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Volunteer!

What does it take?


Volunteering is Easy!

Examples of How You Can Help

It doesn’t have to be “all or nothing”
All levels and types of involvement
Help from home
Help at events
Help with fundraisers
Be part of the Band Booster Club
– Attend meetings to voice your thoughts
– Join the Band Booster Board
Find the spot and level that works for you



What can I do for 5-6 hours?
Help at an away game with chaperoning or pit crew
Work on props
What can I do for a full day
Chaperone at a band event, camp or competition
Are there consistent or ongoing role?
Chick-fil-A tent at home football games
Football game chaperone
Football game pit crew
Become the team seamstress
Band board member
I can only do something from home
Wash uniforms or water bottles
Make or donate food for one of the student meals or recruitment events
Help create marketing and communications materials
Work on props
What can I do for 30-60 minutes?
Serve food at band event
Sort music in the band room
Move a piece of equipment up to the field for a Friday football game
Fill water jugs on a Friday night
Pick up Chick-fil-A food for a Friday football game
Pick up lunch/dinner for band event, camp or competition
What can I do for 1-3 hours
Chaperone at a band event, rehearsal or camp
Help with uniform fittings
Help at a home game with Chick-fil-A or pit crew
What can I do for 3-4 hours?
Chaperone at a home game
Work on props
Drive a flag sales team

To learn more about volunteer opportunities, click here.

To learn more about roles and responsibilities of the band booster board, click here.

Volunteer Now! or Contact Trisha Furbee at events@ravenwoodband.com.


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Announcements


Band Banquet

We had an amazing band banquet on May 5th. Thank you to all of the parents and students that made that a wonderful evening

Band Camp

The Ravenwood Marching Band is having their annual May Band Camps on Thursday the 25th and Friday the 26th. We hope to see you there!

THE RAVENWOOD BAND

We love music

Mission


Our mission is to help our band to build strong relationships through unity, commitment and discipline resulting in strong leadership, excellence and friendship throughout the student's lifetime.

Philosophy


Rehearsals will be conducted with a positive attitude in a pleasant atmosphere. Students will be focused, energetic and relaxed in order to achieve the outstanding results desired. The director and staff will be organized and efficient through careful planning and goal setting. These qualities will make the experience enjoyable and productive for student and staff alike.



Director Of Bands - Mark Kinzer


Mark has been working with bands and their kids for over 20 years and is considered one of the premeir music educators and education management professionals in the United States. Under Marks watchful eye and guidance, the Ravenwood band program has grown and flourished to a nationally recognized band program. The program has more than doubled since Mark’s arrival to over 170 students while performance accomplisments keep pace.

Assistant Director of Bands - Brant Poindexter

Brant Poindexter is in his first year as the Assistant Director of Bands at Ravenwood High School in Brentwood, TN. Brant Poindexter graduated from Tennessee Technological University in 2015 with a degree in Instrumental Music Education. He has taught several marching bands in the mid-state, as well as performed with the TTU Jazz Ensembles, TTU Wind Ensembles, and a community big band in the upper Cumberland. Along with playing in several jazz groups, Brant was the tenor saxophonist in the XY Quartet, participating in the MTNA Chamber Competition, at the state and regional level, and the Fischoff Chamber Ensemble Competition. Some of his highlights include playing with artists like Gary Foster, Scott Mayo, Vince DiMartino, and Duffy Jackson. Brant is also a member of MTSBOA, NAfME, TMEA, and TBA.

Contact

Fan? Drop a note!


Mail your tax deductible donations, fundraising forms, or band payments to the following address:


The Ravenwood High School Band Boosters

P.O. Box 3133

Brentwood, TN 37024-3133



Have questions or comments about the programs?

Mark Kinzer, Director of Bands
Brant Poindexter, Assistant Director of Bands


Other questions may be directed to our boosters
Ravenwood Band Boosters



Forms


Ravenwood Band Information Form

Health Information/Medical Treatment Form

Mdeical Kit Supplies Form

Trip Permission Form

Media Release Form

We have made most of our forms fillable online!! We are using Google Forms to obtain most of the needed information from our band families. Your cooperation with filling out each form is much appreciated. It should take no longer than 15 minutes to fill out all of the forms.