Travel - an important part of the curriculum of Shelby Bands

     The band's been everywhere and we are still planning on continuing the tradition of travel and performance throughout the community and country.  The bands have performed on many great stages including BB King's Blues Club right on Beale in Memphis, on the stage at the Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland just before the B52's were to perform, on the steps of Lincoln Memorial at our nation's capital, and the list goes on . . .

     Trips give the students a chance to take their talents and use them to gain opportunities to see the world.  Trips open the eyes of the students who may never get the chance to see these important places.  It also gives them a chance to travel and be a part of a unique organization here at Shelby. 

NEW YORK CITY - 2019   <click here

     We are all set to head to Universal in the spring of 2016!  The band will leaving on May 3rd and returning on May 8th.   

The trip includes Universal Studios and Seaworld with a musical workshop experiences as well as a performance from the marching band.

We traveled to Nashville in November of 2017 - 

New York City
MAY 2012
May 2008 -

Big lights, big city . . .  We have actually traveled NYC twice and it was a very rich experience both times!  The bands have toured Times Square, Carnegie Hall, the Statue of Liberty, and Ground Zero.  The members have also enjoyed going to Broadway and catching the Phantom of the Opera and Lion King.

The bands have performed at some great venues in NYC including on the flight deck of the Intrepid air craft carrier.

Memphis
MAY 2010
 
Disney World
MAY 2014

Disney was a special trip for the band and the weather was spectacular! The band particpated in the Disney Workshop program and both the Symphonic WInd Ensemble and the Jazz Band performed on stage during the trip. The band also had time to visit all the Disney Parks.

 

 

Washington D.C.
MAY 2006

The history is so rich at the capital and the band enjoyed some great performance opportunities.  They performed right on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.

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