brass instruments

What to expect at Band Camp

August 5th move-in day

  • 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. Move-In
  • 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. Report to OMG to register for camp, sign out instruments, get fitted for uniforms, order marching shoes (instrumental members $50, colorguard $75 for shoes and leggings)
  • 7:00 p.m. Meet for dinner in OMG

August 6th – August 14th

  • 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Full day band camp begins, specific schedule will be given at camp
  • Meals will be provided on campus

What to bring to camp:

  • Water Bottle/Water Jug (large/gallon-sized)
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Athletic shoes (no slip-on shoes)
  • Athletic clothing (to be worn outside, plan according to the weather)

Please make sure to bring your own reeds, instruments and mouth pieces you would like to use. If you are signing out an instrument, you will be responsible for its maintenance throughout the duration of the season you have it checked out. Please be prepared to have valve oil for brass players, cork grease and reeds for woodwinds and mouth pieces if needed. Percussion will have mallets and sticks provided, but please bring a pair of your own for practice purposes. 

Meet the Director

Dr. Sarah Fabian, Director of Athletic Bands