Student Staff Workshop Schedule


 

THURSDAY AUGUST 12

9:00 AM Harding Band Building opens – be sure you have an instrument, eFlip, mask, playing mask, water bottle, etc

      • We will need to check your Safer Illinois App
      • Everyone must be masked while inside – be sure you have a regular mask & playing mask
      • If you have your masks & bell covers from last year, please bring them

10:00 AM Staff, Drum Majors, Section Leaders report to Harding Band Building 141

      • Welcome
      • Introductions
      • Purpose of this weekend
      • Student Staff Handbook
      • The System

11:00 AM THE SYSTEM & Music Rehearsal Techniques | Harding Band Building 

      • Maximum Strength Warm-Ups
      • Marching Illini Warm-Ups
      • Oskee Fanfare
      • Revised Entrance #3
      • Patriotic Medley
      • Illinois Loyalty
      • Oskee Wow Wow
      • William Tell Overture
      • Illinois March
      • Three In One

12:00 PM  Lunch | Harding Band Building 141

1:00 PM Leadership Session

      • Goals for the Season
      • Culture of our Organization
      • Conflict Resolution

2:00 PM Break and Depart for Student Staff Activity – Sholem Aquatic Center, Champaign, IL

      • Be sure you have sunscreen, water bottles, swim suits, swim towels, flip flops, etc
      • Water Slides, Lazy river, lap pool

5:00 PM  Dinner on your own or at the concessions of Sholem

6:30 PM  THE SYSTEM and Visual Rehearsal Techniques | Marching Illini Practice Field

      • Dress comfortably and be sure you have tennis shoes
      • Teaching Methodology
      • Pace & Effectiveness
      • The SYSTEM

8:30 PM  Huddle and Student Staff Dismissed!


FRIDAY AUGUST 13

9:00 AM Staff, Drum Majors, & Section Leaders Report | Marching Illini Practice Field

      • Dress comfortably and be sure you have tennis shoes, sunscreen, hat if you would like
      • Break into Sections for Team Teaching – Marching Fundamentals

10:45 AM Break and Depart for the Harding Band Building 141

11:00 AM THE SYSTEM and Music Rehearsal Techniques

      • Maximum Strength Warm-Ups
      • Marching Illini Warm-Ups
      • Oskee Fanfare
      • Revised Entrance #3
      • Patriotic Medley
      • Illinois Loyalty
      • Oskee Wow Wow
      • William Tell Overture
      • Illinois March
      • Three In One
      • Music Memorization Process – Expectations/Standards for Pass – Fail, Rubric

12:00 PM  Lunch | Harding Band Building 141

      • Lunch provided – Moe’s Southwest Grill 
      • Be sure to complete the Lunch Order Form

12:30 PM Depart for Allerton Park and the University of Illinois 4-H Memorial Camp

      • Dress comfortably, wear tennis shoes, sunscreen, water bottle

1:30 PM Arrive Allerton Park and the University of Illinois 4-H Memorial Camp

      • Challenge Leadership Course and High Adventure Activities

4:30 PM Break and depart for campus

5:30 PM Arrive at the Harding Band Building

      • Dinner at Papa Del’s provided by the Marching Illini

SATURDAY AUGUST 14

9:00 AM Staff, Drum Majors, & Section Leaders Report | Marching Illini Practice Field

      • Dress comfortably and be sure you have tennis shoes, sunscreen, hat if you would like
      • Break into Sections for Team Teaching – Marching Fundamentals

10:45 AM Break and Depart for the Harding Band Building 141

11:00 AM THE SYSTEM and Music Rehearsal Techniques

      • Maximum Strength Warm-Ups
      • Marching Illini Warm-Ups
      • Oskee Fanfare
      • Revised Entrance #3
      • Patriotic Medley
      • Illinois Loyalty
      • Oskee Wow Wow
      • William Tell Overture
      • Illinois March
      • Three In One

12:00 PM Lunch

1:00 PM  Set-up for Preseason Camp Check-In | Armory and Harding Band Building 141

      • Each section will have a table
      • Each table should include the following
        • Name Badges with names and pronouns requested by each student
        • MI Lanyard for the Name Badges
        • Ear Plugs
        • Hand Sanitizer tube for each student
        • MI masks and playing masks for those who do not have one from last year
        • Meal Card for those not staying in On Campus Housing

2:30 PM  Memorization Tests for all Student Staff | Harding Band Building 141 or outside

4:00 PM Band Dismissed

6:00 PM  Staff and Student Staff Dinner at the Housers 


SUNDAY AUGUST 15

8:30 AM  Report to the Harding Band Building for Final Meeting

  • Attire for the day: Khaki Shorts, 2021 MI Polo tucked in, brown belt, tennis shoes
  • Wear your MI lanyard and name badge throughout the week
  • Move to your assigned check in assignments and prepare for MI Preseason Camp 2022 Check In
      • Greeters – UGStaff
      • Section Table in the Armory – marching section leaders or squad leaders
      • Photo Station
      • Music Memorization – use google sheet rubric for scoring
      • Properties

9:00 AM  Official Marching Illini Preseason Camp 2021 Check In Begins

9:30 AM First Music Memorization Test begins for Group 1

12:30 PM Pizza will be delivered for Staff and Student Staff Only

From here, follow the Preseason Camp Schedule listed on the Members Only section