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BAND CAMP 2015

PRACTICE SCHEDULE

  • The Tusculum College Pioneer Jazz Band holds practice on Monday and Wednesday afternoons from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm in the Band Room.
  • The Tusculum College Concert/Marching Band Rehearsals are Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 4:00 pm to  5:30 pm in the Band Room.
  • Handbell practice is on Monday nights from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm at First Presbyterian Church.

Contact David A. Price at daprice@tusculum.edu

SCHEDULED PERFORMANCES 2015-2016
Download a PDF of the 2015-2016 Scheduled Performances

Concert Band/Jazz Band/Handbells
TBA – Tentative Fall Jazz Band Swing Dance
December 1, 2015 – TC Band Christmas Concert (AHB) – 7 p.m.
December 4, 2015 – Jazz Band Christmas Event (GM) – 6 p.m.
February 13, 2015 – Jazz Band Valentine’s Swing Dance (GM) – 6:30 p.m.
March 1, 2016 – TC Band Winter Concert (AHB) – 7 p.m.
April 15-17, 2016 – Old Oak Festival (also marching band – main performances all day on Saturday – Handbells tentative Sunday)
TBA – 1st Pres. Sunday (Tentative Handbells)
April 28, 2016 – TC Band Spring Concert (AHB) – 7 p.m.

Marching Band
TBA – Astros Game – SSB and 7th inning stretch – 6:15
September 12, 2015 – VIRGINIA STATE (Pioneer Pride) – 1 p.m.
September 19, 2015 – LENOIR-RHYNE (Kids Game) – 2:30 p.m.
October 10, 2015 – WINGATE (Pink Out/Homecoming) – 2:30 p.m.
October 17, 2015 – Away game at NORTH GREENEVILLE – 2:30 p.m.
October 31, 2015 – MARS HILL (Costume) – 1:30 p.m. – Halloween Show
November  7, 2015 – CATAWBA (Senior Day/Family Weekend/Heroes) – 1:30 p.m.
November 11, 2015 – Veteran’s Day Service – 11:45 am -12:15 pm
December 6, 2015 – Greeneville Christmas Parade (Tentative) – 2 p.m.

Pep Band
November 24, 2015 – BREVARD – 6:00 PM
December 8, 2015 – ANDERSON – 6:00 PM
January 13, 2016 – MARS HILL – 6:00 PM
January 23, 2016 – CATAWBA – 2:00 PM
January 30, 2016 – WINGATE – 2:00 PM
February 10, 2016 – LINCOLN MEMORIAL – 6:00 PM
February 15, 2016 – BLUEFIELD STATE – 7:00 PM
(All games at 2:00 and 6:00 are double headers)

Brass Quintet
December 2, 2015 – Lessons and Carols – 11:45 am -12:15 pm
March 23, 2016 – Holy Week Communion Service – 11:45 am -12:15 pm
TBA – TC Sunday at 1st Pres.
Other possible performances could be scheduled with ample notice given.


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  • BAND CAMP!

    2013 Schedule (subject to revision)

    First of all, here are some things you and your parents need to know:

    • We won’t overwork you

    • We won’t risk heat injuries (your personal checklist should water and sunscreen)

    • It is also recommended that students bring bug spray

    • Students are required to wear tennis shoes to every marching rehearsal
    • Hats, sunglasses and socks are strongly recommended at marching rehearsals as well

    • Also use discretion and campus guidelines for appropriate clothing

    • There will be plenty of time to eat, sleep and socialize

    • We aim to have fun and get the job done — no “boot camp” atmosphere and absolutely NO initiations

    • You will be housed in the dorm you are scheduled to be in for the school year

    • Camp attendance is required. Please contact me as soon as possible about concerns or possible conflicts

    • August 9, 2013, 9 am to 1 pm — Band members may check into student housing. You will receive your dorm room key in the student center.

    • All meals will be available in the cafeteria during the week on the following regular school schedule: Breakfast – 7:30 am to 9:00 am, Lunch – 11:00 am to 1:30 pm and Supper – 5:00 pm -7:00 pm. Meals are covered for the camp.

    • In the afternoon of August 9 we will meet from 3:30 to 5:30 pm to get acquainted and have our first rehearsal in Band Cabana. If you are not sure of the Band Cabana location please let me know. During this time questions will be answered, materials will be handed out and instruments will be checked out.

    • Rehearsals for August 10 – 9:00-11:30, 1:00-4:00, 5:00 break for picnic and activities

    • Rehearsals for August 11 – 1:00-4:00, 6:00-9:00

    • The rehearsal schedule for August 12-16 will be as follows:

    · 8:30 am to 11:30 am — Marching rehearsal on the band field

    · 1 pm to 3:30 pm – Music and sectional rehearsals at the band building

    · 6 pm to 9 pm — Marching rehearsal on the band field

    • The rehearsal August 16 will only be the morning time as freshman and new students will need to report for orientation in the afternoon

    • SPECIAL NOTE — TIMES MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE!