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CHS Band Boosters

We're a nonprofit, 501(c)3 organization of volunteers. We have a governing board but rely on parents to fuel the work. We raise money and host events to support band students and help cover program costs throughout the year.


Our goal: To make sure that practical and logistical challenges don't prevent the band from achieving its best and having fun while doing so.

Band Boosters: What We Do


Annual Events

The band program hosts several events to foster community and raise funds. These include:

  • Cavalcade - a marching band competition that we host in the fall

  • Band on the Run - a 5K race in the spring

  • Potlucks, pool parties, and competition trips

Volunteer Roles & Committees

Band parents supplement the leadership and organize volunteers. Committees include:

  • Chaperone - supervise trips

  • Hospitality - Supply food and drink at events

  • Equipment - transport instruments, etc.

  • Community Outreach & Sponsorships - raise money 

  • Social Media & Web - raise awareness

We also need volunteers to:

  • Fit, distribute, organize and arrange cleaning of Marching Band and Concert Band uniforms.

  • Lead events

  • Sell tickets

  • Direct traffic

... and more.

Band Boosters Board: Who We Are

2022-2023 Band Boosters Board

Damon Pettitt, President - leads equipment committee
E.D. Rambo, Vice President
Tracy MacDonald, Secretary - leads hospitality committee

Anne Ernst, Treasurer

Adie Pettitt, At Large - leads chaperone committee

Kendal Crusse, At Large

Amy-Sarah Marshall, At Large - leads fundraising committee

Attend a Meeting

We encourage parents to attend. We welcome your feedback, questions, opinions, ideas, and input! Time and place to find us:

  • Second Wednesday of the month 

  • 6:30 pm

  • CHS band room or via Zoom


Contact Us

Learn how to donate, get involved, attend a meeting, etc.:

Email the board or just the treasurer 

What We Support 

Band includes:

  • Marching Band – August-November 

    • Summer Band Camp

    • Home Football Games

    • Marching Band Competitions around the state

    • Drum Major and Color Guard Camps

    • VBODA Marching Assessment participation


  • Winter Guard/Drum Line - November-April

    • Regional Competitions


  • Jazz Band - October-May

    • All-State Jazz Assessment

  • Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band - October-May

    • Fall/Winter and Spring Concerts

    • Pit Orchestra for Spring Musical

    • Senior Regional Orchestra

    • VBODA All-State Concert Assessment



Costs can run high. We help cover:

  • Instrument maintenance

  • Competition fees

  • Purchase of the music and marching drill for marching show 

  • Equipment

  • Additional marching band and winter guard staff

  • Transportation

  • Band camp activities

  • New uniforms and cleaning 

  • Instrument purchases and repairs 

  • Food and drink

  • Insurance fees

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