Marching Band Parents 2021
All VOLUNTEERS must register as a Wake County school volunteer every year.
VOLUNTEER DRESS CODE: All volunteers should wear Khaki bottoms (pants, shorts, capris) and a black shirt (preferably Apex Band logo spirit-wear).
VOLUNTEER COMMITMENT: Please be prepared to pay your admission for football games ($7-$10) and competitions ($10-$15). If you sign up, please be sure to follow through with your commitment! IMPORTANT: If you sign up to volunteer, and you must cancel less than one week before event - please send an email to the committee chairperson:
TRUCK DRIVER VOLUNTEERS: To volunteer to drive a Penske truck carrying Marching Band equipment to and from the competitions - please e-mail the Transportation Chair: [email protected].
PIT CREW VOLUNTEERS: The “Pit” (aka Front Ensemble) is comprised of the stationary percussion instruments positioned along the front sidelines. These instruments include several types of large xylophones, bass drum, electric piano, and some miscellaneous cymbals and other hand-held percussion instruments. All items either have wheels or are light enough to be carried. The Pit Crew is a group responsible for getting the pit instruments and drum major podium from the Band Room, to the performance venue, and back to the Band Room. Generally, 6-9 Pit Crew members are needed for each football game or band competition. For more information about the Pit Crew Volunteers: https://docs.google.com/document/d/13amAdzVqYHXIEyvfYlXb5zWzCxjOYBXEEmy8sSWJDok/edit?usp=sharing
PROPS VOLUNTEERS: To sign up for Props you should have some experience with how they are assembled or make arrangements with the Props chair to get a tutorial on the props set up.
UNIFORM VOLUNTEERS: Includes assisting with uniform needs and ad hoc repairs during Football games and Competitions, includes pluming and depluming the hats (put feathers in).
If your committee has enough volunteers, please consider volunteering for a committee in need of people!!
Committee Specific questions should be addressed with the chairperson of the committee.
NO COMMITTEE OR SIGN-UP NEEDED: Come to the school before and after football games and competitions and help load and unload the trailers/trucks!! We can never have enough help loading and unloading uniform racks, pit equipment, props, etc.