FOURTH OF JULY PARADE – The Marching 100 will perform in the Belton 4th of July Parade! We will rehearse on Monday, July 3 and perform on Tuesday, July 4. Below are the schedules for the events:
MONDAY, JULY 3 – PARADE REHEARSAL
Attire: Comfortable clothes for outdoor rehearsal and tennis shoes.
What to Bring: Instrument, flip folder, large water bottle, sunscreen, and hats/sweatbands/sunglasses.
8:15am – Band Hall Opens
9:00am – Rehearsal Begins
10:00am – Winds/Percussion Transition to Practice Field
10:15am – Parade Rehearsal
12:00pm – Rehearsal Ends
Students should be drinking lots of water before and after practice, as well as before and after the parade. It is also important that students eat a balanced breakfast before reporting each day. If possible, students should spend some time outside in the days prior to the parade to help with heat acclimation.
TUESDAY, JULY 4 – PARADE PERFORMANCE
Attire: Red M100 T-Shirt, solid black athletic shorts, and tennis shoes.
What to Bring: Instrument (no cases), flip folder, sunscreen, and patriotic decorations for yourself or your instrument.
8:15am – Arrive at Pearl Street at UMHB
8:30am – Warm-Up
9:00am – Judging Portion of Parade Begins
10:00am – Parade Begins
11:00am – Approximate Parade End Time
2023 IMPORTANT SUMMER DATES – Provided below is a list of important dates to be aware of for the month of July.
IMPORTANT SUMMER DATES
- July 3-4: Fourth of July Parade Rehearsal/Performance
- July 17-20: Color Guard/Percussion Camp, 9am-4pm
- July 25: FIRST DAY OF SUMMER BAND!!!!
If you have any questions about any of the above information, please contact Mr. Kwaku at firstname.lastname@example.org