December 2018 News

We’re right in the middle of the holiday season and we have some exciting events coming up that we hope you can attend!

  • Sunday, December 2nd: The Lebanon Band is marching in the Lebanon Christmas Parade. The parade begins at 2PM at the old high school and then will come through the square before heading down West Main Street and ending at the Cedar Crest Shopping Center (Big Lots / D.T. McCall’s).
  • Friday, December 7th: The Lebanon Concert Band will perform in a Holiday Concert also featuring the Lebanon Choirs. The concert is in the LHS Auditorium and begins at 6:30PM.
  • Friday, December 14th: Our jazz band, percussion ensemble and brass quintet will all perform along with the other groups in the LHS Fine Arts Department at our Night of the Arts. This concert is in the LHS Auditorium and begins at 6:30PM.

Don’t forget to click here and check out our calendar which is filled with holiday concerts from our area schools and organizations! Some of the upcoming events listed there include:

  • Thursday, December 6th: Winfree-Bryant Christmas Concert at 6PM
  • Monday, December 10th: Cedar Creek Community Band Christmas Concert at 7PM at the old Lebanon High School Auditorium
  • Tuesday, December 11th: Walter J. Baird Band and Choir Christmas Concert at 6:30PM

Please like our Facebook page to see pictures and videos from the performances and to receive frequent updates about upcoming events involving the Lebanon Band, LHS Fine Arts and other area band programs.

Parents and students should still review the wiki for detailed rehearsal and performance information.

Thank you for supporting the Lebanon Band in 2018. We hope that you have a wonderful December and please come back here in January to see what we have planned for 2019! 

November 2018 News

The Lebanon Band ended the marching season on October 27th with a superior rating at the Contest of Champions. We are very proud of our students and are so thankful for all of the directors, staff, parents, students and alumni who worked so hard to make this season a reality.

Updates here will slow down a bit in the off-season. Please like our Facebook page to see pictures and videos from the performances and to receive frequent updates about upcoming events involving the Lebanon Band, LHS Fine Arts and other area band programs.

Here is a list of upcoming events involving our program. Please come out and support your Lebanon Band!

  • Friday, November 2nd: Away football at Blackman High School. The pep band will be performing. Come out and cheer on Blue Devil football! Kickoff is at 7PM.
  • Saturday, November 10th: Veteran’s Day Parade! The parade begins at the Lebanon-Wilson County Public Library at 10:15am and ends at Veterans Plaza on East Main Street.
  • Sunday, November 11th: The Lebanon Band Wind Ensemble will present our annual Veteran’s Day Concert at 3PM in the LHS Auditorium.

Also, we’ve added a new calendar here on the website which will show you not only events happening here with the Lebanon Band but also other events put on by the LHS Fine Arts Department and the band programs at other local area schools that we hear about.

Click here to check out that page! Parents and students should still review the wiki for detailed rehearsal and performance information.

News for the week of 10/22/2018

It’s the final week of the competitive marching season for us here at Lebanon High School!

Before we get to our final contest, we have one last home football game on Friday, October 26th which also happens to be senior night and 8th grade night. Come out and be a part of all of the festivities and cheer on Blue Devil Football as they take on Rossview. Game time is 6:59pm.

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Our final competition is the Contest of Champions at MTSU on Saturday, October 27th. Our prelim performance time is 11:10AM. We hope to see you there!

News for the week of 10/15/2018

We had great results from MCI, placing sixth in finals! We are so thankful for our students, directors and all who volunteered on Saturday.

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(BREAKING NEWS! The football game this week has been moved to Thursday, October 18th due to the rain in the forecast for Friday night!)

This is week two of fall break so we will rest up until Thursday’s home game against Wilson Central. Game time is 6:59PM. Come out and support Blue Devil Football and your Lebanon Band!

Parents and students – refer to the wiki for rehearsal and performance details and to sign up to volunteer as part of the pit crew and prop helpers. Also, like our Facebook page to see pictures and videos from the performances!

News for the week of 10/8/2018

Our 2018 Blue Devil Invitational was a huge success. Special thanks to our sponsors and vendors for their support of BDI and the Lebanon Band program. To our amazing students, directors, administrators, parents and volunteers, a simple thank you seems insufficient for all of your hard work. You all go above and beyond, rain or shine, day after day. We are truly blessed. And to all of the bands that came out to support our contest, we are so grateful for each and every one of you. We hope to see you all back in 2019!

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Onward!

We have no football game this week but we do compete at McGavock High School in the Music City Invitational on Saturday, October 13th. Our prelim performance time is 1PM. Please come out and cheer on your Lebanon Band!

Parents and students – refer to the wiki for rehearsal and performance details and to sign up to volunteer as part of the pit crew and prop helpers. Also, like our Facebook page to see pictures and videos from the performances!

News for the week of 10/1/2018

Click here for the Blue Devil Invitational schedule!

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Friday, October 5th: Homecoming! We play Coffee County. Come out early – by 6PM – to see the pre-game festivities. Game time is 6:59PM.

Saturday, October 6th: The Blue Devil Invitational begins at 3PM.

Parents and students – refer to the wiki for rehearsal and performance details. Also, like our Facebook page to see pictures from the performances!

News for the week of 9/24/2018

Click here for the Blue Devil Invitational schedule!

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After a very rainy weekend, we’re looking forward to this week. We’re hoping the rain is gone before our home game Friday night, 9/28 versus Station Camp. The rest of our regular season football schedule is at home so we hope you will come out to each game at 6:59PM each Friday night (except for October 12th – no game that night) to cheer on Blue Devil Football and the Lebanon Band.

