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Alumni BandGreetings EMU Band Alumni,

Remember the words to the fight song? Go Green? Are your chops in shape and are you ready to march with us? If so then please join the EMU Marching Band in their Pre-Game Performance on Saturday, October 10, 2015 during Homecoming as EMU takes on the University of Akron at 3:00p.m. in Rynearson Stadium. We welcome you back to campus to see the 121st edition of the EMU Marching Band and to spend the day with us. Come back to relive your favorite memories and create new ones with our students!


Alumni Homecoming Band festivities:

10:30-11:00a.m.            Alumni Homecoming Band Registration at Rynearson Stadium (Track Area)

                       Join us for coffee and donuts starting at 10:30am. Socialize as you watch the EMU MB rehearse!

11:15a.m.                      Alumni Homecoming Band Rehearses Eagles Fight Song and Our Pledge with EMU MB for
                                     Pre-game performance.  Please gather at the 50-yard line on the east sideline track area to set
                                     block for field entrance.

12:00p.m.                     Alumni Homecoming Band Rehearsal with EMU MB ends

12:30p.m.                     Come view a Pre-Game experience called “Turn it Up, Turn it Green” @ the Convocation Center

2:05p.m.                       Alumni Homecoming Band and EMU MB set parade block at north side of Rynearson

2:10p.m.                       Step Off to Parade around Rynearson Stadium with the EMU MB

2:45p.m.                       Alumni Homecoming Band and EMU MB Pre-Game Performance

3:00p.m.                        Kick off! GO GREEN!

                        After Pre-game join the 2015 EMU MB in the stands for the first quarter!

6:00p.m.                        Game Ends (Approximately)

                        Afterglow at Haab’s Restaurant: 18 West Michigan Avenue, Ypsilanti, MI 48197


The game time has been initially set for a 3p.m. kick off. Due to our TV contract with ESPN 3, it may be adjusted to 3:30p.m., however we do anticipate it remaining at 3p.m. Any changes to the schedule will be communicated via email.



Instruments:  You may request a University instrument from our Graduate Assistants as needed. Please contact Rachael
                      Nakoski at rnakoski@gmail.com for woodwind needs or Kevin Scollin at kscollin@emich.edu for brass and
Music:            Music for the Alumni Homecoming Band will be provided. Please contact our Athletic Bands librarian,
                      Joshua Lockhart, jlockha1@emich.edu if you have any further questions.



We hope to see you on Saturday, October 10. Go Green!




Dr. Amy M. Knopps                                 Dr. Mary K. Schneider
Director, EMU Marching Band                Director of Bands

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