DCHS Band Accomplishments 2017-2018 School Year

Marching Band Season (Fall 2017)

  • Welcome Mr. Crowder (assistant band director)

  • Mr. Schneider helping full time

  • Student participation grew

  • 23 Seniors

  • Band Camp — Lots of Fun!

  • Hosted 5th and LARGEST EVER marching invitational

  • Ch. 8 Wish TV "Band of the Week" (Sept. 8th)

  • 8th Grade Band Night (Sept. 22nd)

  • Ch. 13 TV Band of the Week (October 6th)

  • BOA Dayton 11th place (October 7th)

  • Ch. 13 Operation Football at DCHS (October 13th)

  • Silver Rating at Regionals (October 14th)

  • 1st Place win in Class A at the Whiteland Show (October 21st)
    Other awards won:

    • ​People's Choice Award Class A

    • Best Music Class A

    • Best Visuals Class A

  • Class A Semi State at Ben Davis HS (October 28th)

  • Hosted the Class C Semi State for the 7th time (October 28th)

  • BOA Super Regional 30th of 68

  • Outstanding Guard, Percussion, Music, Visual awards

  • Renovation of the band semi completed

  • Mr. Zehr  as student teacher

  • Booster parent involved hit an all time high!!

  • Allan Whitehead as Visual/Music Instructor 

Winter Percussion Ensemble (Winter/Spring 2018)

  • World Champions Percussion Scholastic Concert A - WGI, Dayton, OH (April 21st)

  • State Champions Percussion Scholastic Concert A - IPA State Finals Terre Haute (April 7th)

  • State Champions Percussion Scholastic Concert A - IPA State Finals Terre Haute (April 7th)

  • 2nd Place - State Pre-lims Decatur Central HS (March 24th)

  • 2nd Place - Greenfield Central HS (March 17th)

  • 1st Place - WGI Regional Franklin Central HS (March 10-11th)

  • 1st Place - Pendleton Heights HS (February 17th)

  • DCHS Percussion Ensemble perform at the Indiana Music Educators
    Conference in Ft. Wayne, IN (January 13th)

Indoor Winds (Winter/Spring 2018)

  • 5th Place Winds Scholastic World - WGI, Dayton, OH (April 21st)

  • Runner's-Up (2nd Place) Winds Scholastic World - IPA State Finals Terre Haute (April 7th)

  • 2nd Place - Greenfield Central HS (March 17th)

  • 2nd Place - Ben Davis HS (March 10th)

  • 1st Place - Greenfield Central HS (March 3rd)

  • 2nd Place - Pendleton Heights HS (February 17th)

Color Guard (Winter/Spring 2018)

  • Bronze Medalists (3rd Place) - WGI Scholastic A Dayton, OH (April 12-14th)

  • Runners-Up (2nd Place) - IHSCGA Class A State Finals Center Grove (Mar 17th)

  • ? Place - Hamilton SE HS (February 24th)

  • 5th Place - Greenfield HS (February 17th)

  • 1st Place - Carroll HS (February 10th)

  • 2nd Place, 2nd in round, 3rd overall - Westfield HS (January 27th)

Solo & Ensemble (Winter 2018)

  • 186 gold and 34 silver medals (a record for DCHS) (January 27th)

  • 4 percussion ensembles, 2 saxaphone ensembles, 1 brass ensemble and 3 soloists advanced to Solo & Ensemble State Finals (February 24th)

  • 34 DCHS students perform at State Solo & Ensemble, two of which earned gold "with distinction" (February 24th)

Accomplishments by School Year​

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