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Band dinner is at 5:30 tonight!  If you don't have the details, please email Dr. Carson.

Here is Sunday's detailed schedule:

Coe College Concert Band
Commencement Day Schedule
Sunday, May 11, 2014

7:40        Percussionists, librarians, Sinfonians set up stage
7:50        Woodwinds and Brass arrive, adjust chairs/stands
        warm up, begin to tune
7:55        Final tuning, instructions
8:00        Fanfare on CCCB
8:04        Chorale and Shaker Dance
8:16        The Parting Glass
8:22        New World Variations
8:29        Original Suite (selections)
I.    March (3:30)
II.    Finale (2:00)
8:37    Seniors get final instructions, eat breakfast
    then leave to ring bell, get photographs, etc.
    Rehearse pieces without seniors
8:40    Collegiate Rite (see information sheet)    
8:50    Coe Loyalty
8:53    Fanfare on CCCB without seniors
    with big crash at end
        March, Op. 99


9:00    Non-seniors eat breakfast, use restrooms
9:20    Return to seats, tune


9:30        Perform pre-commencement concert
9:30        Fanfare on CCCB
9:32        Chorale and Shaker Dance
9:43        The Parting Glass
9:49        New World Variations
9:56        Original Suite (selections)
I.    March (3:30)
II.    Finale (2:00)
10:02        Processional
Collegiate Rite (see information sheet)

Presentation of degrees, speeches, awards, etc.

Coe Loyalty

About noon     - Recessional
    Fanfare on CCCB without seniors
    with big crash at end
        March, Op. 99

About 12:30 - assist with teardown, return music, instruments, keys


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