Welcome to the Queen Anne's County High School Band Web page,
the home of the Lions and the Pride of the Eastern Shore.  Please peruse our site for information on the bands, upcoming events, and ways in which you can support the students and help them to succeed.

Upcoming Events

 

  • November 29 - Winter Concert
  • December 6 - Band Booster Meeting
  • December 7 - Centreville Christmas Parade
  • January 26 - All Shore Band Auditions @ Mardela MS/HS
  • February 20 - 21 - District Solo and Ensmble @ N. Caroline H.S.
  • March 13 - District Band Festival @ WiHi
  • April 5 - 6 - All Shore Band Rehearsals and Concert @ QACHS
  • April 25 - 28 - Festivals of Music @ Norfolk / Williamsburg, VA
  • May 2 - Spring Concert
  • May 7 - 16th Annual QACHS Night of Jazz
  • May 30 - 2018 QACHS Commencement Ceremony

 

 

Announcements
 
  • The Next Band Booster Meeting will held on December 6th at 7:00PM in the Band Room.  Please come out and find out what is happening within the Band Program and learn how you can be involved in helping make this year a great success.  We are also still seeking nomiations for the Board Elections to be held in January.

Click here for the November Meeting Minutes

 

Recent Band News

 

  • The 2018 - 2019 Marching Lions Band held their 2018 Band Camp on July 23 - 27 and July 30 - August 3, from 8AM-5PM at the High School.  During the two weeks, they worked on the Music and Drill for the 2018 field show, "A Brave New World".

  • On September 15th, the Marching Lions Band traveled to Middletown High School’s Cavalier Stadium in Middletown, DE for their first competition of the season. After another week of very hard work and putting more of the show on the field, the band started their season with a score of 74.9.

  • On September 22nd, the Marching Lions Band attended their second competition that was held at home. With a week of working to finish putting the rest of the show on the field, the kids showed that hard work in their performance that earned them an increase in their score of 4.15 points for a score of 79.05.

  • On September 29th, the Marching Lions Band was to attend their third competition of the season at Elkton High School.  However, after the amount of rain that they received this week and having had two home football games played on the field, it was decided that the condition of the field would be unsafe to march on.  As a result the Elkton HS T.O.B. was cancelled.

  • On October 6th, the  Marching Lions Band was finally able to attend their third competition of the season after having a week off due to the Elkton HS competition being cancelled.  They attended the competition that was hosted at Appoquinimnk High School, in Middletown, DE.  After getting to put in a great week's worth of work on cleaning various aspects of the show, the kids showed off that hard work in their performance that earned them an increase in their score of 2.6 points over two weeks ago, for a score of 81.65 earning them a 3rd Place finish.

  • On October 13th, the Marching Lions Band gave another outstanding performance at the Parkside High School Delmarvacade of Bands. This was their 4th and final regular season competition of the season. After another week of hard work on detailing various parts of the show, the kids gave a performance that earned them another increase in score by 3.25 points for score of 84.9.

  • On October 16th, the Combined Concert Band (Symphonic and Concert), along with the Concert Choir and some of the Dance Classes presented their Annual Pops Concert, "A Night at the Movies".  All three disciplines gave great performances to a large crowd that was in attendance.

  • On October 19th, the Marching Lions Band had a very busy day as they prepared for their Regional Championships that were to be held on October 20th, as well as prepare for the QACHS Homecoming Parade, Mass Band Pre-Game, and Half Time performance.  They helped bring the Homecoming Parade to a close as they marched from Kennard Elementary School performing "The Pink Panther" as well as "The QACHS Fight Song".  During their Pre-Game performance with the Sudlersville and Centreville Middle School Marching Bands, they performed a special arrangement of "America the Beautiful" before playing the National Anthem.  During their half-time performance, they presented their 2018 production of "A Brave New World" to the home crowd for the very first time.  Among the excitement of hearing all that the band played throughout the evening, there was also a positive buzz about how well the band looked in the new uniforms and marching behind the new parade banner during the parade as well.

  • On October 20th, Marching Lions Band gave their best performance of the season at the T.O.B. Chapter 9 Championships that brought their regular competition season to a close. With this they earned a score of 87.8, earning them a third place finish out of three bands as a Group 2 Open.  This score is an improvement of 12.9 points across 5 weeks.  Along with this accomplishment, they also brought home the awards for 3rd Place Music, 3rd Place Visual, 3rd Place Percussion, 3rd Place Auxiliary (Color Guard), and 3rd Place Drum Major.

  • On October 28th, the Marching Lions Band competed in their final completion of the season at the Tournament of Bands Group 2 Open Atlantic Coast Championship held in Hershey, Pennsylvania. The band had to qualify for this competition last week, and did so at number 15. After giving a great final performance, they improved their rank from number 15 going in to placing number 14 with a score of 87.05.

  • On November 10th, the Marching Lions Band traveled to WJZ TV13 studios to support the QACHS It's Academic Team during their game show taping.  The Band was especially proud to be supporing one of the members of the team who is also a member of the QACHS Symphonic Band.  It was a very fun experience for all.

 
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