Marching Band Fees
2023-2024 Uniform Purchase and Care
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Winds and Percussion - $95 (NEW marchers ONLY)
$15 for returning GFHS marchers
Students Pay For
Marching Uniform (shoes and 2-pairs of gloves)
GFHS Apparel (warmups – t-shirt, shorts)
Color Guard - $85
Students Pay For
Guard Specific Uniform (gloves and shoes)
GFHS Apparel (warmups – t-shirt, shorts
This is an "everything included" amount with the exception of instrument rental for those using school-owned instruments .
The Uniform Purchase and Care cost for marching band include uniform rental and maintenance fees, Warm up attire, 2 pairs of gloves, shoes, and drill supplies,
The costs for Instrument Rental (details below) are not included in the band member fee.
**Any band family in need of an amended payment schedule or payment assistance should contact the Director of Bands to arrange a confidential meeting to discuss available options. This meeting should be arranged by the parent or guardian. Student attendance at this meeting is not required.
Band Uniform Cleaning and Maintenance Fee
This fee is already included in the Uniform Purchase and Care described above and covers regular dry cleaning expenses as well as expenses for alterations and other required uniform maintenance. Damage to the uniform will be at the students expense.
Black “grip” gloves with rubberized dots on palm for secure grip of instrument. All winds will purchase 2 pairs of gloves. Additional gloves to replace those lost or soiled beyond use will be the responsibility of the student.
Color Guard Gloves
Black “grip” and padded gloves for secure grip of instrument and comfort. All Guard students will purchase 1 pair of gloves. Additional gloves to replace those lost or soiled beyond use will be the responsibility of the student.
Required for marching band music in the stands. All wind instrument players will also purchase a lyre (music folio holder) that attaches securely to their personal instrument for use in the stands.
Band and Color Guard Shoes
Approved black marching band shoes specifically designed for marching performance. Students will be fitted for the correct size during band camp. The cost of shoes is included in the Uniform Purchase and Care cost. Some, but not all, returning members will need to replace shoes.