High School Band Day

Band Day

Band Day

Band Day

The Mu Kappa Chapter of Kappa Kappa Psi and the Laker Marching Band invite YOU to the Annual GVSU High School Band Day on Saturday, November 3, 2018 as the Lakers of Grand Valley take on the Eagles of Ashland University!

Come take a tour of the Allendale Campus and be apart of the action with the National Championship Laker Football Team as the GVSU Band Day musicians perform in a powerful mass band with the GVSU "Pride of the Midwest!"

If you have any questions please free to contact us by phone at (616) 331-2942, or by email at gvsubandday@gmail.com.


2018 Band Day Registration

Registration Deadline

October 29, 2018 @ 9am

The 2018 GVSU Band Day Registration will open on August 1, 2018!

All participants and guests must register online. You can enter 1-15 registrants (participants and guests). If you have more than 15, then you will need to submit more than one time. Online registrations must be completed by the director or their appointee by 9:00am on Monday, October 29, 2018.

BAND DAY REGISTRATION FORM

Band Directors

Band Directors can download a Band Day Registration Help Packet that contains:
- 2018 Band Day Letter
- Registration Work Sheet to assist with online registration
- Map of GVSU Allendale Campus with marked parking (free) and drop off location

BAND DAY REGISTRATION HELP PACKET - AVAILABLE ON SEPTEMBER 1, 2018


GVSU Band Day Costs

The cost of attendance for a student is $13. This covers the student's ticket to the football game.

Guests can request football tickets ($13/per person) for the game through the online GVSU Band Day Registration site. Every guest attending the football game will need to purchase a ticket.

Students and Guests can request a meal ticket ($10/per person) and/or an official GVSU Band Day T-Shirt ($7/per person) through the online GVSU Band Day Registration form. Both the meal and t-shirt are optional. All who are purchasing a football ticket or dinner ticket must register through the GVSU Band Day Online Registration by Monday, October 29, 2018.

No additional Official Band Day T-Shirts or Dinner tickets can be purchased after Monday, October 29, 2018.

Refunds will be honored until 5:00pm on Friday, October 26, 2018.

Payment

Payments will be accepted by mail (encouraged) before Monday, October 29, 2018 or at the Band Day Check-in on Saturday, November 3, 2018.
All participants and guests must be paid in-full on or before Saturday, November 3, 2018 to participate.

Checks should made out to: 
2018 GVSU Band Day

Please send checks to:

2018 GVSU Band Day
1 Campus Drive, 1300 Haas Center for the Performing Arts
Allendale, MI 49401

 

Check In - SUBJECT TO CHANGE IF GAME TIME CHANGES!

Band Day Check In is from 8:00am - 9:00am at the Haas Center for the Performing Arts practice field.

All materials (Music, T-Shirt, Tickets for students and Tickets for Guests) will be handed out at Check In.

Dinner

We offer a Pizza and Salad LUNCH to students and guests. A meal ticket ($10/per person) can be requested through the online 2018 GVSU Band Day Registration form. The meal is completely optional.

If you choose to not purchase a meal ticket, other food options are offered by GVSU Campus Dining. See Campus Dining for more information on alternative food options.


Music

Each band can purchase the following musical selections that will be performed during the 2018 Band Day Halftime Show or music will be provided the day of the event:

Selection #1: TBD 
Selection #2: TBD

Instruments

ALL participants must bring their own instrument or flag, lyre and flip folder. GVSU will not provide any instrument or flag, lyres or flip folders for the Band Day Event.

GVSU will transport any instrument cases to the field for the participants. All cases taken to the field must be picked up after the half-time performance.

Uniform Information

Participants should wear their HS Band Uniform at rehearsal and performance due to the tight schedule of the day.

Color Guard Videos

Color Guard videos for the Band Day songs will be posted by October 1, 2018.

 

Majorette Information

  1. Majorettes will be placed around the field and not as a group.
  2. Each majorette will prepare your OWN routine for each song. 
  3. Song #1 - TBD
    • This song will feature one (1) baton work.
  4. Song #2 - TBD
    • This song will feature two (2) baton work if possible or one (1) baton work. 

All majorette participants can contact Carolyn Gregory if you have any questions at GVSULMB@gvsu.edu

GVSU Band Day Schedule - SUBJECT TO CHANGE IF GAME TIME CHANGES!

Time

Description

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Band Day Check-In at Performing Arts Center Marching Band Field

Optional guided tour of Allendale Campus or interviews with LMB members.

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Laker Marching Band Rehearsal at the Haas Center for the Performing Arts Marching Band Field. Open rehearsal. ALL encouraged to attend!

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Mandatory Rehearsal with Laker Marching Band

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Pizza Lunch at Haas Center for the Performing Arts

11:30 AM

Line up at Carillon Tower to prepare for march to Lubber's Stadium

12:00 PM

Arrive at Lubber's Stadium

1:00 PM

Kick Off! - Ashland University vs. GVSU
ANCHOR UP!



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