Instrumental Music
L'Anse Creuse High School North

L'Anse Creuse High School North

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Welcome to LCNBands.com

L'Anse Creuse High School - North Instrumental Music is under the direction of Mr. Daniel Griffith and assistant Mr. David Mety and includes four full concert bands, winter percussion ensemble and a marching band of 150+ members.  Both the Marching Crusaders and the LCN Percussion drumline are competitive circuit programs locally to the northern Detroit, Michigan area.

Crusader Bands have established a reputation of excellence through inclusion and integrity in marching, concert, and auxiliary programs. The band has consistently earned exemplary awards at MSBOA state competitions, receiving first division ratings in marching, concert, and sightreading contests.

What's happening right now?


Things are really heating up in the band room....here's what's coming up in the days and weeks ahead:

BOOSTER MEETING: 1/15
There's a booster meeting Thursday at 7 pm in the band room!  Come check it out!

DISTRICT CHAMBER FESTIVAL: 1/17
All of our hard-working chamber groups will be able to WOW us with their skills at the District Chamber Festival this weekend at Rochester High School (180 South Livernois Road, Rochester Hills, MI 48307).  Here's the schedule:
2:04 pm  -  Saxophone Choir                3:31 pm  -  Clarinet Choir              4:03 pm  -  Brass Choir               4:35 pm  -  Flute Choir

FINAL DRUMLINE PAYMENT: 1/23
The final payment (whew!) of $100 for Winter Drumline is due Friday Jan 23rd.  Please make checks out to LCN Band Boosters and drop them in the mailbox in the band room any time between now and then.  And remember that all late payments (after the one week grace period) will incur a $25 late fee. 

BOWLING PARTY: 1/25
Our second annual bowling party will be held at Imperial Lanes on Sunday Jan 25th.  Last year's party was soooooo much fun....I'm telling you, you won't want to miss it!  Tickets are $20 for two games of bowling (yay!), shoes (um....they're bowling shoes, what can I say?!?), two slices of pizza and a pop (yum!)  We have games!  We have raffles!  We have prizes!  All that we need now is YOU!  See any member of the Winter Drumline or Mr Mety to get your tickets ASAP!  Our final headcount is due to the bowling alley so tickets are only available until the end of this week....don't wait to get in on the action!

DISTRICT PERCUSSION SOLO & ENSEMBLE AND DISTRICT SOLO & ENSEMBLE: 1/30 and 1/31
Just a reminder that these are coming up right around the corner, too!  Percussion groups will perform on Friday Jan 30th and all other groups, solos/duets/trios etc will perform on Saturday the 31st.  This will also take place at Rochester High School and times are still to be announced but we'll be sure to keep you posted!  In the meantime, keep practicing!

SUPER BOTTLE DRIVE: 2/2
Donate your cans and bottles the day after the Super Bowl to the LCN Winter Drumline on Monday Feb 2!
Drop off any time between 2:30 pm and 9:00 pm in the band room and let us take it from there!
The student or family that drops off the most returnables wins a $25 gift card.  You choose:
Bad Brad's BBQ   -   iTunes   -   Emagine Theater

DSO FIELD TRIP: 2/20
Join us on the bus ride downtown to see the Detroit Symphony Orchestra perform TCHAIKOVSKY'S Romeo & Juliet!!!
Availability is limited as we have been able to secure 44 student tickets at Orchestra Hall.  Tickets cost $20 per student and will be available on a first come, first serve basis so if you're interested please don't wait! The cutoff date for ticket purchase is Friday Jan 23rd or when tickets are sold out, whichever comes first!
Permission slips are available in the band room.  Please return them to Mr Mety to secure your spot!

Thanks for visiting!