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Alumni Band Day
Join fellow former Spirit of the Chanticleer band members for a weekend of fun, music, and football. Meet with old friends and make new ones at this special reunion. The 1st Annual Alumni Band weekendwill take place on Saturday, September 14, 2012 for CCU vs. Eastern Kentucky game.

Spirit of the Chanticleer Marching Band Alumni Reunion is $25 per person. This includes a SOC Alumni T-shirt and hat and your admittance to the game. Reunion participants can purchase extra football tickets for family and friends for $15 each with a percentage of the proceeds going directly back to the University Bands program.

Friday, September 14
7:30pm - Spectrum Fundraising Concert: Alumni can attend the Spectrum concert and help support the Coastal Carolina University Band Program.

9:30pm - SOC Alumni Social: Coastal Ale House following the Spectrum Concert

Saturday, September 15
Alumni will have the opportunity to take part in the game day activities, including Strut Fest, March to the Stadium, At the Gate, Pregame Tunnel and a Halftime selection.

8:30 am - Alumni Band Registration: Band Hall
9:00am - Alumni Band Rehearsal: Band Hall
10:00am - Combined rehearsal with Alumni Band and SOC: Band Hall
4:00 pm - Warm up: Prince Lawn
4:30pm - Strut Fest: Prince Lawn
4:45pm - March to the Stadium
5:00pm - At the Gate
5:40pm - Pregame performance: Brooks Stadium
6:00pm - Kickoff: Eastern Kentucky vs. Coastal

Halftime performance
Alumni participating in the Alumni Marching Band will be escorted from their seats to the field in time for the Halftime Performance. Please wear the Alumni Band T-shirt and hat as your band uniform that you receive on check-in Saturday morning for the game that evening.

Instruments
If you do not own an instrument, you might consider borrowing one from your local high school. The CCU Band has very few extra instruments that possibly can be reserved by contacting Judy Dow, Administrative Specialist at jdow1@coastal.edu or by calling (843) 349-6480 no later than September 14th. Unfortunately, NO sousaphones or percussion will be available for use by Alumni Band members. SORRY, we do not have extra!

Online Registration
Please register by Friday, August 17, 2012: http://www.facebook.com/events/311944255536078/

Overnight Accommodations
Rooms have been blocked at Comfort Suites for SOC Alumni Band Reunion participants and their guests at a special rate of $52.00 per night (plus tax), if made by August 23, 2012. Please mention Alumni Band Special when making your reservation.

Comfort Suites
2480 E Hwy 501
Conway, SC 29526
(843) 347-9292

Questions?
Contact bands@coastal.edu with questions about schedule or the performance.

Who is Coming?
We will maintain a running list of members who sign up and register (updated weekly).


The primary key to success in this endeavor will be YOUR participation. We sincerely hope that you can be with us to play and march again this year. We look forward to seeing you in Conway on Saturday, September 15th!

 

 

 
     
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