One of the largest spirit organizations on campus, the Lyon College Marching Band has developed into one of the most exciting and innovative ensembles on campus. Featuring a diverse group of students from almost every corner of Lyon, the marching band exemplifies hard work, determination, and Scots pride while performing at Lyon College football games and other events during the fall semester.
Dear band students,
I am very excited to begin our third year at Lyon College. The marching band, symphonic winds, and jazz band were a huge success in 2016-2017, and we have big plans for the 2017-2018 season. Please review the band schedule for early week rehearsals. These are all required for band membership. Freshmen will need to complete their S.O.A.R. event earlier in the summer so that they don't miss band rehearsal on August 11. When registering for classes, make sure to list MUS 120 Marching Band.
There are no fees for band membership. Lyon will pay for travel, supplies, and all uniform expenses. When you arrive on August 9, please go to your respective dorm for check-in. We will meet as a band for the first time that evening.
Dress appropriately for all rehearsals. This includes shorts, light clothing, and athletic shoes. Avoid wearing sandals, as we will be marching every day. Please contact me if you have any needs or concerns prior to arriving on campus.
Percussion will receive snare and tenor audition material. Auditions for the drum line will occur on August 10, the first full day of practice.
We are currently in the process of choosing our fall shows, which we will reveal very soon, so make sure to check our Facebook page every day. I can't wait to see you all. Have a productive, restful, and (most of all) fun summer.
Director of Bands
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