Band room : (804) 378-2420 Extn 4127

James River Band

Good evening Regiment:

Please take a look at the schedule for this week and next week.  These are the two most busy weeks of the season.  We have a lot going please look at the schedule.  Nothing has changed, but it is slightly different.  Students, you need to be aware of the next two weeks!

8th Graders:

Please remember that on Thursdays, we talked about you all staying after until 5pm to catch up on the time that you missed.

Regiment Spirit Wear:

If you would like to order any last minute Regiment Spirit Wear, I have attached the form for you.  It also states how many of each size we have left.  If you have any questions, the email address is on the form for you!!

This Week's Schedule:

Mon. Sept 25:

  • Back to school night.  Percussion, Woodwinds and Brass need to report to the school by 5:45pm for our performance.
  • We will NOT rehearse after school today.
  • Students need to wear their show shirt and we perform in the Theater for all the parents!
  • Students will be done by 6:30pm

Tues. Sept. 26:

  • Guard rehearsal 2:15-5pm
  • Percussion rehearsal 6-8:30pm

Wed. Sept 27:

Thurs. Sept. 28:

  • Regiment rehearsal 2:15-4:30pm

Fri. Sept. 29:

  • Rehearsal 2pm-3:30pm
  • Students report back by 5:45pm for game (15 min earlier than normal because we were late this week)


  • Students will report to JRHS no later than 11am  (Brass to report at 10:30am to polish instruments)
  • The Regiment will rehearse from 11am-1pm  (I would like ALL Pit Crew members to report to the school by 12:30 so that you can do the run thru with the band.  We will be down at the stadium for rehearsal)
  • 1pm-2pm the band will have lunch and pack the trailer.  Students bring lunch on days of competitions and eat while we pack, get dressed and prepare to leave.
  • Chaperones need to report no later than 1:30 for a meeting with Mr. Turpin
  • 2pm departure for Hermitage High School
  • Band performs around 5:15pm
  • Awards are around 10pm
  • We should be home around 11pm

Next Week's Schedule:

Mon. Oct. 2:

  • ALL Regiment rehearsal 2:15-4:30pm

Tues. Oct. 3:

  • ALL Regiment rehearsal 2pm-4pm
  • We will load buses around 4:30pm for County Band Night at Cosby HS
  • County Band night starts at 6:30pm
  • Students should bring money for dinner at Cosby HS.
  • James River will likely perform around 7:30pm
  • We should be back to school around 9pm

Wed. Oct 4:


Thurs. Oct 5:

  • Regiment rehearsal 2:15-4:30pm

Fri. Oct. 6:

  • 3 hour early rehearsal
  • I will need help loading the trailer, more info later

Sat. Oct 7:

  • Competition details coming soon.

Mr. Justin Turpin