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Western Thunder Marching Band

Department of Music

1000 E. University Ave, Department 3037

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-5244

Fax: (307) 766-5326

Email: jcarver4@uwyo.edu

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2021 Western Thunder Band Camp Schedule

(Updated as of 6/21/2021)

Preseason camp is required of all Western Thunder Marching Band members. This is an important time for the band. During these rehearsals the fundamentals of marching, music, pre-game and the first halftime musical selections will be taught.  Members who are staying in the UW Dorms are eiligible for early move-in  Please indicate this on our registration form.  A detailed pre-season camp schedule will be made available during the summer.

Saturday 8/14/2021 - Leadership Day.  All staff, section leaders, and drum majors report.   Drumline and Auxiliary will report during the evening to check-in.

Sunday 8/15/2021 - Drumline and Auxiliary begin rehearsing.  New members check-in during the evening for registration and a group meeting.

Monday 8/16/2021 - New members and leaders begin rehearsing.  Drumline and Auxiliary continue sectionals.  Returning members report during the evening to check-in.

Tuesday 8/17/2021 - Sunday 8/22/2021 - Full band rehearsals all day.  Sunday 8/22 rehearsal will be limited to allow students to prepare for the first day of classes.  

Monday 8/23/2021 - First day of classes!  Regularly scheduled marching band rehearsals begin today; 12:10pm-1:10pm.   

Early Move-In to the Dorms will begin on August 14 and 15 for any band members that will reside in the UW Dorms during the academic year.  There will be a $25/day fee for August 14/15 which will be added to existing dorm contracts depending on your move-in day.   There are no move in restrictions.   Please email Dr. Carver jcarver4@uwyo.edu to confirm you will reside in the dorms no later than July 14, 2021.

Information on meals will be provided when the detailed pre-season camp schedule is available during summer.

Be prepared for the weather! Wear loose and comfortable clothing. Eat sensibly before coming to rehearsal! You should bring the following to rehearsal: hat, sunscreen, sunglasses, water bottle, etc. Athletic shoes are required for all marching and drill rehearsals. All wind players are required to bring a properly fitting lyre to hold the flip folder that UW Bands will provide. You may also bring your own flip folder if you have one.

 

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Western Thunder Marching Band

Department of Music

1000 E. University Ave, Department 3037

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-5244

Fax: (307) 766-5326

Email: jcarver4@uwyo.edu

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