There is no competition this week but we do have the Blue Devil Invitational coming up on Saturday, October 6th. More details will be posted here as soon as I have them.

Parents and students – refer to the wiki for rehearsal and performance details. Also, like our Facebook page to see pictures from the performances!

News for the week of 9/17/2018

Results from the Hendersonville Golden Invitational: Fourth-place band overall; third-place color guard overall; second-place percussion overall! We’re so proud of our band and send out a huge thank you to all of the staff, parents, volunteers and our directors for making all of this possible!

Parents and students – refer to the wiki for rehearsal and performance details. Also, like our Facebook page to see pictures from the performances!

Friday, September 21st: The band will travel to Antioch High School and will march at halftime of the Lebanon vs. Antioch game. Let’s cheer on Blue Devil Football and the band! Game time is 6:59PM at Antioch High School.

Saturday, September 22nd: We compete at our second contest of the season, the Station Camp Marching Invitational at Station Camp High School. Your Lebanon Band will perform in competition at 7:30PM. Please come out and support the band!

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News for the week of 9/10/2018

Parents and students – refer to the wiki for rehearsal and performance details.

Also, like our Facebook page to see pictures from the performances!

Friday, September 14th: The band will travel to Hendersonville and will march at halftime of the Lebanon vs. Hendersonville game. Come out and cheer on the team and the band! Game time is 7PM at Hendersonville High School.

Saturday, September 15th: We head right back to Hendersonville High School where the  band will begin the competitive season at the 30th Annual Hendersonville Golden Invitational. Your Lebanon Band will perform in competition at 7PM. Please come out and cheer on the band!

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News for the week of 8/27/2018

2-0! Blue Devil Football is 2-0!

Another victory this past Friday night and another great performance by your Lebanon band.

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Also, the band marched at the Closing Parade of the Wilson County Fair on the day which set a record for one-day attendance with almost 137,000 people!

If you are have not liked us on Facebook, now is the time to do so by clicking here. Pictures from the game and the closing parade are posted there.

Parents and students – refer to the wiki for rehearsal and performance details!

Thursday, August 30th: The band will march at halftime of the Wilson County Blue Devils football game. This will be at the old LHS / current Cumberland University football stadium.

Friday, August 31st: Your Lebanon Band travels to Mt. Juliet for the football conference opener. Come out and cheer on the team and catch another great performance by the band!

News for the week of 8/20/2018

The season has begun! Your Lebanon Band performed at halftime in Trousdale County last Friday night and the football team scored Lebanon’s first victory over the Yellow Jackets since 1967!

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If you are have not liked us on Facebook, now is the time to do so by clicking here. Pictures from the game are posted there.

Parents and students – refer to the wiki for rehearsal times this week.

Friday, August 24th: It’s our first home football game and your Lebanon Band will perform pre-game and at halftime! The game starts at 7PM. (Parents and students – check the wiki to sign up to work in pit crew and the concession stand!)

Saturday, August 25th: Your Lebanon Band performs at the Wilson County Fair in the fair closing parade! Details will be added here when available.

News for the week of 8/6/2018

Parents and students – refer to the wiki for rehearsal times this week.

Friday, August 10th: Football Jamboree vs. Cookeville at the LHS Stadium. Your Lebanon Band Drum Line will perform during pre-game! The game starts at 6PM. (Parents and students – check the wiki to sign up to work the concession stand.)

Saturday, August 11th: After Saturday’s rehearsal, there will be an exclusive performance for parents and family at 6PM followed by a dinner. (More details to come on the wiki.)

Website Updates: Click on Fundraising in the menu above (or here!) to see the different ways individuals and businesses can support your Lebanon Band!

News for the week of 7/30/2018

  • Monday 7/30 – Evening Rehearsal (Parents and students: see wiki for details!)
  • Tuesday 7/30 – Evening Rehearsal (Parents and students: see wiki for details!) and Band Booster Meeting at 6PM in the band room
  • Wednesday 7/31 – First day of school!
  • Thursday 8/1 – Afternoon Rehearsal (Parents and students: see wiki for details!)

LHS Band 2018 season begins: Band camp and car show

Parents! Always use the wiki to find out the latest, detailed information about what is going on with the band program. There is a link at the top right of this page. If you do not have access, please reach out to Mr. Channell. This website is aimed more at the public and alumni and will provide a broader overview of what the band is doing each week.

Schedule through July 21st:

  • July 11th-13th: Band Camp! (Parents and students: see wiki for details!)
  • July 16-20th: Band Camp! (Parents and students: see wiki for details!)
  • July 21st: Blue Devil Show-N’-Shine Benefit Car Show and Silent Auction at Lebanon High School with proceeds supporting the LHS band.carshow

News for Summer Break 2018

Updated May 30, 2018

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We’re so proud of our Class of 2018 graduates. Although they are on to new things, they will always be a part of our legacy here in the Lebanon band program.

Over the next few weeks, we won’t have weekly news updates here on the page. However, we will continue to work on our website so there will be new features and more information added as we slowly build toward revealing the finished product. We’re very excited about this new site and how it will be used to keep everyone up to date on what is happening with our program so please continue to visit the page and see our progress.

Also, stay in touch with us at our Facebook page. Click here to visit the page and like our page to be notified of updates!

We do have an upcoming event to let you know about. On Friday, June 8th 2018, the Nashville Symphony will be performing on the lawn (weather-permitting) at Cumberland University. Before they play, members of our Lebanon Choir will be performing. Click here for more information.

Finally – band directors can now register for the 2018 Blue Devil Invitiational by clicking this link. BDI 2018 will be held on Saturday, October 6, 2018.

Have a wonderful summer break! Band camp begins on Wednesday, July 11th!