Amount Requested: $10,000 for Replacement of Drum Line Equipment
Mission: To carry out and fund activities which promote WHS band students learning and enjoyment of music.
Constituents Served: While only Waynesboro High School students are eligible to participate in the band program, the program itself reaches and serves the entire Augusta County area as the band participates in various events throughout the county. The band currently serves 65 students at WHS. In addition to band students, the band serves thousands of people with its participation in local and regional concerts, parades, charitable organization event performances, etc.
Program Overview: The current marching percussion equipment is well over 15 years old. We are currently seeking support for replacement of percussion equipment for the marching band which would include the following items:
Majestic 4.3-Octave Deluxe Series Marimba with Padauk Bars- $5,500.00
Zildjian K Constantinople Suspended- $578.00
Adams Symphonic Chimes 1.5 Octave with Endurance Field Frame- $4,000-$6,000
Wind Chimes- $200-$350
Slap Stick- $50
Replacement heads for drums $3,000
Orchestral Bells- $600-$1,000
Crash Cymbals- $200-$400
Concert Bass Drum- $1,000 to $2,000
We hope to have a new set of marching percussion by the opening of marching season in September 2016.
Current Operating Budget: $120
Program Budget: $13,000
Funding Already Committed for Program: $3,000