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2014 KU Band Day

 


The University of Kansas Bands
68th Annual KU BAND DAY
Saturday, September 12, 2015
University of Memphis vs. KU

The KU Bands are proud to announce our 2015 Band Day! Our traditional Band Day festivities begin with a parade down Massachusetts Street in downtown Lawrence, which is followed by a massed band rehearsal at Memorial Stadium. The massed bands will then perform at halftime of the University of Memphis vs. KU football game.

The halftime music will consist of the following selections:

I’m a Jayhawk
Stand Up and Cheer
Kansas Song
Fighting Jayhawk
Carry On Wayward Son

Sheet music for the four fight songs can be downloaded from the following link:
http://music.ku.edu/band/fightsongs

Carry on Wayward Son is arranged by Michael Sweeney and published by Hal Leonard, and is available through various music retailers.

Additional details, including a schedule for the day, will be emailed to bands in August. If you have further questions, please contact Ms. Sharon Toulouse, Assistant Director of Bands, at stoulouse@ku.edu, or contact the band office at 785-864-3367.

NOTE: Due to television contracts, we may not know the kickoff time until approximately twelve days prior to Band Day. We will email the kickoff time to the participating bands as soon as we find out. In the event that the kickoff time is early, we will cancel the massed band rehearsal and halftime performance. The parade will still be held downtown, and bands will be able to watch the game in Memorial Stadium.

Click here to register for the 2015 KU Band Day!
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1eqdl9XkMtJONChI8dMwI0V6PdjhXfanvLdZ3YAd9EKw/viewform

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Friends of the School of Music

Reach Out Kansas, Inc., Smithyman & Zakoura Chartered and KU Music Concert Series 2014-2015

Music students present hundreds of public concerts every year
Students perform in KU choirs, concert bands, pep bands, ensembles, symphony orchestra, and jazz combos
The school owns one of the greatest jazz record collections in the world
KU Wind Ensemble performed the world premiere of the symphony "In the Shadow of No Towers" at Carnegie Hall
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
26 prestigious Rhodes Scholars — more than all other Kansas colleges combined
Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually