The Pride of La Salle Marching Band was a semi-finalist at the Band of America Grand Nationals in Indianapolis in 2011 and 2012.
The Wind Ensemble of the Pride of La Salle was rated Superior in Class A of the OMEA competition in 2013.
The Winter Guard of the Pride of La Salle was a semi-finalist at the Winter Guard Internationals World Competition in 2012.
The Pride of La Salle Marching Band was named Grand Champion at the AA MSBA Championships in 2012.
As new students start to decide on which school they will attend for high school please keep us in mind. Students attending La Salle, Mercy, McAuley, Ursuline as well as 8th graders are all eligible to participate in our fantastic program. If you haven’t please register your contact info under the “Recruitment” tab.
The Pride of La Salle is graduating 14 Seniors total and already have commitments from 14 students to participate in the band. Tell Mr. Fischer “I’m in!” today and reserve your spot in the award winning program.
The prelims start at 1 p.m. and the finals will begin at 7:45 p.m. Admission is $8 for prelim or final or $12 for combination ticket. More info at http://www.masonbands.com/pages/competition/default/1/
The itinerary for the day for band members will be:
8:00a.m. Report to La Salle
11:00 a.m. Load trailer/lunch Students should provide their own lunch/drink 12:30 p.m. Leave
1:15 p.m. Arrive Mason 2012 Invitational
3:15 p.m. Perform.
Load trailer/change out of uniform. Students should bring clothing suitable for the weather and snacks/money for the afternoon.
6:15 p.m. Preliminary Awards
Non Finalist Itinerary
The band will leave immediately following awards and return home approx 7:30.
Boosters will provide dinner.
Load trailer / change out of uniforms
10:00 p.m. Awards
11:30 p.m. Dismissal
Limited Parking will be available on La Salle property. Additional parking is available on the streets nearby the La Salle campus. Do not park on Edelbert.
Admission is $7 for adults; $3 for children under 12; Programs are $3. Band members will get their hand stamped, and a limited number of wrist bands will be allotted to the band staff. All others will need to pay at the gate.
The Band Boosters will have food and drink available for purchase at the field as well as in the cafeteria on the afternoon and evening of the invitational.
The Spirit Booth will be selling buttons, sunglasses as well as shout-outs to cheer on your favorite band member. You can also vote for your favorite band there for “Fan Favorite.”
District 14 Audition information has been posted at http://omea14.org/Honor-Band.html
All La Salle Band members are HIGHLY encouraged to audition. Please see Mr. Fischer if you need help putting together your audition music.
The Pride of La Salle band made their first big road trip this past weekend to compete in the Bands of America Louisville Regional. The members had a solid run which earned them 2nd place in their class.
It was a beautiful afternoon for watching bands and the many new members were very impressed with the quality of competition. The band would like to wish their congratulations to all the finalists at the regional – you were fantastically entertaining!
Our next competition will be on October 6th at La Salle high school where will perform in exhibition. Hope to see you there!!
Pride of La Salle Marching Band came in 1st among AA bands and 5th overall among 18 bands – including some much larger – at the 7th Annual Falcon Force Band Competition at Bishop Fenwick High School Saturday.
Besides winning the first place trophy in their class, the band also won Best Music, Best Visual, Best General Effect and Best Auxiliary (guard).
This is a Mid-States Band Association event and a great start to band competition season for a band of relatively young students.
The website has lots of information for the 2012 Marching Band season. Please click on the links below for the following information:
Advertising and sponsorship information for the La Salle Invitational.
Fundraising information about the Scripps program and how to sign up La Salle Band to receive your awards for your Kroger card.