Mattress Fundraiser August 24th

Posted: August 20, 2019 in Uncategorized

Do you need a mattress or know someone who does?  Each year, one in ten people buy a mattress, please come out Saturday August 24 to the Max Evans Gym between 10:00 am – 5:00 pm for a unique fundraiser to benefit the Strafford Bands and Choirs.  See you there, bring your friends and families for huge savings and high quality products.


Spring Concert May 7th

Posted: May 2, 2019 in Uncategorized

There has been a slight change in performance times for the Spring Concert May 7.  The Middle School Choir Concert will begin at 6:30 pm.  The All Bands Concert will begin at 7:30 pm.  All performances are free and open to the public, please invite your friends and families for an evening of great music.

Uniform: Full Uniform (Coat, Bibs, Santa Hat, Marching Shoes, BLACK Socks, and Gloves.)
9:30 AM ~ Arrive at school in FULL uniform
9:40 AM ~ Warm-up
10:00 AM ~ Strafford Parade Begins
11:00 AM ~ Eat Pizza at the Band Room (Please bring $3)
12:00 PM ~ Load Trailer
12:45 PM~ Depart for Springfield
2:00 PM ~ Springfield Parade Begins
3:30 PM ~ Load / Depart
4:15 PM ~ Return to SHS

Early Rehearsal 11/12

Posted: November 11, 2018 in Uncategorized

We have Early Rehearsal Monday 11/12 at 7:00 am for the Veterans Assembly. Please be ready to start at 7. We will be in full uniform for the Assembly.

McMusic Night

Posted: October 24, 2018 in Uncategorized

Come support the Strafford Music Department Thursday 10/25/18 from 4-8 pm at the Strafford McDonald’s.

Uniform: Full Uniform (Coat, Bibs, Helmet / Plume, Marching Shoes, BLACK Socks, and Gloves.)

6:00 AM ~ Load Trailer and Bus

6:30 AM ~ Depart for Odessa High School

9:00 AM ~ Change into uniform

10:15 AM ~ Parade Line Up

10:47 AM ~ Parade Step Off

11:57 AM ~ Indoor Guard Competition Warm-up

12:19 PM ~ Indoor Guard Performance

12:00 PM ~ Lunch Provided by the Music Boosters

1:10 PM ~ Field Show Warm-up

2:00 PM ~ Field Performance

6:00 PM ~ Load the Bus and head to Independence Center

6:45 PM ~ Arrive at Independence for dinner and leisure

8:15 PM ~ Depart for Strafford

11:30 PM ~ Arrive at Strafford

Items to remember: Instrument / Equipment/ Uniform /Meal Money or Spending Money for the Mall / Snacks

Keep in mind that we are representing our community, school, and our music program.  Carry yourselves with Pride and Respect at all times.

Emergency Contact #:  417-380-2617

6:00 AM ~ Load Trailer and Bus

6:30 AM ~ Depart for Reeds Spring

7:30 AM ~ Unload

8:00 AM ~ Move to 1st Warm-up Area

8:25 AM ~ Move to 2nd Warm-up Area

8:45 AM ~ Prelims Performance

11:00 PM ~ Lunch provided by Boosters

11:25 PM ~ Critique

1:00 PM ~ Watch other Bands

3:30 PM ~ Prelims Awards

4:30 PM ~ Load the Bus / Depart for Strafford or Prepare for Finals (Possible Food Stop on the way home)

6:30 PM ~ Arrive @ SHS or Finals Begin

9:30 PM ~ Finals Awards

11:00 PM ~ Arrive at Strafford if we make Finals