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Marching Band Information

A letter is going home with students this week with the following information for marching band including; the show, camp schedule, performance schedule, camp needs and contact information. This is the same information received in March, with some more details.

2022 Marching Show Info

Show Title: “Ringmaster”

Concept: The Wildcat Pride Band’s “Ringmaster” will take our audience on a journey to a circus to include humor, amazing talents, circus acts, and more.

Music Selections:

  • “The Show Must Go On” by Queen

  • “The Breakfast Machine” from Pee Wee’s Big Adventure

  • “Circus” by Britney Spears

  • “Tritsch Tratsch Polka” by Strauss Jr.

  • “Flying Trapeze” Folk Song by George Leybourne

  • “Light Cavalry Overture” by Franz Von Suppe

  • “Dance of the Hours” from La Gioconda

2022 Band Camp Schedule

(All sessions are mandatory and @ the High School)

July 27-29 (Wed to Fri) - 9:00am to 4:30pm

  • Leadership / Percussion / Color Guard

Aug 1 (Mon) - 8:00am to 5:00pm - Freshman Orientation

  • Freshman/Leadership/Percussion/Color Guard


“Full Wildcat Pride Band Camp”

Aug 2-5 (Tues to Fri) - 7:00am to 4:00pm

Aug 8 (Mon) - 7:00am to 4:00pm

Aug 9 (Tues) - 7:00am to 7:00pm

Aug 10 (Wed) - 7:00am to 4:00pm

Aug 11 (Thurs) - 7:00am to 7:00pm

Aug 12 (Fri) - 7:00am to 4:00pm

Aug 15, 16, 18 (Mon, Tues, Thurs) - 5:30pm to 7:30pm


August 19th Parent Preview Performance

First performance of our show for All Family and Friends!

Students Report - TBA Performance Begins - 6:00

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Practice Schedule

  • Regular Practice Schedule - 7:00 am through 1st Hour

  • Sectionals - Will be scheduled by each section during band camp. These will occur once a week after school.

Performance Schedule

Football Games - Students report @ 5:00pm

August 26th

Sept 9th

Sept 30th - “Homecoming”


Competitions - All Day/Night Events… Times TBA

Sept 17th - CJ Marching Festival - @ Carl Junction HS

Oct 1st - Valhalla Marching Festival - @ Parkview HS (Springfield, MO)

Oct 8th - Renegade Review - @ Union HS (Tulsa, Oklahoma)

Oct 14th to 15th - @ BOA Dallas Regional (Dallas, Texas)

Other Performances

Sept 29th - Time TBA - Homecoming Parade

Oct 22nd - 3:00pm - Final Performance Run - @ Neosho HS Stadium

December TBA - Goodman Christmas Parade

December TBA - Neosho Christmas Parade

Camp Related Information

Needed Supplies (Email directors if needing assistance with items below)

  • Sunscreen

  • Water Bottle (Bigger the better please! Half gallon or bigger) - we will have a custom band 30oz option available for $25

  • Athletic Attire (No hot clothes!!! - We want to avoid overheating)

  • Tennis Shoes (Athletic style shoes… no open toed footwear!)

  • 3 Ring Binder (any color is fine) w/ sheet protectors

  • Flip Folder

  • Mechanical Pencil

  • Instrument and accessories (unless school is providing)

  • Color Guard only: Guard Gloves, equipment bag, and rifle

  • Money for food or packed lunch - For full day camp dates only!

Other Considerations for Students

  • Stay hydrated and eat appropriate meals.

  • Carpooling is okay under parent consideration and approval.

  • For extra help during camp, ask student leadership or directors! We would love to be of assistance!

  • Communication is the only way to help make any situation go smoothly, so please keep in contact with us and help the Directors make this the best season possible!

Social Media & Contact Info

Band Website (also contains yearly calendar)

Band Facebook

Neosho Wildcat Band

Band Remind

To: 81010

For band students text: @chinup

For band parents text: @NeoshoHSbp

Please reply with your name. If a parent then also “parent of ‘student name’”


Mr. Duffield - - Director of Bands

Charms - Login: parents / students / members

NeoshoHSband is the login

Student ID# is the password

Band Fee

  • $100 per year - Goes towards supplementing costs for the season to include hotels, shirts, food, etc.

  • Check Charms (Login above) for details on your account.


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