Complementing academic learning is an array of music organizations and other special opportunities. Membership is open to all university students by audition.

The Bishop Band, directed by Dr. Larry Griffin, is the pep band, performing in the stands at home football games and selected home basketball games. Membership is open to all University students.

ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS

  • All Bishop Band members are required to attend all rehearsals.
  • All Bishop Band members are required to attend all home football games.
  • All Bishop Band members are required to report to games 30 minutes prior to the starting times.
  • All Bishop Band members are required to stay the entire length of each game.
  • ****No unexcused absence during homecoming weekend!!****

PRACTICE REQUIREMENTS

  • Bishop Band will rehearse, as a group once a week for approximately one hour.

UNEXCUSED ABSENCES

  • **Everyone will be allowed one unexcused absence (either a rehearsal or game) during the football season **
  • If you are late more than three times, you may be dismissed from the group.

EXCUSED ABSENCE

  • Absence due to an illness that is documented by the school nurse will be considered excused.
  • Absence due to a death in the family that is documented by the Dean of Students will be considered excused.

FEES

  • You are required to pay a $10.00 music book fee. If you return your music book and flip folder in good condition at the end of the year, you will be entitled to a full refund.
  • If you do not currently own a Bishop Band Shirt, you will be required to purchase one. The cost is $35.00

MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION

  • All Bishop Band members are required to wear the official Bishop Band shirts and jeans to each game. No hats or other distracting articles of clothing or paraphernalia will be allowed.
  • ***Do Not bring homework to any rehearsal or performance.***

SCHEDULE

GAME DATE TIME LOCATION
Wittenberg September 17, 2016 7 p.m. Selby Stadium
Kenyon October 8, 2016 1 p.m. Selby Stadium
Hiram October 15, 2016 1 p.m. Selby Stadium

CONTRACT

Bishop Band Contract