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Concert Attire Information - September 15 DEADLINE!!!

If you need to order concert attire for this year, please be sure to fill out and submit your order with deposit (1/2 the cost) by September 15, 2015.  Please make checks payable to Mountain View Band Association (MVBA).  Click on the appropriate link below to submit your order!

LADIES DRESS - dress packages are $64 and include shipping. Remember, your order and deposit ($32) must be received by September 15! This is the dress only but remember, you must have BLACK DRESS SHOES (no sandals, and no open toe shoes).  If you choose to wear jewelry, ONLY PEARL NECKLACE/EARRINGS or SMALL STUD EARRINGS (one pair) will be allowed.

--> Ladies, once you've watched the video on HOW TO MEASURE, use THIS SIZING CHART to figure out what dress you need.

Oratorio Dress Sample Image --> what does it look like?


GENTLEMEN TUXEDOS - Tux packages are $140 and include: black patent leather shoes, pants, cummerbund, bow tie, shirt & jacket.  If you choose to have another tux, you MUST present it for approval before it can be worn at performances.  Remember, your order and deposit of $70 must be received by September 15!

--> Gentlemen, you may order individual replacement parts (shirt, bow tie, jacket, pants, etc...) - contact Mr. Owens for that pricing information that will include shipping.

--> Sizing Chart (use this to help you determine how to size and what to order.  Word of advice, parents, please remember most young men will hit a growth spurt in their first year(s) of High School, you may opt to purchase items that are a little larger to give your son room to grow but remember, whatever you submit, will be what's ordered.

Kroger Rewards Fund Raiser


The Band has partnered up with Kroger and all you have to do is shop there.  But not just you, any family member in the country who shops at Kroger can help our program simply by registering their Plus Card and indicating our Program as a beneficiary.  Please read the letter below for directions on how this fund raiser will benefit out program beyond just our own community!

IF YOU ENROLLED BEFORE AUGUST 1, 2015, Kroger requires that you register again.  It will only take a few minutes but please sign up and encourage your friends and family all over the country to help pledge their support to our program.  It does not take away from their points in any way so help spread the word!


Difference Between March/Spin a Thon and Sponsors

We have received several questions regarding the difference between the march-a-thon/spin-a-thon and GALA requirements. Hopefully this will help answer these questions.

Click below for more information!

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How Marching Band prepares you for the CORPORATE WORLD?!?!?!

I know that we can tout the importance of participating in Band but here's an article from the perspective of someone who has worked in the Business world and why students who participate in Marching Band make the best candidates for jobs in the Corporate World.  Please read through and share with others because what we do matters.  It matters so much to our students, our school and our community so let's make sure people know why their support is vital!

10+ Values Marching Band Students Learn and Why You Should Hire Them (John Gardner)

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Upcoming Events
Tuesday, Sep 01
2:30 PMMB Rehearsal (2:30-5p)
Thursday, Sep 03
2:30 PMMB Rehearsal (2:30-5p)
Friday, Sep 04
All DayMVHS @ Kennesaw Mountain
Monday, Sep 07
Tuesday, Sep 08
2:30 PMMB Rehearsal (2:30-5p)
7:00 PMMVBA General Parent Meeting
Thursday, Sep 10
2:30 PMMB Rehearsal (2:30-5p)
Tuesday, Sep 15
2:30 PMMB Rehearsal (2:30-5p)
Wednesday, Sep 16
All DayTri-M Music Honor Society Inductions
Thursday, Sep 17
2:30 PMMB Rehearsal (2:30-5p)
Friday, Sep 18
All DayMVHS @ Norcross
Saturday, Sep 19
All DayGCPS Marching Exhibition (@ Grayson)
Tuesday, Sep 22
2:30 PMMB Rehearsal (2:30-5p)
Thursday, Sep 24
2:30 PMMB Rehearsal (2:30-5p)
Friday, Sep 25
All DayMVHS vs. Peachtree Ridge
Tuesday, Sep 29
2:30 PMMB Rehearsal (2:30-5p)
Thursday, Oct 01
2:30 PMMB Rehearsal (2:30-5p)
Friday, Oct 02
All DayMVHS @ Collins Hill
Saturday, Oct 03
All DayLake Lanier Tournament of Bands
Tuesday, Oct 06
2:30 PMMB Rehearsal (2:30-5p)
Thursday, Oct 08
4:30 PMMB Rehearsal (4:30-7p)
Friday, Oct 09
All DayMVHS vs. Mill Creek (8th Grade Night)
Saturday, Oct 10
All DayMB Festival Performance (TBA)
Monday, Oct 12
All DayTeacher Work Day
Tuesday, Oct 13
2:30 PMMB Rehearsal (2:30-5p)
7:00 PMMVBA General Parent Meeting
Wednesday, Oct 14
2:30 PMJazz Band Interest Meeting
Thursday, Oct 15
2:30 PMMB Rehearsal (2:30-5p)
Friday, Oct 16
All Day2nd Annual GALA Event
Sunday, Oct 18
All DayGMEA All State JAZZ Band Auditions
Monday, Oct 19
6:00 PMWinter Guard Interest Meeting
Tuesday, Oct 20
2:30 PMMB Rehearsal (2:30-5p)
Wednesday, Oct 21
2:30 PMJazz Band Rehearsal
Thursday, Oct 22
2:30 PMMB Rehearsal (2:30-5p)
Friday, Oct 23
All DayMVHS vs. Meadowcreek (Homecoming)
Tuesday, Oct 27
2:30 PMMB Rehearsal (2:30-5p)
Wednesday, Oct 28
2:30 PMJazz Band Rehearsal
Thursday, Oct 29
2:30 PMMB Rehearsal (2:30-5p)
Friday, Oct 30
All DayMVHS @ Duluth
Contact Information

Need to make a payment?


Payments may be sent into school with your student to be dropped off in the Payment Box near Mr. Owens' office or you can mail them to MVBA directly at:


P.O. Box 490964

Lawrenceville, GA 30049


Remember, that any CASH payments should be given directly to Mr. Owens so that a receipt can be issued.