Alumni Band - 90th Anniversary
In celebrating the 90th Anniversary of the VW Bands we hope you will join us on September 1 for the home game against Wapakoneta. Different this year - Alumni can perform at Pregame and/or Halftime. For halftime we have selected two tunes (all pregame and halftime music can be found below) that the Alumni will perform that evening. MACARTHUR PARK (from the Jay Hall years) and SWEET CHILD O' MINE (from the Anthony Alessandrini era) will be featured at halftime (no marching!). Of course we'll also play a Cougar Fight Song!
Registration deadline- August 15 (after that we might not be able to provide a Tshirt or an instrument for you)
Performance Date- September 1, 2017
Report time- 5:15 Alumni Checkin for Halftime performers... 5:30 Halftime Rehearsal... 6:00 Checkin for Pregame/Bleacher only... 6:15 Warmup for Pregame with HS School Band. Kick off is at 7:00pm.
Dress- 90th Anniversary Tshirt (provided free), khaki shorts, sneakers
Cost- There is no cost to performing alumni (game entry, tshirt are provided free). Family members will be charged the standard game entry fee and can purchase tickets in conjunction with athletic department policies.
PLEASE NOTE: Registration had ENDED - to be added to the Alumni performance please email email@example.com
MUSIC (download the pdf for your part - trumpets choose the range that is most appropriate for your current skill level)
Cougar Fanfare/Illinois Loyalty
Cougar Fight Song
Alma Mater/Star Spangled Banner
Sweet Child O' Mine (Alumni Version)
Cougar Fight Song (found above for pregame)