• Bellefonte Area High School Marching Band

    The BAHS Marching Band is an extracurricular ensemble consisting of woodwinds, brass, percussion, and Band Front (majorettes, dance team, and silks). You can register for Marching Band via our Google Form. Information about 2021 Band Front and Drumline auditions can be found by clicking that tab in the sidebar.

    The Marching Band Health & Safety Plan is viewable here: 2020 Marching Band Health & Safety Plan (these are also the guidelines we will be following for the 2021 season)

    When school begins, Marching Band rehearses on Tuesdays/Thursdays from 6:30-8pm.

    The theme for the 2021 Field Show is GONNA TAKE YOU THERE, featuring music from and inspired by New Orleans jazz! Click the link to see a video of one of our performances of the 2018 Field Show, The Might of Rome and the 2019 Field Show, Fantastic Fantasy

    Please see the links on the side for information about our Marching Band Staff and Band Camp, and visit the Performing Arts Department Calendar for information on rehearsal and performance times.

    To join the Marching Band 2020 class on the REMIND app, please text the code @bahsmb2021 to the number 81010. This is what we use to communicate throughout the season! (Please download the app for easiest communication.)

    If you are ever unable to make it to a rehearsal, please fill out the Marching Band Online Absence Form.

    Summer 2021 Schedule

    We want to make sure the students will be as safe as possible! Please be aware that due to COVID-19 these can change quickly. All rehearsals will be taking place outside and the staff will ensure that social distancing protocols are followed. Masks are required by students and staff. Specific dates are:

    • June 7-9 - Mini-Band Camp, 8-12pm
    • June-July - Tuesday rehearsals 6:30-8:30pm as scheduled by instructors
    • August 2-6 - Band Camp
      • August 2-6 - Rehearsal 8-12pm (recorded video performance and photos on August 6)
      • August 3, 5 - Rehearsal, 6:30-8:30pm
      • August 6 - Tentative Performance Night (will make the call by Thursday evening)
    • August 10, 12, 17 - Rehearsals 6:30-8:30pm
    • August 27 - Rehearsal 1-3pm (day of first football game)

    Parent Volunteers

    If you are a district-approved volunteer and are interested in signing up to help with Marching Band activities (van driver, bus chaperone, helper in the stands for home games) this fall, please fill out this form. To find out more information on becoming a Performing Arts Volunteer, please visit this link.


    BAHS Marching Band 2018

    (Photo by Dale Manning)