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2022 Pre-season Camp Schedule*

All dates are required. Students residing on campus will be allowed to move in early;
campus housing early-arrival fees will be paid for by the Music Department pending university funding.

Once each group has reported to campus, those members will remain for the duration of the camp.
Members should plan to be in attendance all day.

*subject to change (as of  8/2/22)*
Advantage activities are listed in bold

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Monday, August 8

All Student Leadership/Paid Staff Report

In Attendance: Student Staff

Time Activity Location
Noon - 5:00PM Campus Residence Check-In
(retrieve keys and move into campus housing at this time)
The Station
8:15 - 9:00AM Student staff check out instruments, music, etc. FA 116
9:00AM - Noon Orientation/Activities/Rehearsals
(have instruments throughout the day)
FA 116
Noon - 1:30PM Lunch (paid by the BMB) -
1:30 - 6:00PM Student staff: Meetings/Activities/Rehearsals FA 116
6:00PM Dismissed or voluntary evening activities -

Tuesday, August 9

NEW Colorguard and ALL Drumline Report

In Attendance: Student Staff, New Colorguard & All Drumline

Campus housing opens in the early morning (8:00AM, typically) for move-in; Colorguard and Drumline members report to camp after lunch.

Time Activity Location
8:00AM - Noon Campus Residence Check-in
(retrieve keys and move into campus housing at this time)
The Station
8:00 - 9:15AM STAFF Volunteers assist with Rookie move-in The Station
9:30AM - Noon STAFF Meetings/Activities/Rehearsals  FA 116
12:30PM Lunch provided for all student and professional staff only  FA 116
2:00 - 2:30PM BMB Registration & Orientation for Colorguard (CG) and Drumline (DL) Fine Arts Building, lobby
2:30 - 3:00PM BMB orientation for new Colorguard and Drumline  FA 116
3:00 - 6:00PM        CG:  Rehearsals (HF)
       DL:  Auditions (FA)
    Staff:  meetings/rehearsals
Hughes Fieldhouse
Fine Arts Building
6:00 - 7:00PM ALL: Dinner (provided by the BMB) FA 116
7:00 - 9:00PM        CG:  Rehearsals (Pavilion)
       DL:  Auditions/Rehearsals
    Staff:  optional evening activities
Pavilion
Fine Arts Building or outside

Wednesday, August 10

In Attendance: Student Staff, New Colorguard & All Drumline

Time Activity Location
8:00AM - Noon STAFF: meetings/Activities/Rehearsals will be communicated
9:00AM - Noon      CG: rehearsals (PAC)
     DL: rehearsals (FA)
PAC main stage
Fine Arts Building
Noon - 1:30PM ALL: Lunch (provided by the BMB)
Student staff departs for MOERA at 12:45
FA 116
1:30 - 5:00PM       CG: rehearsals (HF)
      DL: rehearsals (FA)
    Staff: MOERA & camp prep.
Fine Arts Building
Hughes Fieldhouse
MOERA
5:00 - 6:30PM Dinner (on your own) -
6:30 - 8:00PM DL & CG:  possible rehearsals
     Staff:  camp prep
Fine Arts Building or Pavilion (CG)

Thursday, August 11

All First Year and Remaining Colorguard Members Report

In Attendance: Student Staff, First-Year Members, All Colorguard & All Drumline

Campus housing opens in the early morning (8AM, typically) for move-in; members reporting today attend camp for the first time after lunch.

Time Activity Location
8:00AM - 12:30PM Campus residence check-in for all members reporting today Your residence hall
9:00 - 11:30AM      CG: rehearsals (PAC)
     DL: auditions/rehearsals (FA)
  Staff: meetings/assist with move-in
PAC Studio Theatre
Fine Arts Building
11:30AM - 1:00PM ALL: Lunch (on your own) -
1:00 - 2:30PM BMB Camp registration for all members reporting today; staff assists Fine Arts Building
2:30 - 3:15PM Orientation for ALL new members (including CG and DL) FA 116
3:15 - 5:00PM     CG: rehearsals (PAC)
    DL: rehearsals (FA)
PAC main stage
Fine Arts Building
3:15 - 4:45PM All wind players reporting today: auditions for parts (if not already submitted) Fine Arts Building
5:00 - 6:00PM Ensemble music rehearsal (winds only, DL is separate) (CJT)
    CG: rehearsal (HF)
CJT
Hughes Fieldhouse
6:00 - 7:00PM Dinner (provided by the BMB) FA 116
7:15 - 8:15PM Marching Fundamentals Rehearsal (returning DL & CG not required to attend)

Lot 62 or Stadium (not HF)

Friday, August 12

In Attendance: Student Staff, First-Year Members, All Colorguard & All Drumline

Time Activity Location
9:00 - 10:45AM Sectional Rehearsals Fine Arts Building, ETC
11:00AM - Noon Safety presentation (with campus police) for all BMB members new to Northwest FA 116
Noon - 1:15PM Lunch (on your own) -
1:30 - 3:00PM Ensemble Music Rehearsal/CG rehearsal Band: CJT
Seats/CG: Pavilion
3:00 - 5:00PM Pick up laptops in assigned groups (must have Bearcat ID, login info and signed contract via CatPAWS) Rickman Bldg
5:00 - 6:00PM Dinner (provided by the BMB) FA 116
6:15 - 8:00PM Marching Fundamentals Rehearsal (returning DL & CG not required to attend) Hughes Fieldhouse

Saturday, August 13

All Remaining Returning Members Report

In Attendance: All Members & Staff

Campus housing opens in the early morning (8AM, typically) for move-in; members reporting today attend camp for the first time after lunch.

Time Activity Location
*ADVANTAGE BEGINS & CAMPUS MEAL PLANS ARE ACTIVE STARTING AT 10:30AM TODAY*
beginning at 8:00AM Veterans: Campus Residence Check-in for members reporting today (may be long lines!) Your Residence Hall
9:00 - 11:30AM Rookies: Marching Rehearsal Hughes Fieldhouse
10:00 - 11:30AM Veterans: BMB Camp registration Fine Arts lobby
11:30AM - 1:00PM Lunch (on your own, meal plans are active, campus dining is open from now on) -
1:00 - 1:45PM Veterans: Orientation (DL & CG Vets included) PAC
1:45 - 2:15PM Section meet and greet
CG rehearsal 
New members report to PAC lobby
PAC (Band)
Pavilion (CG)
2:15 - 4:30PM Music Rehearsal (full Band)
CG rehearsal
PAC (Band)
Pavilion (CG)
4:30 - 6:00PM Dinner (on your own) -
6:00 - 8:00PM Veterans: Marching Rehearsal Hughes Fieldhouse
6:00 - 8:00PM If you live on campus: Residence Hall Orientation Your Residence Hall

Sunday, August 14

In Attendance: All Members & Staff

Time Activity Location
Talk to your Seminar Instructor and Peer Advisor about Convocation and “Can I Kiss You” conflicts
Noon - 1:30PM ALL: section rehearsals (CJT, 200, and 254 rooms unavailable) Outside or Fine Arts
1:00 - 1:50PM Advantage: First-Year Commuter Student Meeting (excused from sectional rehearsals) check Adv. docs
2:00 - 3:30PM Advantage: University Seminar meetings check Adv. docs
2:15 - 4:00PM VETERANS: Full Band Rehearsal (small snack provided at end of this rehearsal) PAC
CG outside (no Pavilion)
4:30PM - 7:00PM Marching Rehearsal Hughes Fieldhouse

Monday, August 15

In Attendance: All Members & Staff

Time Activity Location
8:30 - 10:00AM
Advantage: University Seminar meeting
(tell your teacher you will not be able to attend on Tuesday b/c you’re in the BMB! This is an excused absence).
check Adv. docs
9:00 - 11:00AM VETERANS: Music Rehearsal Full Band (PAC)
Colorguard Rehearsal (outside)
PAC
CG outside (no Pavilion)
10:00AM
Advantage: School or Department meetings, if required check Adv. docs
11:00AM - 12:30PM Lunch (on your own)  -
12:30 - 2:30PM ALL: Sectional Rehearsals Outside or Fine Arts
3:00 - 6:00PM ALL: Marching Rehearsal (Pregame/Halftime/Parade) Lot 62
8:00PM
Advantage: Can I kiss you? (all BMB Advantage students attend 8PM session)
PAC

Tuesday, August 16

In Attendance: All Members & Staff

Time Activity Location
1:30PM Freshman Convocation Dress Rehearsal
Report dressed in BMB t-shirt, BMB baseball cap, khaki shorts/pants & tennis shoes. (CG: see Captains)

1st Year Students are excused from University Seminar for this rehearsal. Be sure to inform your U Sem teacher that you are in the BMB!
Lamkin Arena
3:30 - 4:30PM Performance: Freshman Convocation & Celebration Lamkin (Bearcat Arena), Bell Tower

Wednesday, August 17

First day of Classes! BMB Rehearsal 4:10-5:15PM (Lot 62). Have a great first day, Bearcats!

 

Sectional locations, unless otherwise instructed: Flutes: FA 109; Clarinets: FA Dance Studio; Alto Saxes: FA 108; Tenor Saxes: FA 107; Tpts: FA 244; Mellos: FA 200; Low Brass: FA 116 (if splitting up, can use FA 259); Drumline: outside or CJT; Colorguard: Ray Courter Pavilion