Band Camp, Week 1!

Schedule, Week of 7/23/2018:

Notes:
-Be sure to stay well-hydrated throughout band camp. In addition to foregoing the dangers of dehydration in the heat, it will also help you keep alert and play your instruments better!
-Bring hats. Sunscreen strongly suggested!
-You will be turned away if you do not have water!
-We have scheduled our blocks to work around the weather. The weather is forecast to have highs above 100 degrees throughout this week!

Pep Music:
Basic Pep Pack
-Star Spangled Banner
-Fight Song
-Alma Mater
-Uptown Funk
-Bang Bang
-Smells Like Teen Spirit
-Sell Out
-Brain Stew
-Rock Shorts
-More TBA

Battery Cadences:
-Firecracker
-1-7
-Chicken
-Salt and Pepper
-Stolen Goods

Why pep music? We have gigs next week.

Monday:
8am-12pm: Visual Block – Marching Basics: Posture, forward/backwards technique, slides, direction changes.
Marching Exercises: Posture breakdown sequence (posture breakdown/tendus/slow ballones/pendulum swings), 8s and 8s, Rocket Science, Box Drill, Goalpost Exercise
12pm LUNCH
1:10pm-5pm: Music Block – Pep Music Crash Course, Opener Book
Music: Basic Pep Pack, Fight Song, Alma Mater, Star Spangled Banner, Uptown Funk, Bang Bang MEMORIZED, Opener

Tuesday:
8am-12pm: Visual Block – Marching Basics Continued
Marching Exercises: Continuation of Prior Exercises, Circle Drill
Dance/Movement Exercises: Across the Floors (Coupe Walks, Chasses, Ronde de jambes), Leans and Lunges
12pm LUNCH
1:10pm-5pm: Music Block – Pep Music Crash Course, Opener Book
Music: Smells Like Teen Spirit, Brain Stew, Rock Shorts, Sell Out, Opener

Wednesday:
8am-12pm: Visual Block – Visual Exercises and Tracking (Music and Marching)
12pm LUNCH
1:10pm-5pm: Music Block – Opener and Ballad Book, Runthrough Pep Music Set

Thursday:
8am-12pm: Visual Block – Visual Exercises and Tracking (Music and Marching)
12pm LUNCH
1:10pm-5pm: Music Block – Opener and Ballad Book, Runthrough Pep Music Set (For Cleaning)

Friday
8am-12pm: Visual Block – Visual Exercises and Tracking (Music and Marching)
12pm LUNCH
1:10pm-5pm: Music Block – Opener and Ballad Book, Runthrough Pep Music Set (For Perfection!)

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