Come Join the Laker Marching Band on Saturday, April 13 for

GVSU Football Spring Gane Band!

Alumni, Current, and FUTURE members of the "Pride of the Midwest," as well as, ANY High School Senior Band Member in the State of Michigan are invited to perform in the stands at the annual Spring Laker Football game with the Laker Marching Band!

Auditions for the 2013 Laker Marching Band will be held after the Spring Football game for all those interested in joining!

All band members (Woodwind, Brass, Percussion, Color Guard) are invited! We will rehearse the music, have lunch together (provided by GVSU Music Department), Line Up, March to Stadium, and Perform in the stands!

ALL those interested are asked to send an e-mail to: GVSUBands@gvsu.edu cofirming your attendence. Please include the following information:

(Subject Line in E-Mail:) SPRING FLING

Name

E-Mail

Phone Numbers (home & cell)

Instrument

Are you interest in auditioning for the 2013 Laker Marching Band after the Spring Game (woodwinds and brass only)?

(Percussion and Color Guard Auditions will be held in May 2011. Please see the home page of the Laker Marching Band website for more information.)

Location:

The Rehearsal will take place in the GVSU Band Room, Performing Arts Center, Room 1515

Campus Map: http://gvsu.edu/homepage/files/pdf/maps/allendale.pdf

Instruments:

All High School Students must bring their instrument! GVSU will NOT provide any instruments! This includes percussion and large brass instruments.

Alumni and Current Students will be provided GVSU owned instruments (percussion and large brass instruments, if needed).

Uniform:

NO BAND UNIFORM! We ask that you wear GVSU clothing (if possible): Blue Jeans or Shorts, GVSU Shirt (or a Blue or Black or White Shirt), Tennis Shoes (no sandals or flip-flops), GVSU Ball cap (if you have one). No sunglasses or other college/university clothes.

Schedule:

9:30-10:00 AM - Registration and Instrument Check out (Baritones, Mellophones, Sousaphones, Percussion) - GVSU Band Room, PAC 1515

10-11:00 AM - FULL Band Rehearsal

11:00 AM - Pizza Lunch Provided

**11:30 AM - Depart for Stadium

11:45 AM - Seated in Visitor's Stands

12:00 PM - Kick Off - Laker Spring Game

1:30 PM - Dismiss from Stadium

2:00 - 5:00 PM - Auditions for 2011 Laker Marching Band for ALL interested Woodwind and Brass Students

** If it is raining, then we will stay in Band Room to conduct the Drum Major Auditions and not attend game.

Music for SPRING FOOTBALL GAME:

Right Click on the appropriate link below to "SAVE AS" and download YOUR music. Music may not open correctly without saving it to your computer first.

Please choose the appropriate part that you feel confortable playing. Print it and Bring to Rehearsal and Game!

PICCOLO

CLARINET

ALTO SAXOPHONE

TENOR SAXOPHONE

MELLOPHONE

TRUMPET 1

TRUMPET 2

TRUMPET 3

TROMBONE 1

TROMBONE 2

BASS TROMBONE

BASS CLEF BARITONE

TREBLE CLEF BARITONE

TUBA

SNARE

QUINTS

BASS DRUM

CYMBALS

(The Laker Marching Band does not use the following instruments: Bass Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone or Mallet instruments.) 

Woodwind and Brass Players need to have a LYRE and the music in a FLIPFOLDER!

Percussionists need to bring their music in a FLIPFOLDER!

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