Band Camp 2011 Letter

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Dear Stevenson University Marching Band Member:

It is with great pride that I welcome you to the inaugural season of the Stevenson University Marching Band. This year promises to be a very exciting endeavor for all involved!

This letter contains pertinent information regarding for our upcoming August 19-24 band camp, permanent housing move in and the band camp schedule. Below is a checklist of information:

1. Move-In – August 19, 2011 @ 10am

Please report to the Radcliffe Activity Center on the Owings Mills campus to move in. Keys will be available from 8:00am until 1:00pm in the Radcliffe Activity Center. This will be your permanent housing for the year. Commuter students will not have housing and will need to travel to band camp on their own.

2. Final Payment and Required Forms Students must have ALL financial obligations cleared. All on-campus students must have their housing contract and their health form completed prior to band camp. Please contact the Resident Life if you have questions: 443-334-2588.

PLEASE NOTE: STUDENTS CANNOT PARTICIPATE IN BAND CAMP AND ENROLL IN CLASSES IN ANY OF THESE ABOVE ITEMS ARE MISSING

3. Meals

All meals will be provided for resident students. Only lunch and dinner will be provided for commuter students. A late night snack will be provided for resident students only. Please contact Mr. Lortz concerning any dietary concerns or restrictions.

4. What do I need for Band Camp?

• Instrument (If you have your own instrument please bring it to band camp. We are in the process of ordering New instruments but some are still in the process of being delivered.)

• Clothing – Remember we will be outside…so please dress appropriately.

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Wear lightweight and light color clothing – NO JEANS OR DRESSES Athletic/Cross Training or Running Shoes – NO SANDALS OR FLIP FLOPS Hat with Brim – 100% MANDATORY

• 1” Binder with sheet protectors for music and marching band drill and a pencil • Water in thermos or plastic bottles • Sun Block & Insect repellent if needed • Sunglasses if desired

• Rain Gear and Rainy day change of clothes

4. Band Camp Schedule – Please see the attached band camp schedule

As a reminder, we have a website (http://marchingband.stevenson.edu/) and a Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/StevensonBand) that will have all pertinent information regarding band camp and the season.

I am very excited to meet and work with you this semester. If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact me: mlortz@stevenson.edu or my office phone: 443-334-2301. Thank you.

Sincerely,

Mark Lortz Director of Bands 443-334-2301

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