Eat a Big Breakfast Prior to Arrival
BRING EXTRA WATER and SNACKS for the bus—SAVE some for the ride home
Bring a lunch
You get $10 for food
Wear your 2018 RB Shirt until after both performances
9:45 Uniform Room opens for problems
9:55 Got a truck--can you help us move tubas and battery from Building??
9:55 Battery and Tubas move to the loading area (NORTH LOT)
Take roll/get organized/pass out $10
10:30 am Depart
11:45 Arrive in HOPtwon
Stadium of Champions
Change into Uniform --Yes to sunglasses
Pit to equipment Truck
12:45 Leave for Warm up area
1:45 Perform in uniform--yes sunglasses
2:00 stage pit for PM performance
Eat 3:00 $5 meal deal
Hang out at Contest
RB shirt ticket to contest
4:30 Contest starts
6:00 Leave for Warm up area
7:00 Perform in uniform--NO sunglasses
8:15 depart Or sooner
9:45pm arrive home
Take your uniform/shako/shoes/etc home
Battery sousaphones--return equipment to storage
Pit unload truck
1st to be loaded --battery and sousaphones
Bus # 1 3 sousaphones 2 snares/carriers 2Tenor bass 1& 2
Bus # 2 3 sousaphones 2 snares/carriers 1Tenor Bass 6
Bus # 3 3 sousaphones 2 snares/carriers1Tenor Bass 5
Bus # 4 3 sousaphones 2snares/carriers 1Tenor Bass 3 & 4
2nd to be loaded (Your stuff goes on your bus)
Uniforms --Brass--Saxes--Flag Bags--under the bus (includes Sousaphones)
Hat boxes--Clarinets--Flutes------ Go on bus
Have all members “follow procedures” and know what is going on
Have two great performances--BRING THE HEAT!
Meet everyone on your bus
Don’t play until instructed to--no hacking
We will start in sub-section warm-ups (15 Minutes)
Don’t Over Play in warm-up
Review Rough Spots and ALL BODY MOVEMENT
We will then get together and:
Review coming on the field
Coming off the field
Please help clean buses--be sure to cooperate with bus driver instructions
There are DVD on some of the buses--please nothing too much language etc.
No hacking when we are there--we will tell you when to start warming up
Clean your shoes etc.
Be in full Uniform or no Uniform--Put your uniform away when we get home
Be on time and stay with the group
You represent MSU--act accordingly
Watch language--be polite--etc.
Be supportive and polite to all high school band performances and awards
Breaking any local, state, or federal law can result in removal from the class (regardless of grade implications).
No consumption or transportation of alcohol on the bus. This will result in removal from the class (regardless of grade implications).
Public Intoxication of any kind, when with the group, will result in removal from the class (regardless of grade implications)