Band Fee Information
2023 - 2024 Band Fees
2023-2024 band season will include regularly scheduled yearly competitions and events in addition to
a MAJOR trip to the Bands of America National Championships from November 8-12.
2023-2024 YEARLY BAND FEES are set at $1200 per student, plus a $50 accessory fee (first year
members only) .
EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT: A $100 discount if paid in FULL by deadline (Fri, Sept. 22nd, 2023)
New Total: $1100
SIBLING DISCOUNTS: For families with multiple students simultaneously enrolled in the program at
the same time. Each sibling simultaneously enrolled in the program will receive a $100 discount that
is applied to each student’s account.
2023-2024 BAND FEE PAYMENT SCHEDULE
Fees may be paid by check and turned in using a labeled envelope in the wooden drop box located in Mr. Krieger’s office,
July 28 (Friday): $300 band fee + $50 accessory fee (new members only)
August 7 (MONDAY): $100 FORT MILL SCHOOL DISTRICT ACTIVITY FEE
*THIS IS NOT A BAND FEE - THIS IS PAID DIRECTLY TO THE SCHOOL DISTRICT - THIS SHOULD NOT BE PAID TO THE BOOSTERS/BAND PROGRAM.
August 25 (Friday): $350 band fee
September 22 (Friday): $350 band fee (EARLY BIRD - PAY $450 w/ no additional payments)
DUES PAID IN FULL BY THIS DATE QUALIFY FOR EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT ($1200-$100=$1100)
October 20 (Friday): $200 final band band fee
INSTRUMENT RENTAL FEES
Students who do not own their instrument will be assessed a one-time $75 fee for the purpose of repair and yearly maintenance.
The following school horns that are used include, but are not limited to:
Bass Clarinet; Tenor Sax; Bari Sax; French Horn; Mellophone; Marching Baritone; Tuba;
Sousaphone; and Percussion
3 Ways to Pay your band fees:
1. Write a check to FMDBBC and mail it to:
PO Box 611
Fort Mill, SC 29716
*** Please have student name & NF Band on check
2. Pay online through the band website.
• Click on the FEES button to the right
• Click the Drop Down menu to choose which fee you are paying
• Type your student’s name in the box under “STUDENT NAME.”
• Click “Buy Now.” This will take you to PayPal.
• In the “Price Per Item box," type the amount you want to pay.”
• Click “Continue”
• On the next screen, click the gray box at bottom that says “Pay with Debit or Credit Card.”
• Fill in your payment information and click “Pay Now.”
* NOTE: PAYPAL DOES ADD A SMALL ADDITIONAL FEE WHEN FEES ARE PAID THROUGH THEM.
3. Write a check to FMDBBC and send it with your student. There is a box for payments in Mr. Krieger's office.
** If you want to apply your points to pay for band fees, then please send an email to Mrs. Beth Wagner at firstname.lastname@example.org requesting the points be applied.
** We appreciate everyone who has communicated with us regarding challenges with band fee payments. Please reach out to Mr. Linkous at any time with questions. We will always work very hard to help families in need. Band fees are very crucial this season, as we work to provide a great experience for our students with quality instructors in front of them. **
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Staci Hawkins at email@example.com, Beth Wagner our Charms Secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org, or our Executive Secretary, Bob Hessler, at email@example.com.
It is important that everyone pay the $100 Activity Fee which is assessed by the FMSD. This fee insures that the district will continue to supplement our staff expenses AND provide transportation (Band Competitions, Region Band, All-state Band, Concert Performance Assessment, Winter Guard, Percussion Ensemble, etc).