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Band camp signals beginning of fall
In the heat and humidity of August, you become used to the sound of thunder.
Purdue Marching Band 2006 Camp Schedule
Sunday, Aug. 13 – Freshman arrive full of enthusiasm and nerves. Introductory meetings; percussion auditions; rehearsals begin for flags, dancers and twirlers
Monday, Aug. 14 – Lawns around Elliott and Third Street drill field dotted with small rehearsals. Percussion sectionals at “Alcatraz.” Good times to catch action 10:30-11:30 AM, 3-4:30PM and 6:30-7:30PM
Tuesday, Aug. 15 – Upperclassmen arrive full of anticipation and confidence. Full group assembles to march to drill field for the first time, 3:15 p.m., work at drill field until 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 17 – March to the drill field, 8:45AM. Small outside group rehearsals around Elliott , 1-2:30 PM . Auditions for Goldusters, Golden Silks and Twirling Line, 2-4:30 PM at the drill field across from Shreve Hall on Third St.
Friday, Aug. 19 – Following announcement of membership selection, first rehearsal of the 2006 Band at 9:30 a.m., drill field across from Shreve Hall.
Saturday, Aug. 20 – 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 3-4:30 p.m. full band rehearsals learning football pregame show including Block P, drill field across from Shreve Hall. Students will work with Big 10 flags for the first time. Flags are an old tradition being brought back this season.
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