JCHS Gladiator Marching Band
The Johns Creek Gladiator Marching Band is an extracurricular activity that performs at football games, local, regional, and national competitions, pep-rallies, parades, and other scholastic events throughout the year.
Each year the band performs a show based on a concept that brings together music, dance, visual arts, and theatrics.
Marching band is made up of following performing sections:
Drum Majors are part of the band leadership and are responsible for knowing the music and are positioned on the field in areas to assist band members in keeping time.
Sections Leaders are part of the band leadership responsible for assisting with practices in their respective sections.
Front Ensemble includes performers who play stationary instruments such as marimbas, vibraphones, rack mounted drums, keyboards, bass, guitar and more.
Battery includes percussion performers who march on the field with instruments such as bass drum, snare drum, tenor drums, and cymbals.
Woodwinds are marching performers that play instruments such as saxophone, clarinet, and piccolo.
Brass are marching performers that play instruments such as contra tuba, mellophone, trombone, trumpet, and baritone.
Colorguard incorporates dancing, flag tossing, twirling, and other theatrics that interpret the music and tell the story of the show.
Marching Band students begin practicing their show during a 2 week mandatory summer camp in July. The show continues to be developed throughout the season. Practices are usually 2-3 times a week and are mandatory.
2020 Gladiator Marching Band
Johns Creek Gladiator Band
Marching Band Leadership 2020
Sydney Evans - Chief Officer
Additional Operations TBA