MAY 18, 2016 — EVANSTON, ILL. — The performance and rehearsal schedule for the 2016-2017 Northwestern University "Wildcat" Marching Band has been announced. It will be an exciting season that includes a road trip to Ohio and visits from the Nebraska and Illinois State Marching Bands.

These performances, rehearsals, and events are expected attendance events for all marching band members, who should register now to participate in the 2016-2017 season.

2016-2017 NUMB Performances

9/3 TBA Wildcat Football vs. Western Michigan
High School Band Day
9/10 TBA Wildcat Football vs. Illinois State
Special Guests: Illinois State Big Red Marching Machine
9/13 9:00 a.m. March Through the Arch
Deering Meadow
9/15 6:00 p.m. Evanston Day Pep Rally
Downtown Evanston
9/16 10:00 a.m. Purple Pride
Martin Stadium
9/17 7:00 p.m. Wildcat Football vs. Duke
Evanston Day
9/19 10:30 a.m. President's Wildcat Welcome Convocation
Welsh-Ryan Arena
(former NUMBers only)
9/24 6:30 p.m. Wildcat Football vs. Nebraska
Special Guests: Nebraska Cornhusker Marching Band
10/21 6:30 p.m. Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally
Sheridan Avenue and Deering Meadow
10/22 TBA Wildcat Football vs. Indiana
10/29 5:30 p.m. ET Wildcat Football AT Ohio State
Columbus, Ohio
(NUMB departs 10/28, returns 10/30)
11/5 TBA Wildcat Football vs. Wisconsin
11/26 TBA Wildcat Football vs. Illinois
12/13 TBA B1G Championship
Indianapolis, Ind.
TBA TBA Wildcat Football Bowl Trip

2016 NUMB Band Camp

All band camp schedules are subject to revision dependent on performance and personnel eeds, weather, and other factors. Mr. Farris and the band staff will announce all revisions during rehearsal or via internal communications.

Saturday, August 27

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Registration, instrument and uniform checkout, move into temporary housing
Foster-Walker Complex
1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Welcome Meeting
Regenstein Hall, Room 011
1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Sectional Rehearsals
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Full Music Rehearsal
Regenstein Hall, Room 011
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Dinner
6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Marching Rehearsal
9:30 p.m. Announcements & "Assorted Fun"

Sunday, August 28 – Friday, September 2

8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Marching Rehearsal
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Sectional Rehearsals
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Full Music Rehearsal
Regenstein Hall, Room 011
4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Dinner
6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Marching Rehearsal

Satruday, September 3: It's Game Day!

High School Band Day schedule will be announced.

Sunday, September 4

1:00 p.m. NUMB Picnic
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Music Rehearsal (tentative)

Monday, September 5 – Monday, September 19

A formal schedule will be announced by early August. While we begin the year with a very busy performance schedule, rehearsals will not be as time intensive as band camp week. On average, expect to meet 2-4 hours per day during this time period. There will be days off and we try to schedule around Wildcat Welcome and registration as needed. Move-in day to permanent dorms is Wednesday, September 7.

Tuesday, September 20

Fall quarter classes begin, including normal rehearsal schedule.

Fall Quarter Rehearsal Schedule

NUMB rehearses Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. and on Thursdays from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

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