Our Bands

2018 Marching Band

Marching Panther Band - Tabitha Smith, Director

The Marching Panther Band is a dancing band similar in style to the Ohio University Marching 110.  Band camp and practices are extremely demanding and physical.  Students must be physically prepared for the demands of the LM style of marching band. The Marching Panther Band will learn and perform several different shows in a season which require learning many field drills and memorizing 15 to 20 songs.

Band Camp:
Band camp begins in July of each year.
Lunch Provided by the Band Boosters 

Regular practice:
2 days/week:  Tuesdays & Thursdays, 6:00-8:00 pm.

Performances:

  • Begin in August.
  • All home and away football games. - Friday nights.
  • Parades - St. Patrick's Day (Cincinnati), Reds Opening Day (Cincinnati), Morrow Memorial Day Parade
  • Band Festivals
  • College Band Days
  • Other Misc Events
  • Trip every 4 years 

Uniforms:

  • Summer Uniform - shorts and shirt
  • Formal Band Uniform
  • Band Shoes
  • Black Band T-shirt
  • Black Band Jacket (optional)
 
Friday Night Bonfires:
 
Senior band member's families host bonfires after each home football game.  These are open to all Marching Panther Band members and their families.


 
Marching Band is a considered a class.  
All practices occur after school. Participating in concert/symphonic band is a requirement of Marching Band.
 

Mandatory Parent/Guardian Meeting in Spring - Typical discussion items include marching band fee structure, summer uniform sizing, and an introduction to the Little Miami Band Boosters organization, which outlines who they are, what they do, and what volunteer opportunities are available.