Pre-Season Camp Schedule

Saturday, August 16

2:00 PM Drum Majors and Student Staff Report to the Band Rehearsal Hall

Sunday, August 17

9:00 AM Drum Line and Guard members report to campus to move-in.  Check-in to University Housing for Student Staff, Drum Line, and Guard member only begins.  Remember to move-in early, get settled, have lunch with your family, etc.

 

12:30pm          All Leadership meet in Band Rehearsal Hall

1:00pm            Drum Line and Guard report to Band Rehearsal Hall (1550 Doudna) for Orientation

2:00pm            Sectionals for Drum Line and Guard/Leadership training

5:00pm            Dinner, Taylor Dining Center (South Quad)

6:30pm            Sectionals/Training continue

9:30pm            Uniform Fitting for Staff, Drum Line, Guard

 

 

Monday, August 18  "Sound Proud"

7:30 AM Breakfast 

9:00 AM Full Panther Marching Band reports.  Check-in to University Housing for Full Panther MarchingBand begins.  Remember to move-in early, get settled, have lunch with your family, and then check-in for Pre-Season Camp!  Drum Line & Guard Sectionals continue.

1:00 PM Check-in for Pre-Season Camp begins. Pick up information, merchandise, instruments.  Students living in University-owned or privately certifiedhousing should move-in AFTER 9 AM and check-in to Doudna later in the day.  Lunch at Taylor Hall for Drum Line & Guard

 

2:30pm            Full Panther Marching Band report to Band Rehearsal Hall

3:00pm            Drum/Guard to Sectionals; Winds to fundamentals stations!

4:45pm            Student leaders lead way to dinner. Eat with your section! Taylor Dining Center (South Quad)

6:30pm            Drum/Guard Sectionals; All Winds to Band Rehearsal Hall

7:30pm            Winds to Sectionals (Pre-game music)

9:00pm            All Members to Band Rehearsal Hall

9:30pm            Final Announcements/Rookie Brass fitted for Uniforms

 

Tuesday, August 19 "Look Proud"

7:30 AM Breakfast at Taylor Dining

8:30 AM Drill rehearsal at Tarble Field. PMB Fundamentals Rehearsal.  Always bring instruments, music, drill, and pencils.  Wear protective clothing, sunscreen, water bottles, and proper shoes.  NO SANDALS.  We will be doing physical warm-ups during this block, so bring a towel if you do not want to sit on the ground.  All standing and moving fundamentals the PMB way will be done during this time.

12:00 PM Lunch at Tower Dining

1:30 PM Winds/Percussion/Guard in sectionals.  

3:00 PM Full Winds rehearsal in the Large Rehearsal Hall (Drum Line join us at 4pm)

5:00 PM Dinner at Taylor Dining provided by Athletics...eat with people from another sections!

6:30 PM Full Music and Drill Rehearsal on Tarble Field, Learn Pregame

9:30 PM Band Dismissed! Rookie Woodwinds fitted for Uniforms 

NOTE: Graduate Students will be excused for Placement Exams in Theory which take place at 9am and History at 1pm on Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 20 "Be Proud"

7:30 AM Breakfast at Taylor Dining

8:30 AM Drill rehearsal at Tarble Field. PMB Fundamentals Rehearsal.  Always bring instruments, music, drill, and pencils.  Wear protective clothing, sunscreen, water bottles, and proper shoes.  NO SANDALS.  We will be doing physical warm-ups during this block, so bring a towel if you do not want to sit on the ground.  All standing and moving fundamentals the PMB way will be done during this time.

12:00 PM Lunch provided by Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Men's Music Fraternity

1:30 PM Winds/Percussion/Guard in sectionals.  

3:00 PM Full Winds rehearsal in the Large Rehearsal Hall (Drum Line join us at 4pm)

5:00 PM Dinner at Taylor Dining provided by Athletics...eat with your section!

6:30 PM Full Music and Drill Rehearsal on Tarble Field, Review Pre-game, learn 1st show

9:30 PM Band Dismissed! Rookie Woodwinds fitted for Uniforms 

 

NOTE: For the next two days, students will be excused without penalty for: required college meetings, appointments with counselors, working out scheduling problems, registration, auditions, and other academic related responsibilities. Report all anticipated absences for these obligations to both the Graduate Assistant in charge of attendance and Section Leaders. Work, Fraternity and sorority activities are not excused.

Thursday, August 21  "Forever Eastern"

7:30 AM Breakfast at Taylor Dining

8:30 AM Drill rehearsal at INTRAMURAL Fields 7 and 8 (behind O'Brien Stadium). PMB Fundamentals Rehearsal.  Always bring instruments, music, drill, and pencils.  Wear protective clothing, sunscreen, water bottles, and proper shoes.  NO SANDALS.  We will be doing physical warm-ups during this block, so bring a towel if you do not want to sit on the ground.  All standing and moving fundamentals the PMB way will be done during this time.

12:00 PM Lunch at Tower Dining

1:30 PM Winds/Percussion/Guard in sectionals.  

3:00 PM Full Winds rehearsal in the Large Rehearsal Hall (Drum Line join us at 4pm)

5:00 PM Picnic on South Quad...eat in large sections (brass, ww, guard, percussion)

6:30 PM Full Music and Drill Rehearsal on IM Fields

9:30 PM Band Dismissed

Friday, August 22 "We Are Loyal"

STUDENT MEAL PLANS BEGIN! 

BLUE FRIDAY! WEAR BLUE! Note: wearing red it not an option!

6:30 AM Breakfast 

8:30 AM All new students attend EIU Reads Program along with other Prowl activities in the morning. All other students - textbook rental, advising appointments, other meetings, etc.

12:00 PM Lunch; Picnic on South Quad

1:30 PM Full Music and Drill Rehearsal on Tarble Field in under-uniform: Official PMB Shirt, shorts, socks, tennis shoes

3:30 PM "Eastern Sights and Sounds Performance" for all transfer and freshman students

5:00 PM Dinner, THOMAS dining hall

6:30 PM Full Music and Drill Rehearsal on Tarble Field

9:30 PM Band Dismissed!

 

Saturday, August 23 "We are.....The Panther Marching Band" 

8:30 AM Drill rehearsal at Tarble Field. PMB Fundamentals Rehearsal.  Always bring instruments, music, drill, and pencils.  Wear protective clothing, sunscreen, water bottles, and proper shoes.  NO SANDALS.  We will be doing physical warm-ups during this block, so bring a towel if you do not want to sit on the ground.  All standing and moving fundamentals the PMB way will be done during this time.

12:00 PM Lunch

1:30 PM Winds/Percussion/Guard in sectionals.  

3:00 PM Full Winds rehearsal in the Large Rehearsal Hall (Drum Line join us at 4pm)

5:00 PM Dinner at Taylor Dining provided by Athletics...eat with your section

6:30 PM Full Music and Drill Rehearsal on Tarble Field, begin to learn pre-game

9:30 PM Band Dismissed! 

 

Sunday, August 24 

6:00 PM Meet at Tarble Field for warm-up, line-up, March Out...First Night T-Shirt, Khaki shorts, tennis shoes,  ball caps. Percussion, Meet Athletics by Old Main at 7:15. We will meet you by Lumpkin and lead everyone in to First Night.

7:30 PM FIRST NIGHT Performance

9:00 PM Band Dismissed!

 

Monday, August 25 

4:00 PM Panther Marching Band Rehearsal on Tarble Field

6:00 PM Band Dismissed!