Governors Own Marching Band
The Governors Own Marching Band is under the direction of:
John P. Schnettler
Music/Mass Communication Building, Room 163
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JOIN THE APSU MARCHING BAND!
The APSU Marching Band is open to ALL APSU students, regardless of major or full/part time status. Please contact Mr. Schnettler if you are intrested in the GOMB: email@example.com and please list your: Instrument, email address, phone number, and high school attended.
INSTRUMENT SPECIFIC INFORMATION
Woodwinds & Brass - An individual "minimum skills" audition is required, auditions are held in the late Spring semester. You will prepare 2 one-minute snippets of anything you wish - along with the APSU Fight Song (email Mr. Schnettler for a copy of the Fight Song to prepare).
Percussion - We field a full Battery line of 7 snares, 4 tenors, and 6 basses - as well as a 14 member Front Ensemble! We are proud to perform on brand new Mapex & Majestic instruments. We will hold auditions in May, 2014. Check here and our Facebook page for a specific date and for updates!
Color Guard - The APSU Color Guard is instructed & choreographed by Matt Caudill of Eklipse Winter Guard! All members use school provided 6' flags - and we also have some members on rifle & sabre. All members must audition, we wIll hold auditions in May/June 2014. Check here and our Facebook page for a specific date and for updates!
SCHOLARSHIPS FOR ALL MEMBERS OF THE MARCHING BAND!
We are proud to award scholarship to ALL members of the APSU Marching Band. First year members can earn up to $950 their freshman year, and this amount increases by $100 each year you return. For more information on scholarships, please contact Mr. Schnettler firstname.lastname@example.org
GOMB Day 2014 - Date TBA
All high school band students are invited to spend a day as a member of the GOMB! We haven't set a date yet for Fall 2014, but check back here soon!
We had over 130 students join us last year, for a combined band of just under 300 on the field!
Contact Mr. Schnettler if you have any questions: email@example.com
MIDDLE SCHOOL HONOR BAND - Date TBA
Thank you for a wonderful MSHB in 2013! Check back here for our November 2014 Date!