The SHS Band Program is a $76,000 a year program (not funded by APS) which includes the Concert,
Jazz, Marching/Wind Symphony, and Steel drum bands. Included in this budget is funds for
purchasing music scores and rights, instruments (new,repair, replace, rental), hiring music
clinicians, uniforms (dry cleaning, shoes, show shirts, etc..), transportation for exhibitions and
competitions (school buses and 26’ equipment truck), competition entry fees, performance rental
spaces, supplies, meals and snacks and the list goes on…

Every parent is a Band Booster and most of the expenses are raised through fundraising. At the
beginning of each year we ask parents to contribute towards hard expenses for their student(s) so
the booster board can make purchases for students to begin the school year. Those are as follows:

Marching/Wind Symphony + all other bands: Marching Shoes, Alternate Show Uniform, Show Shirt,
Gloves, Wind Symphonic Uniform cleaning, Flipbook/Lyre, Dinner club and hydration , Transportation
for away games. (Instrument and uniform rentals and transportation for home games are included in
school fees).
     Booster Expenses = $200   (Made out to Sandia Band Boosters)
     + school lab fee per class = $175  (Made out to APS)

Colorguard: Shoes, Show Uniform, Show Shirt, Show Silks, Dinner club and hydration, Transportation
for away games. ( Transportation for home games and equipment are included in school fees)
     Booster Expenses = $200  (Made out to Sandia Band Boosters
     + school lab fee per class = $175  (Made out to APS)

Concert Only (non-marching , non jazz): Uniform cleaning, Dinner club and hydration, transportation
for away games, (Instrument and uniform rentals and transportation for home games are included in
school fees).
     Booster Expenses = $150  (Made out to Sandia Band Boosters)
     + school lab fee per class = $175  (Made out to APS)

Jazz band Only OR Steel drum Only (non marching, non concert ): Specialized music score and rights,
instrument maintenance, purchase and repair. Festival and competition entry fees, (Instrument
rental is included by school fees).
     Booster Expenses = $50  (Made out to Sandia Band Boosters)
     + school lab fee per class = $75  (Made out to APS)