPETITION RESULTS- Oct. 26, 2013
2rd Place Overall in Class 4A (out of 4)
Overall Rating of SUPERIOR
2nd Place Awards for Music, Marching, Effect, Colorguard and Percussion
3rd Place Award for Drum Major



MOORESVILLE HS COMPETITION RESULTS- Oct. 19, 2013
3rd Place Overall in Class 1A (out of 6)
2nd Place Awards for Music, Marching, and Percussion

The Spartan Sound also received a rating of SUPERIOR for their first ever Marching MPA (Marching Performance Assessment) prior to the competition at Mooresville HS.




APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY COMPETITION RESULTS- Oct. 5, 2013
1st Place Overall in Class 2A (out of 3)
1st Place Awards for Music, Marching, Effect, Colorguard, and Percussion






CENTRAL CABARRUS COMPETITION RESULTS- Sept. 28, 2013
2nd Place in Class 2A (out of 3)
1st Place Music in Class 2A
2nd Place Marching in Class 2A
2nd Place Overall Effect in Class 2A
2nd Place Percussion in Class 2A

MT. PLEASANT COMPETITION RESULTS- Sept. 28, 2013
3rd Place Overall in Class 2A (out of 6)
2nd Place Colorguard in Class 2A


The 2013 Spartan Sound Presents:

NEW YORK, NY

Also known as "The Big Apple", New York is a world class city that has been celebrated in music.  The 2013 marching band will bring a focus to some of the city's iconic melodies and images through their competition performance.  Music featured will include  New York, New York, On Broadway, and Billy Joel's New York State of Mind. 








SPARTAN SOUND 2012 Results

"The British Invasion"
(featuring music by The Beatles)
Selections will include Eleanor Rigby, Day Tripper, Michelle, Hard Day's Night


BANDBEAT COMPETITION RESULTS - Nov. 3, 2012

3rd Place in Class 2A


PORTER RIDGE COMPETITION RESULTS- Oct. 27, 2012

1st Place Marching in Class 2A
1st Place General Effect in Class 2A
1st Place Drum Major in Class 2A (also Top Scoring Drum Major for the day)
1st Place Colorguard in Class 2A
1st Place Percussion in Class 2A
3rd Place Music in Class 2A
Overall 2nd Place in Class 2A 
Porter Ridge Competition video link



CATAWBA COLLEGE COMPETITION RESULTS- Oct. 13, 2012

1st Place Music in Class 2A 
1st Place Colorguard in Class 2A
2nd Place Marching in Class 2A
2nd Place Drum Major in Class 2A
3rd Place General Effect in Class 2A
3rd Place Percussion in Class 2A
Overall 3rd Place in Class 2A with a score of 84.1 (out of 3)
First and second place scores were 85.5 and 84.3 respectively.
Overall 6th place out of 10 for the Preliminary contest.
Catawba College Competition PRELIMS video link

MT. PLEASANT COMPETITION RESULTS- Sept. 29, 2012
1st Place Class 2A (out of 6)
1st Place Music Class 2A
1st Place Marching Class 2A
1A/2A Grand Champion
4th Highest Score of the day (out of 17)


 Promo Video (using footage from the Fall 2011 Season)





2011 Results/ Videos
Spartan Sound 2011 - Mooresville Contest, Oct. 15, 2011
MOORESVILLE RESULTS, CLASS 2A:
1st Place Band in Class
1st Place Awards in Music, Marching, General Effect
1st Place Awards for Drum Major and Percussion
2nd Place Award for Colorguard
Spirit Award
Mooresville Contest Video

 Spartan Sound 2011 - Providence Contest, Oct. 1, 2011
PROVIDENCE RESULTS, CLASS 2A:
4th Place Band in Class

 Spartan Sound 2011 - Central Cabarrus Contest, Sept. 24, 2011

MT. PLEASANT RESULTS, CLASS 2A:
3rd Place Marching
Best Pit Crew Award

CENTRAL CABARRUS RESULTS, CLASS 2A:
1st Place Drum Major
3rd Place Visual Performance
 

Spartan Sound Band Camp 2011
PREVIEW Performance Sept. 17, 2011