• News Updates

    • Nov. 10 
      • Game next Friday (Nov. 19) for Marching Band. We NEED PARENT VOLUNTEERS!!!! Please let me know if you can help. (Hottel.anthony@brevardschools.org)
      • Students should be working on their music for the concert and their playing tests! Playing tests are due Dec. 10 and our concert is Dec. 14.
    • Oct. 31
      • Want to purchase digital video of the MPA performances? Follow this link for more info:
        - https://vimeo.com/ondemand/dist10marchingmpa2021
        - $15 for one ensemble, $30 for all ensembles
      • Game this Friday for Marching Band - details sent in Remind 101
      • Need volunteers for Playoff Game on 11/19!!! Please have students tell me or email me if able to help. 
    • Oct. 25
      • Marching MPA info:
        • Itinerary posted under "Calendar" tab
        • Concession prices posted under "Calendar" tab
        • - ALL Tickets are $10 - Cash Only 
           - Free admission will be given to: 
          VIP's (Principals, AP's and School Board Members) - with badge/VIP invitation
          FBA members (with FBA membership card) 
          Children 2 and under 
          *** Legacy Cards are NOT accepted because this is an FBA event not a Brevard Schools event. 
    • Oct. 8
      • Sign up to help with Concessions for October 15 vs Viera HS.  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F4FA8A928A6F9C61-concession2                                                                                                                                                                           We need a LOT of people to help with this. It is by far our biggest fundraising night of the year for our Band program.  PLEASE SIGN UP using the link above. 

      • The itinerary for Marching MPA on Saturday October 30 is posted as an attachment on the Calendar on the website.  https://www.brevardschools.org/Page/18302#calendar44753/20211008/month

      • We need chaperones for Marching MPA! You must be a cleared volunteer through the district in order to chaperone. The link for beginning that process is below: https://apps.raptortech.com/Apply/NjE6ZW4tVVM= 

    • Oct. 3


    • Sep. 19
      • Sign up to help with Concessions this Friday WE NEED YOUR HELP!  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F4FA8A928A6F9C61-concession1
      • Band fees are past due. Please turn in to MR. Hottel ASAP. Ask Mr. Hottel if not sure on amount. 
      • Playing tests due by Oct. 1
      • All County applications due NOW! Students need to have parent sign and turn in to Mr. Hottel no later than Tuesday.
    • Sep. 12
      • Band fees are past due.  Students can ask Mr. Hottel if not sure how much they owe.

      • Playing tests are due into Google Classroom by October 1.   Students should already be working on and submitting these assignments.  

      • Marching Band: JV game this Thursday. We need 1 adult volunteer and numerous student volunteers.   Uniform fittings will be this week after rehearsals so students may be a little later than usual. Tuesday = Leadership, 12th, & 11th gd.  Thursday = 10th, 9th, & 8th gd.

    • Aug. 29
      • Use this link to sign up to help with Concessions this week! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0F4FA8A928A6F9C61-concession
      • All Band students should have their instrument by now for class. If using a school instrument, rental forms need to be turned in ASAP. 
      • Any Band fees can be turned in starting Monday 8/30. All Band fees should be turned in to Mr. Hottel (cash or check written to Cocoa High School). Fees should be paid by Friday 9/10. 
    • Aug. 10
    • June 17, 2021
      • Check out the newly updated website! There are plenty more updates to come and things to be added in the future. 
      • Check with your guidance counselor to make sure Band is on your schedule! Our numbers went up a lot for this year, but that doesn't happen if we don't have everyone in a Band class. 
      • Marching Band students need to join the Remind 101! Text @hhot to 81010 to join. 
      • The Marching Band calendar (Band Camp and Fall) are posted on the "Calendar" tab to the left. 
      • FUNDRAISERS!!! Put the football game dates on your calendar as we need everyone's help. We are planning on many more fundraisers as well. One big goal we want to accomplish this year is purchasing NEW MARCHING BAND UNIFORMS! That means we need to do a lot of fundraising. We also are looking at replacing our current Band Trailer. Please feel free to email me at Hottel.anthony@brevardschools.org with any fundraising ideas! Here is the link to the Fundraising tab: CHS Band Fundraisers 
  • Cocoa HS Bands

    Welcome to the Cocoa HS Band page! 

    Below you can find information that applies to ALL of our Band groups.

    • News Updates
    • Remind101 info. This is a big way we share information!


    On the LEFT side are tabs for various things important to the Band program. 

    • Home Page - Main page for CHS Bands
    • Calendar - includes, rehearsals, performances, and any other events pertaining to the Band program.
    • Fundraisers - planning on, currently doing, ways you can help, and how to share any ideas for new ones!
    • Ensembles - all of the Band ensembles we offer at Cocoa HS. Each link will take you to an information page for that specific group.
    • Honor Bands - info for All State, All County, Tri-state, Festival of Winds, etc
    • Solo & Ensemble - info for the S/E festival in the Spring. These are individual and small group performances. 
    • Sheet Music - scale sheets, warm ups, stands/football game music, concert music
    • Forms - out of county, instrument rental, uniform rental, etc

    Please check our page often for new information and any paperwork/forms. 

  • Remind 101

    Parents AND Students can join. You do not need to download the app, but feel free if you would like to. 

    How to Join:

    Text ____(codes are below) to 81010. If you have not joined a Remind before it will ask you to answer a few questions. Once you have done so, it will welcome you to the Remind!

    • Marching Band: @hhot
    • Advanced Band: @cocoa8th
    • Beginning Band: @cocoabb
    • Concert Band: @cocoacb
    • Symphonic Band: @cocoasym