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 120+ 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 sight reading contests.

CHAMBER CHOIR REHEARSALS

Chamber Choir rehearsals have begun: Individual choirs have their own schedule, so make sure you know yours! 


They are as follows:


Monday…………….........Percussion Ensemble 2:45pm – 4:45pm Marimba Quartet ...........5:00pm – 6:00pm

Thursday.....................Saxophone Choir 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm Clarinet Choir 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Friday..........................Low Brass Choir 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Trombone Choir 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Thursday November 21st Band Booster Parent Meeting 7:00pm

The monthly Band Booster Parent Meeting will be held in the band room. See ya there!!


Saturday November 23rd Mt. Clemens Santa Parade 9:30am - Noon

LCN Marching Band will be marching Santa into town in the Mt. Clemens Santa Parade! This is always a fun event, & dressing up with holiday spirit is welcomed – maybe bring some tinsel & lights for your uniforms! Decorate those instruments, too! HAVE FUN! ~THIS PARADE IS MANDATORY FOR MARCHING BAND MEMBERS~

Here are a few details for the day...

*Arrival time is 9:30am at:

GRACE EPISCOPAL CHURCH at 115 S. MAIN ST

*We will get into uniforms on site. Dress accordingly! It's chilly out there now...

*The Parade starts at 10am

*We step off right before SANTA, himself, around 11:15 am

After the Parade:

*We will hang uniforms back up *All marching specific instruments (sousaphones/mellophones/etc…) will be collected

Monday November 25th Grand Linen Sheet Sale

This is the last day to order. All orders must be turned in on this day.

 If you need a paper copy they are in the Band Room. (Late orders will not be accepted no exceptions)

The sheets will be delivered at the craft show on December 7th.

Friday December 6th Craft Show Set-up

Craft show set up – Please share on social media so the word gets out.

Thank you to everyone that took a sign please remember where you put them so that they can be returned when the craft show is over. 

If you took multiple signs consider taking a picture so you can remember where you put them all at because we will need them back.


Saturday December 7th Craft show

This is one of the biggest fundraisers of the year. We are in need of many hands in order to pull this off successfully. 

Here is the sign up for this event.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/409044dabad29a46-34th

For this show we raffle off themed baskets that you the parents create with your donations. 

Listed below is the breakdown for these very popular baskets along with the drink donations needed.

The basket and drink donations are due in the Band Room by Wednesday December 4th.


FRESHMAN CLASS:

Themed basket is: Coffee Drink donation: 12 pack of regular Coke or Pepsi


SOPHOMORE CLASS:

Themed basket is: Baking Drink donation: 1 case of water


JUNIOR CLASS:

Themed basket is: Family night (ex: movies, games etc…) Drink donation: 12 pack of 7up or Sprite


SENIOR CLASS:

Themed basket is: Made in Michigan Drink donation: 12 pack of Diet Coke or Diet Pepsi



PERFORMANCE TIMES: The bands will be performing in the cafeteria throughout the day according to the following schedule: 

12:00 Wind Symphony

 1:00 Freshman Band

 2:00 Symphony Band

This is a required performance for the students so if you have a scheduling conflict, be sure to get in touch with Mr Griffith well in advance. And kids, please wear either your show shirt, some other sort of LCN Bands gear or fun holiday wear (Christmas sweaters, Santa hats, etc).


Don’t forget about the selfie flier contest. The winner will receive a gift card.

Mark your calendars for the following upcoming events. More details in upcoming emails!


December 12th – Dinner out at Noodles and Company

December 16th – Winter Band Concert at JAPAC

December 21st – January 5th Christmas Break!

Ongoing Fundraising

World's Finest Chocolate Bars – If you're still looking to supplement your band account, we'll have a new shipment of chocolate bars to sell soon! Chocolate bars will be available again after July 8th.

Please see Mr. Griffith or Mr. Mety if you're interested in a box.

We also still have the fundraiser though Mr. Paparelli. He works for Jim Riehl's Friendly Chrysler-Jeep dealership. Anyone who purchases a car through him, will now receive $50 for their child's band account and $50 for the band. Just mention LCN Band and the child's name to receive credit. Can be anyone you know purchasing.

Kroger community rewards program is easy, just enroll with your Kroger Rewards card and a percentage of your normal purchases go to the band. If you don't already have an online account, create one and enter your Kroger Card number. Then click Kroger Community Rewards under the Savings & Rewards tab. Use the NOP# TY146 when you get to the enrollment screen. Then leave it to Kroger to donate quarterly.

Amazon Smile is another way for LCN Band to get credit for your normal shopping. Just log in to amazon by using the special link and shop as normal. You will need to register and select L'Anse Creuse North Band Boosters as the organization. Bookmark the link, because you must log in through the link for your purchases to count. www.Smile.Amazon.com

Thanks for visiting!