This member marching band performs at all South Carolina Gamecocks football games played at Williams-Brice Stadium and most football games outside of Columbia, South Carolina —including bowl games. The "Mighty Sound of the Southeast" plays the theme from A Space Odyssey , as the Gamecocks run onto the field at the start of every game, which Sporting News once called "the most exciting pregame entry" in college football. The Carolina Band began as a student-initiated organization in , when the request to organize a band was granted by the Board of Trustees. The first band was formed with fewer than 20 students in September under the direction of a student Mr. Still under the direction of Olson, the band began to increasingly take on the appearance and the sound of a marching band. Olson's band were of the first to wear uniforms in the school colors and he offered participating students instruments for use in the band. Band membership totaled around 50 members.
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Text BAND to and fill out the form sent to your phone, or fill out the form here. Woodwind and Brass Players: Submit your video link for screening audition. Review of videos begins March 1, , and notification of admission begins April 1, We will continue to review submissions throughout the spring and summer, and auditions will continue to be accepted as space permits. Drumline, Colorguard, Coquettes: See specific web pages for audition information. Watch for registration information that will be e-mailed to you in late June. Complete online registration by July 12, Band Camp for all members will begin August 10 or 11; final schedule pending.
Previous UIL Sightreading pieces. Currently, the pieces go back to for each level. The Midwest Clinic. NC Commissioned Pieces. Past Presidents. Districts Central. East Central.
Carolina Music Festivals is a comprehensive calendar and guide to multi-act, daylong or multiple-day music festivals in North Carolina. Dates and other details may be estimated based on last year's festival until confirmed by festival organizers. The International Bluegrass Music Association's World of Bluegrass annual convention, awards show and fan festival relocated from Nashville to Raleigh in and has contracted to stay through In , for the first time, general admission seats for headline acts in Red Hat Amphitheater were free.