• The Alpharetta Raider Band was Formed in 2004
  • The Alpharetta Raider Band has over 225 members
  • Enjoy this seasons production "Elements of the Universe"
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FCS Marching Band Exhibition THIS WEEK!

The 43rd Annual Fulton County Schools Marching Band Exhibition is THIS Saturday September 23, 2017 at Cambridge High School.  Tickets for this event will be on sale at the gate for $5.00, free for children under 5. To save time, tickets can also be purchased in advance ONLINE.  

ALL Fulton County High School Bands will be featured in performance.  This is an opportunity to perform in front of a qualified adjudication panel for comments only, giving us a fresh set of ideas to work on moving forward as we continue to build our show.  For Alpharetta Band it is an all-day event, please view / download the schedule HERE.

THIS WEEK IS CATCH-UP WEEK.  We've missed several regular rehearsals so far this fall due to weather, so we're behind.  We have regular rehearsals scheduled Tuesday, Thursday, plus Friday and Saturday this week.  Friday is from 4-7pm in Raider stadium, then we go home (no FB game).  Saturday is based on the published schedule.

Parents, please plan to come out and support YOUR Raider Band this Saturday evening.  Our students are doing an amazing job this year!

GO RAIDERS!!

California trip deposit due this week!

The first deposit for our Anaheim, CA performance trip is due this week ($250.00).  Please be sure if you bring in a check that it is payable to "ABBA."  This is going to be one AWESOME trip and we want to include you, so please be sure to bring in your deposit to secure your seat on the plane!

Anaheim, CA Trip Details

Did you miss the booster dinner in August or just need an extra copy of travel details for the Anaheim, California Concert Band Festival?  CLICK HERE to download.

Fundraising opportunities will be available - please take advantage so we can all help lower the cost of the trip.

The initial deposit is due by September 15, 2017.  If you have questions about payments or fundraising please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Change...is inevitable!

Change is inveitable, growth is optional!  Goals in concrete, plans in sand....  

Due to a schedule conflict this year, the AHS Homecoming game has been moved from September 29th to October 13th (the same night as Pink Out).  This also moves the Homecoming Dance to Saturday October 14th.   In response, we've moved our regional Marching Band competition from Saturday October 14th (to avoid the conflict with the HC Dance) to Saturday November 4th.  We'll be performing at the White Columns Marching Band Invitational hosted by Milton High School.  This should also allow us to pull in a good home-crowd!!  Please mark your calendars accordingly and plan to come out and support our Marching Raiders at their final 2017 performance!

All State Audition Etudes Available NOW

The etudes for the 2017-18 All State Band audition have been published.  Go to GMEA website to download.  If you did NOT receive an email about this be sure you go into your CHARMS account and update your email address.  Be sure you print the etude for your instrument and grade level. 

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