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Governors Own Marching Band

The Governors Own Marching Band is under the direction of:

John P. Schnettler
schnettlerj@apsu.edu

(931) 221-6820
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:  schnettlerj@apsu.edu  and please list your:  Instrument, email address, phone number, and high school attended.

THE DEADLINE FOR JOINING THE 2014 GOMB is SUNDAY, AUGUST 3rd.



INSTRUMENT SPECIFIC INFORMATION 

ALL INTERESTED STUDENTS MUST EMAIL MR. SCHNETTLER WITH THIS INFORMATION:
-Name, preferred email address, cell phone
-Instrument
-A# (Your APSU Student ID number, its OK if you don't have it yet)
-T-shirt size
-Will you be living ON campus (dorm) or OFF campus (home) this Fall?

Woodwinds & Brass - All you need to do is perform the APSU Fight Song at your home and video it.  Send a link to the video on YouTube, Dropbox (or any similar) to schnettlerj@apsu.edu you can also request a PDF of the music from Mr. Schnettler.

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.

2014 Percussion Packets
APSU-BatteryPacket2014.pdf
APSU-FrontEnsemblePacket.pdf
 

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. 

If you have any questions, please email Mr. Schnettler.

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  schnettlerj@apsu.edu

MID-SOUTH MARCHING INVITATIONAL - Saturday, October 25th, 2014
We are incredidbly excited to host the 2014 MSMI in our NEW STADIUM!! Directors, please find our 2014 application here.  MSMI_2014_Invite_Letter.pdf  

We must have the application fee in hand to secure your spot - first come, first served until all spots are full.  Applications must be postmarked by Friday, September 19.

For more information, please contact John Schnettler at schnettlerj@apsu.edu or 931-221-6820. 

GOMB Day 2014 - Friday, November 22, 2014.
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!

MID-STATE 11/12 AUDITION NOTE:  If you are auditioning for 11/12 Mid-State, you can still join us!!  Register for GOMB Day, and just come over to the game when you're back from auditions!

Contact Mr. Schnettler if you have any questions:  schnettlerj@apsu.edu