TWIB Notes – Week of August 7, 2017

On Tuesday, August 8th, we will have our final RBMB Rehearsal prior to Band Camp from 6:30-9:00 PM. We will continue to work on the Opener and begin working on the 2nd Movement of the show.

Also on Tuesday, we will hold a training session for parents interested in chaperoning band events throughout the year. We will begin at 7:00 PM in the Auditorium. If you are not able to make it on the 8th, we will hold a second training session on August 29th at 7:00 PM.

On Friday, August 11th, the RBMB Student Leadership will have a Work Day from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. This is a required meeting for all members of our Student Leadership Team.

RBMB Uniform Fittings will also take place on Friday, the 11th from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM. Fitting Times are as follows:

Percussion: 9:00 – 11:00 AM
Woodwinds: 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Brass: 2:00 – 4:00 PM

The Drum Corps International World Championship Semi-Finals will be broadcast live on Pay-Per-View on Friday, August 11th. All Courtland Band Students, families, and alumni are invited to attend the broadcast beginning at 5:00 PM. We will be watching in the Auditorium. Bring your own snacks and drinks and enjoy the best drum corps in the world. To learn more about Drum Corps International, visit

Band Camp begins on Monday, August 14th at 8:00 AM. Band Camp is required for all members of the RBMB (Winds, Percussion, and Guard). A separate email will be sent out to all members of the Royal Brigade Marching Band with more detailed information about Band Camp.