Skip to content. For more information contact Dr. Who are we? Year after year, audiences in the Superior Dome have been thrilled by the exciting musical sounds and intricate marching formations of the Wildcat Marching Band. We take great pride in performing a different halftime show at each home football game, as well as other venues. Where else can you earn college credit for having such a great time?
What are we looking for? Anyone with band experience willing to put in a little work and have a lot of fun is welcome to audition. Our band consists of the standard woodwind, brass, and percussion instruments—and our color guard, Wetton ♦ Downes* - Icon II: Rubicon utilizes flags and other special equipment to add dramatic effect to our performances.
What about Band Camp? Band camp is held the week before classes start, beginning on Monday, August You will be able to move into your own dorm room early to attend this required camp. Marching and playing auditions are held the first two days of camp and are required to become a band member. You will also have a chance to make many new friends Fly Me To The Moon - Northern Michigan University Marching Band* - Untitled become familiar with campus before classes start.
What does membership cost? We provide uniforms, music, and an instrument if you need one. The only items students are required to purchase are black marching shoes and a uniform t-shirt, which are available at a reasonable cost.
The university pays for all travel expenses when the band performs on the road. What music does the band play? Our mixture of popular, classical and jazz music promises you new, exciting music every season.
Many of the musical arrangements performed by The Pride are written especially for the band. A typical marching season includes five home football games and selected campus activities. We want to emphasize however, that marching band at the university level generally takes less time than in high school. Our activities are carefully planned so the total time involved is not a strain on most students' academic schedules.
What are class requirements? All marching band members are required to sign up for Marching Band class. Most students will register for MU and will earn. If your class schedule is over 16 hours, however, you have the option of registering for MU A, which earns 0 credit hours and therefore will not increase the amount you will pay for tuition. Rehearsals are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from p. Game days also include a Parapet (Mobius RMX) - Prezident Lourajder - Druhé Remixy morning rehearsal.
Minor class conflicts can usually be worked around; otherwise, band members may be excused from rehearsal for personal emergencies or illness only.
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