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Welcome to the band!

Additional Information

Here at Lake Brantley we have a proud tradition of excellence both on field and on stage.  Our marching attire is a patriot style uniform that consists of a jacket, bibbers (pants), and a three cornered hat.  Each year the students are loaned the uniform and a heavy duty garment bag for a set amount of time.  


This year, uniforms distribution day is Saturday, August 10, 2019.   Your child will choose their appointment time to arrive at the band room to pick up their items.  


In addition to the loaned items, band members also need to purchase socks, gloves, shoes, and a concert uniform.  You can find more information about what is required in the the Uniform Newsletter.  The Patriot's Closet is an affordable option for gently used items that have been donated from the previous year.  The small shop is run by our volunteers and is open from 9:00am to 12:00pm on the last Friday of band camp.    

Uniform & More Newsletter

Don’t forget to read the annual Uniform News & Information newsletter.  It is jammed packed with everything you need to know about the uniform.


If you have any questions during the year, please do not hesitate to call our committee chair Karen Pfannerstill  at  407-746-3460 (Band Room). 

Casual Uniform

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The casual uniform consist of a blue polo shirt with band logo and either black jeans or tuxedo pants depending on the event.  Students are sized for their polo shirts during uniform distribution and will purchase the shirt at that time.  These shirts only need to be purchased once unless the size changes or is lost.

Marching Uniform

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The marching uniform is a patriot style uniform with jacket, bibbers (pants), and a three cornered hat.  The hat, jacket, bibbers, shoe buckles and garment bag are loaned to the students.  The fittings are by appointment only during uniform distribution Saturday in August.  Uniform parts are school property.  You are completely responsible for lost or damaged uniforms.  

Concert Uniform

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The concert uniform consists of black tuxedo pants with a black banded-collar tux shirt and a silver button cover.  The students are responsible for wearing close-toed black dress shoes (or Bando marching shoes without the shoe buckles from marching season) with black socks.  Payment for the concert attire is collected during uniform distribution day. 

Uniform Parts

Each student will be issued (loaned) the following:

  • Marching uniform - coat, pants, hat, and buckles for the band shoes
  • Hat box for storage of the hat at home
  • Garment bag for carrying uniforms 


During Distribution, each student will be given a band T-shirt to wear to band functions.  New students will receive a duffel bag in which to carry shoes, music, poncho, etc.


Please be sure to review the  Uniform Newsletter.  It contains important information for students and parents. 

Fitting Instructions

Students will sign up for a fitting appointment time during band camp.  They will be able to check their appointment time on the window outside Mr. Wharton’s office beginning the first day of school.  


All students must come during the 30-minute appointment window they signed up for.  Click the link below for details of the measurement form.

Care

Students are expected to dry-clean their uniform a minimum of every other wearing.  White jackets worn by tubas and percussionists must be dry-cleaned every week.  Dry-cleaning receipts are collected by section leaders. 


Uniforms can only be handled by the following approved dry cleaners:

 

✓ Sunland Cleaners

(Wekiva Springs Rd. &

Fox Valley)


✓ Hunt Club Cleaners

(Hunt Club Blvd next to

Tijuana Flats)


✓ Heart of Wekiva

( 241 N Hunt Cub

Blvd.)

Buckle Your Shoes

Learn how to add the very import patriot buckle to your marching shoes.