NORTH PENN MUSIC AIDES

Welcome to Marching Band! If you’re new, you probably have a lot of questions. Here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.

  1. When does practice start for the season?
    New members usually start practicing the first week of June.
  2. What is the time commitment?
    During the season, practice is typically Mon, Tues and Wed 6:30-9pm. On Fridays, practice is at 3:30pm. On Football game nights, band members have dinner at the school and then perform in the stand during the game. Saturday practice times vary based on the competition schedule.
  3. Is there practice all summer long?
    Practices in the summer are every Tuesday from 6pm-9pm. There’s a mini-camp in June and band camp is the last 2 weeks before school begins. See what a Typical Summer Practice Schedule looks like.
  4. What do I bring to band camp every day?
    Download this list of Supplies Needed for Marching Band to get the lowdown.
  5. What color socks should I wear for competitions and football games?
    White knee length socks for competitions and blue knee length socks for football games.
  6. When do I need to pay my dues?
  7. What is the Blue Box used for and where is it?

Still have questions, send us an email and we’ll be happy to help.

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