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Marching Band

Marching Band Announcements

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Marching Band Payments
Deposits for marching band

  • Current 8th grade students will need to bring payment into the FHS main office.

  • Current 9th - 11th grade students will be invoiced through their myDSD account.

All other mandatory band fees for all students will be invoiced through the student's myDSD account.

Important Dates/Events

May 7-10: $250 Deposit Due 

May 18: Basic's Camp (All students)

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Are you new to marching band and want to learn more? This page is full of helpful information.  Just keep scrolling to learn more. 

Basic information about marching band:
Marching band officially starts in the spring with a few clinics to help our students learn the fundamentals of marching. In the summer we have regular practices, a few parades, and various camps. In the fall, we participate in home football games, continue to work on our competitive field show and participate in local competitions against bands from all over Utah. We wind up our season with a trip to St. George to compete at our state finals and a regional Bands of America competition which includes bands from anywhere in the United States. 

Who can be in marching band?
Marching band includes 9th-12th grade students who play instruments as well as students who choose to be in the color guard. We welcome both boys and girls to participate in color experience necessary. To learn more about color guard please visit our Color Guard Page.

Can I really get Fit for Life credit for participating in marching band? Yes! All 10th-12th grade students have the option to earn their Fit for Life credit when they participate in marching band. In order to earn Fit for Life credit you'll need to sign up for the class through the high school. You'll also need to complete some online work through Canvas and take two physical fitness tests. Please click here for a full explanation

Do you have a calendar with your practices and events? Yes we do! Scroll down the page to view blackout dates, competition dates, and a general outline of practices. View the Band Calendar for the most up to date information. 
Is marching band fun? Yes marching band is fun! Our marching band students work together and play together as they attend rehearsals, band socials, section parties, football games, competitions and more! This is where they'll make lasting friendships that will see them through high school and beyond. Our marching band placed 3rd in the state for 6A Open schools and 4th at the BOA regional competition in 2023...and that was a lot of fun too!

Can I see one of your slideshows or watch your field shows? Absolutely! Visit our Media Gallery page if you'd like to watch a fun slideshow that gives a recap of the season and a glimpse into what participating in a year of marching band is like. You can also see some of our past field shows on this page.

I still have a few more questions. Great! Please feel free to reach out to our band director, color guard director, or our band booster president (parent association). We'd love to talk with you!

Mr. Mangelson: Director of Bands,
Mrs. Barber: Director of Color Guard,
Marcie Hayes: Band Booster President,

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Important Forms and Links

Printable marching band contract              

All marching band students are required to have a physical in order to participate. 

This must be turned in 2 weeks before an expected absence.

Parents must sign this in order for students to rent a school instrument. 

Need to update your information, or find forms and music? Sign in to Charms. 

Volunteer to help with the band.

View schedules for marching band competitions, purchase tickets online, or view scores from past competitions. 

2024 Marching Band Blackout Dates           


Basics Camp

  • July 8th-12th (Don't let a conflict with the Basics Camp dates keep you from joining marching band. If you have a conflict please contact Mr. Mangelson.)

Band Camps​

  • July 15th - 19th 

  • July 29 - August 2nd 

Drill Learning/Cleaning Camps 

  • August 24th 

  • Sept 7th, 13th &14th 

Friends and Family Night

  • October 14 

Home Football Games

  • August 14 & 30

  • September 27 (Homecoming)

  • October 16

Competitions (Tentative Dates)                       

  • September 21 - Nebo Tournament of Bands, Payson High School

  • October 5 - Bridgerland, Utah State University

  • October 12 - Wasatch Invitational, Riverton High School

  • October 26 - Mount Timpanogos, American Fork High

  • November 2 - Davis Cup, Davis High School

  • November 8 - Red Rocks Utah State Championships, St. George

  • November 9 - Bands of America, St. George


Marching Band Rehearsal & Camp Information                       

See band calendar for dates and times.

Rookie Camp: For all NEW marchers and leadership.

Bring the following:

  • Water jug, half gallon size or bigger!!!

  • Sunscreen

  • Hat & Sunglasses

  • Snacks


Basics Camp: For Everyone

Bring the following:

  • Water Jug​

  • Sunscreen

  • Hat & Sunglasses

  • Snacks 


Weekly Sectionals and Rehearsals During the Summer: Attendance expected for those in town. 

Bring the following:

  • Water Jug​

  • Sunscreen

  • Hat & Sunglasses

Parade Camp: For Everyone

Bring the following:

  • Water Jug​

  • Sunscreen

  • Hat & Sunglasses

  • Snacks 


Parades: Farmington City Parade & Days of '47 

  • Wear summer uniform, short black socks, and marching shoes.

  • Wear sunscreen

  • You are allowed to wear sunglasses.​

Band Camp: Everyone Must Attend

Bring the following:

  • Water Jug​

  • Sunscreen

  • Hat & Sunglasses

  • Food will be provided


Drill Learning & Cleaning Camps: Everyone Must Attend

Bring the following:

  • Water Jug​

  • Sunscreen

  • Hat & Sunglasses

  • Lunch & Snacks 


Fall Rehearsal Schedule: Attendance is mandatory unless you have an excuse

  • Mondays and Thursdays, 3:15 pm – 6:00 pm

  • Wednesdays 5 pm – 9 pm

  • Football Games (home games only), 6:00 pm


Bring the following to all rehearsals:

  • Water Jug​

  • Sunscreen

  • Hat & Sunglasses

2024-2025 Student Leadership         


Section &

Squad Leaders

Trumpet- Logan Allen

Mellophone- Eva Frandsen

Baritones/Euphoniums- Jony Jolley

Sousaphones- Ethan Newman

Color Guard Co-Captains 

Lily Kenner
Bethany Mower
Kate McConkie 

Flute- Allani Bosen & Alyssa Horkley

Clarinet- Sam Oler

Saxophone/Low Reeds- Sam Sorensen

Battery- Deeken Farr 

Front Ensemble- Haydee Larsen 


Claire Norton

Hailey Bradley

Tyler Christensen

Drum Majors:

Director & Drum Major Assistants: Hailey Christensen & Kirin Colledge

Staff Field Assistants/Equipment Managers: Jordan Koford - Kimber Midget - Jacob Bleiweiss

Band Social/Activity Psych-Up Chair/Captains: 

Kaylee Dunleavy - Sienna Millburn - Sophie Toomb - Lorien Fowler

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