NIU Band Day 9/9/2017

Post date: Aug 24, 2017 6:54:12 PM

Please add the following event to your calendars. Northern Illinois Universiy Band Day.

The Marching Blazers will join other high school band and the Huskie Marching Band during halftime when NIU plays Eastern Illinois University.

Here is the tentative schedule:

7:00 am Arrive ATHS. Dress in uniform pants, shoes, and socks. Bring garment bag with the uniform jacket.

7:30 am - Depart for NIU

8:30 am- Arrive NIU. A band guide will meet us at the southeast corner of the stadium on Stadium Drive South. Please leave as many cases as possible on the bus. The fewer items webring into Huskie Stadium, the faster we will get through security.

9:15 am- Rehearsal starts in Huskie Stadium. Winds and Drumline report to the field, Color Guard to rehearsal at Central Park.

*Reminder: Rehearse in half uniform and bring individual bottles of water in the event of a hot day.

10:15 am- Color Guard arrives inside Huskie Stadium for massed ensemble rehearsal.

11:15 am- Practice ends at Huskie Stadium. Once students are dismissed from rehearsal, they should head to the concession area for lunch via the southeast corner of the stands. The discount prices offered will only be available under the east side stands. We can eat lunch in our seat location in the stands.

12:30 pm-Lunch ends at the concession stands. High school bands go to seat location in the stands.

2:00 pm- Huskie Marching Band pre-game show begins!

2:30 pm-Kickoff!!

5:30 pm- Projected end of the game. Depart for ATHS

7:00 pm - Arrive at ATHS, put away gear and uniforms, students dismissed.

If you are interested in being a chaperone, let me know asap! Free admission for all chaperones!!

if you would like to attend and watch, here is the ticket info:

If your child is unable to attend, please complete this form ASAP: