2014 Band Camp Response Form

DEADLINE JULY 21st (IMPORTANT)

IMPORTANT: We must have the following information in order to arrange for accommodations (lodging and meals) and to write the drill. Even though you may be a returning member, it is necessary that you send in your form. We will not assume that you will be arriving on a certain day — you must let us know!

Required field *

Name: *

WIU Email address: *

WIU ID *

Cell Phone: *


(Area Code) xxx-xxxx

Fall 2014 Dorm (if applicable)

Instrument or section


(i.e., drum major, piccolo, percussion, flag, danceline, etc.)

SCHOOL OF MUSIC INSTRUMENTS: Please check if you will need to check out an instrument from the WIU School of Music inventory (**MUSIC PARTS will be available on WesternOnline during the first week of August. You must be registered for Marching Band (MUS 116) to be able to access your music.)

Yes No

Band Camp arrival:

DRUMLINE, LEADERSHIP (section leaders, captains, & drum majors), WESTERNETTES (danceline), AND GUARD arrive on SUN., Aug. 17. We will be sending further information soon.

ALL OTHER MARCHING BAND MEMBERS arrive on TUES., Aug. 19

(see band camp information regarding residence hall move in as arranged by University Bands Office).

Meals provided at no additional cost to the student will be according to the day of your expected arrival (see above list) at the West Dining Hall. Breakfast is not provided. To allow us to make appropriate reservations, IT IS NECESSARY that you check the meals you wish to have ordered (please do not request the meals if you do not want them - we pay for those which are ordered):

Leadership, Danceline, Guard, and Drumline only

Mon. Lunch, Aug. 18.

Leadership, Danceline, Guard, and Drumline only

Mon. Dinner, Aug. 18.

Everyone coming for band camp

Tues. Dinner, Aug. 19

Wed. Lunch, Aug. 20

Wed. Dinner, Aug. 20

Students may use their meal cards (Sodexo points available) starting on Thurs., Aug. 21.

Burger King in the Union Food Court will be open during band camp week.

If you are a new member or a returning member needing

1.

MTX Marching Shoes (all black - cost $40.00),

please indicate size: (Shoes are ordered, so it is necessary to send us your correct size without delay.

The shoes run true to size, so order what you normally wear). If you do not order early, we cannot guarantee having your shoes by the first performance on Aug. 17th.

2.

WIU Marching Band Tee-shirt

(new design, required for all members).

Cost will be $12 for small to 2XL (add $2 for 3XL or larger).

Please check your size:

Small

Medium

Large

X-Large

2X-Large

3X-Large

4X-Large

The band will always wear these shirts under the uniform jacket and at other select events.

3.

ML Baseball Cap ($20)

S/M 6 3/4-7 1/8

M/L 7-7 3/8

L/XL 7 1/4 - 7 5/8

4.

White long wristed cotton gloves ($5)

for wind players, please check your size:

Small

Medium

Large

X-Large

5.

Music flip folder

for woodwinds and brass ($6)

Extra pages ($1 each)

6.

If you need a lyre, please check and we can order this for you from Kidder Music (prices vary by instrument).

Lyre Yes. No.

Drawstring bag Yes No

(will be available for purchase at Bookstore)

Returning Member Yes No

Payment (check or cash) to be made upon receipt of item(s) in the Bands Office, Sallee 202. Make check payable to WIU Bands.

UNIFORM CHECK-OUT INFORMATION

The following needs to be completed by all woodwind, brass, and percussion members (Westernaires color guard and Westernettes danceline members will be sized for uniforms during camp at times TBA). Please write your name, sex (male or female) and measurements below:

Name: *


Note: If you do not have to order a marching band uniform, just enter 'N/A' in the box.

Sex:

Male Female

Height: *

(Taken from the top of the head to the floor with shoes in most cases)
Note: If you do not have to order a marching band uniform, just enter 'N/A' in the box.

Weight: *

(Pounds, rounded to the next whole pound)
Note: If you do not have to order a marching band uniform, just enter 'N/A' in the box.

Head: *

(Taken around the crown of the head)
Note: If you do not have to order a marching band uniform, just enter 'N/A' in the box.

Chest: *

(Taken around the body under the arms across the chest area at its maximum bulk)
Note: If you do not have to order a marching band uniform, just enter 'N/A' in the box.

Waist: *

(Taken around the body above the hip bone, approximately at the navel)
Note: If you do not have to order a marching band uniform, just enter 'N/A' in the box.

Seat: *

(Taken around the body at the widest point of the buttocks)
Note: If you do not have to order a marching band uniform, just enter 'N/A' in the box.

-- To illustrate how these dimensions are to be measured on a body, see measurement figure below --

uniform

Remember - band camp is required of all Marching Leathernecks, which includes all musicians, Westernaires (colorguard), and Westernettes (danceline).

Indicate below any additional, important comments relating to band camp. Please review form carefully before returning. Make certain you have given complete information.

Please return this form promptly to:

University Bands, Western Illinois University, 1 University Circle, Macomb IL 61455 or Fax (309) 298-1499

After sending the form to us, if you wish to change anything before camp, you must call (309) 298-1505 by Aug. 1st. Thank you!

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