Don't Let Our Kids March Naked!

We are in DESPERATE need of uniforms.  The uniforms are over 15 years old (the age of our current Freshmen) and we do not have enough uniforms to outfit the marching band for the 2016 season.  At this point, our award winning band will have to march in jeans and polos.  


Unfortunately, funding for performing arts programs is a challenge for many public schools and maintaining excellence with limited resources is tough.  All funds to replace the uniforms must be raised by the Band Boosters.   There is NO state or district funding allotted for uniforms.  


The Band Boosters run many different fundraisers throughout the year to simply cover operating costs and scholarships for students in need.  All marching band members are also responsible for participation fees each year.  The costs associated with running a large band program are daunting.


We plan to provide even more students with the opportunity to play, march, and learn in 2016.  The 2015 SFHS Marching Band was 135 members strong grades 9-12 and we anticipate our largest ever Freshman class in 2016.  While these new students make us very happy, this poses several challenges for our music program.  

8th Grade Night

The success of any organization is dependent upon the spirit, pride, leadership, teamwork, dedication, and cooperation of its members. The South Forsyth High School Bands (War Eagle Marching Band, Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, Indoor Percussion Ensemble, Jazz Band, and Color Guard) is a successful organization focused on cultivating the love of music.  Our students are a stellar group of talented musicians ready to take their performance to the next level. 

2014 - 2015 Marching Band Highlights

The band has won many awards and accolades including recently taking First Place at the 2015 US Bands Georgia Regional Championship and crowned
Grand Champions of the 2014 Greater Atlanta Marching Festival.  They were selected to march in the 2015 National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade in Washington, DC. in addition to the 2015 Children’s Health Care of Atlanta Christmas Parade.  44 students were selected for the District Honor Band and 9 students were selected for All-State Band this year. The band program also provides service to the community for many events, parades, and ceremonies.

Freshman Class 2015

We appreciate you visiting our GoFundMe site to learn more about the SFHS Bands.  As a friend of the band, all donations are tax-deductible and "Friends Don't Let Friends March Naked!"  We thank you for your support!  

SFHS Band Boosters is a registered 501(c)(3) and all donations are tax deductible.

Donations

  • Wilda Lunsford 
    • 100 $ 
    • 54 mos
  • Paul Garrett 
    • 100 $ 
    • 54 mos
  • Trish Boone 
    • 250 $ 
    • 61 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • 100 $ 
    • 61 mos
  • The Lipinski Family 
    • 250 $ 
    • 61 mos
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Organizer

Lissa White Pijanowski 
Organizer
Cumming, GA
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