The POWER of Creekside – Home Page

Mission: To develop an instrumental music program that compliments the district’s goals, school’s mission, and the needs of the students while maintaining a full course curriculum.

2020 2021 Medical Form

Thelonious Monk Jazz Institute Peer to Peer –

UPCOMING DATES for 2021-2022:

2021-2022 CALENDAR – Band Calendar 2021-2022

2021 Welcome Letter and Information –  8th Grade Letter

Percussion/Guard – August 10-11 3pm to 7pm (bring snack and water source)

Full Band – August 13th 4-8 and August 14th 9-2 (bring snack and water source)

SCHOOL starts – August 16th (we then begin Tuesdays 6-8pm and Thursday 4-5:30pm rehearsal schedule)

UNIFORM Fitting Day – August 21st (Saturday) **Sign up for times when school begins**

**WIND and PERCUSSION: We will fit you for your marching shoes (Dinkles) when school begins. You are encouraged to buy your own marching bibbers (pants). You can purchase Marching Bibbers here



CONGRATULATIONS to JV Guard on your placement at State FFCC!

CONGRATULATIONS to Varsity Guard on your 3rd Place finish at State FFCC Championships!


Welcome to the POWER of Creekside!

“Spirit, Pride and Honor”

We are looking forward to an amazing 2021-2022 year as we venture into new challenges and excitement. We will be a full band program of 230+ members and continuing to grow! Ensembles we offer are Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Concert Band, Jazz One, Jazz Two, Jazz Three, Supersax Ensemble, Jazz Combo(s), Percussion Ensemble(s), Color Guard, Indoor Guard and more! The staff who will assist us this year are:

Rick FowlerDirector of Bands

Jackson GilchristAssociate Director of Bands

Ricky BelzGuard Instructor

  • If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to email one of us, a Booster officer or your section leader. We all look forward to the continuation of an amazing year and are eager to show our Spirit, Pride and Honor to our community of Saint Johns, Florida!!

As always, check often for updates.

Thank You All for making us the POWER of Creekside!

Rick Fowler – Director of Bands – [email protected]

Jackson Gilchrist – Associate Director of Bands – [email protected]

Lisa Esmond – CHSBBA president – [email protected]

 Florida Bandmasters Association

Updated 6-9-2021

*Saint Johns County has been selected as one of NAMM’s (National Association of Music Merchants) Best Communities for Music Education*

*Saint Johns County was selected for the Thelonious Monk Institute as a Peer to Peer presentation and performance school*

*If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance, please contact Mr. Gilchrist or Mr. Fowler*