The Spirit of Cahaba



News 04/02/2012

Percussion News...

Auburn University

The OM Percussion Ensemble will be performing at AU on Saturday April 7th.



Jazz Hall of Fame

On Monday April 9th our Jazz Ensemble will perform at the Jazz Hall of Fame. Our performance time is 11:20 at Munger Hall on the campus of Birmingham Southern.

We will be leaving the school at 9:30 and should return by 2:00.

We need drivers for this event for we will not be taking a school bus, so those of us with large cars and can go please let me know ASAP that you can go and how many can fit in your car.

We have 24 Jazz students.

If you can drive please let me know and be at the school by 9:30 around by the band room. Paula Maddox


Spring Trip

The spring band trip is April 19 - 21 to the Smoky Mountain Music Festivall. We need all spring trip payments turned in ASAP Please contact me with any questions, or commitments. The trip itinerary will be sent out this week.
Paula Maddox,


Spring Trip Medical Information...

If your student will be taking medicines on the spring trip, the authorization form will need to be completed and turned in to the school nurse, Tammye H. Lantrip. Medications will need to be at the school no later than 1 week prior to departure in order to get the necessary paperwork completed. Medications will not be accepted on the day of the trip!


Attention Parents of Students Going on the Spring Trip...

At the beginning of the band year, you filled out the band medical/permission form and included on that form was a place for your student’s cell phone number. If since July 2011 you student’s cell number has changed or you student now has a cell number please email me that information ASAP.
Paula Maddox,


Save the Date...

OMHS Band Banquet will be May 11th at the Wynfrey.  Doors will open at 6:30 P.M. ~ banquet to begin at 7:00.  All band, dance, and color guard members are encouraged to attend this event to celebrate another great year of the Spirit of Cahaba Band!

Senior Parents please be reminded to send your senior student's baby / childhood pictures by email (high resolution selection) to Paula Maddox, or hand deliver to Chris Odom, junior student.


Wind Ensemble Auditions...

Wind Ensemble Auditions will be held the week of May 7-11. Each section will be assigned a day based on the number of students who sign up. Current High School Students should sign up on the board in the front of the band room.

Rising 9th graders should sign up on the list with Mrs. Holmes at the middle school.

Thanks, Mr. Ownby 


Upcoming events:

  • April 2-6 visual try- outs
  • April 11 state solo competition
  • April 12-14 All state band festival
  • April 17 Booster meeting
  • April 17 prior to booster meeting at 6pm parent/chaperone meeting for spring trip
  • April 23-26 Drum Major clinic and try-outs


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