Ensembles

The Marching Blues

The Washburn University Marching Blues is directed by Dr. Robert Schwartz and consists of wind instrumentalists, marching and pit percussionists, drill team, and color guard. It performs a variety of music for all Ichabod home football games, homecoming parade, and exhibition performances. Membership is open to all Washburn Students for the Marching Blues and Dancing Blues.

Director - Dr. Robert Schwartz

Assistant Director - Jason Tacker

For additional information contact Dr. Robert Schwartz at robert.schwartz@washburn.edu

Leadership & Drumline: August 10-13

Thursday, August 10

6:00 pm: Move into Dorms

** Students moving into the dorm early MUST fill out the Early Move In form on the Campus Life Website in order to be able to move in during this time!!



Friday, August 11

10:00am: Opening Meeting/Auditions in Band Room (Drum Line)

Opening Meeting in Dr. Schwartz’s Office (Band Staff, Section Leaders, Drum Majors)

1:00pm: Rehearsals/Leadership Training

5:00pm: Dismissal



Saturday, August 12

9:00am: Rehearsal/Leadership

12:00pm: Lunch

1:30pm: Rehearsal/Leadership

5:30pm: Dismissal



Sunday, August 13

1:00pm: Rehearsal/Leadership

5:00pm: Dismissal

Full Camp: August 14-19

August 14th – August 19th

Monday, August 14

9:00am: Move into dorms

** Students moving into the dorm early MUST fill out the Early Move In form on the Campus Life Website in order to be able to move in during this time!!

12:00pm: Opening Meeting in White Concert Hall

            - Uniform/Instrument Distributions

            - Music Rehearsal

4:00pm: Dinner Break

6:00pm: Evening Rehearsal

8:00pm: Section Night



Tuesday, August 15 – Saturday, August 19

9:00am: Morning Rehearsal

12:00am: Lunch

1:30pm: Afternoon Rehearsals and Sectionals

4:30pm: Dinner

6:00pm: Evening Rehearsal



Sunday, August 20 – Large Ensemble Auditions