Fees. The fees have been approved by the ORS Board of Education, and are requested (but not required) for students taking Band classes.
Band Fee - $150.00
This fee covers many needs all year from camp supplies, show t-shirt, flip-folder and music to instruments (maintenance and purchase), uniforms (repair, alterations, cleaning, replacement) , transportation, etc.
Band Shoes – $35.00
The Band wears the Drillmaster marching shoe.
Band shoes will be sized at Band Camp or at the start of school and purchased at a discounted group rate for all new students and returning students who need a replacement pair.
Colorguard Fee - $75
This includes shoes/gloves and tights. All will be sized and ordered in bulk after auditions.
Concert Black Shirt – $20.00
The gentlemen will be fitted in the fall for a Concert Uniform which includes a black shirt to wear with the Band’s tuxedos. These too will be purchased at a discounted group rate for all new and returning students who need a shirt.
Instrument/Equipment Rental - $20 per semester
This fee is used for students who use school owned instruments/equipment for one or two semesters. The fee is $20 for one semester,
$40 for the year.
Extra Performance Opportunities
East Tennessee Schools Band and Orchestra Association (ETSBOA) Events
Listed below are optional clinics hosted by the ETSBOA.
These events are not required, not associated with a student's grade, and have a required fee to participate. ETSBOA clinics with a required participation fee include:
Jazz Clinic audition - $15.00 per student
Jazz Clinic participation - ~$100.00 per student
All State East Senior Band/Orchestra Clinic audition - $10.00 per student
All State East Senior Band/Orchestra Clinic participation - ~$100.00 per student
All State Band/Orchestra participation Fee - $55.00 per student
All State Band/Orchestra participation expenses - ~$200.00 per student