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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.

FBA District 21 Music Performance Assessment Ratings:

Jazz 1 РSUPERIOR                      Super Sax РSUPERIOR                  Jazz 2 РSUPERIOR                                                              Jazz 3 РEXCELLENT                   Wind Ensemble РSUPERIOR         Concert Band РSUPERIOR                                Symphonic Band РSUPERIOR                                                           Marching Band РSUPERIOR

UPCOMING DATES for Fall 2022:

October 4 – FULL BAND 6-8 (guard 4-6)

October 5 (wednesday) – JUST JAZZ CONCERT 7pm CHS Auditorium

October 6 (thursday) – AWAY GAME (oakleaf) 5:00pm load, 10:45pm return

PICTURES – TBA once we have new date set.

October 11 – FULL BAND 6-8(guard 4-6)

October 13 – FULL BAND 4-530

October 14 – HOME GAME vs. Bartram Trail. (Band Senior Night)

October 18 – FULL BAND 6-8 (guard 4-6)

October 20 – FULL BAND 4-530

October 21 – AWAY GAME vs. Fleming Island HS

October 22 – FBA Music Performance Assessment at Bartram Trail HS (times TBD)

Marching Rehearsals – Tuesday 6-8pm and Thursday 4-530pm. August 16 to October 20th

2022-2023 Medical Form –¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† POWER Band Health Form

2022-2023 Calendar –¬† ¬† ¬† Band Calendar 2022-2023

Welcome Letter (new members) –¬† 8th Grade Welcome Letter

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


Welcome to the POWER of Creekside!

“Spirit, Pride and Honor”

We are looking forward to an amazing 2022-2023 year as we venture into new challenges and excitement. We will be a full band program of 216 members. 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 9-28-2022

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

*Saint Johns County and Creekside HS has been 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*