Alumni Band 2019 Information
DATE AND TIME
Alumni Band will be held on Friday, October 4th during the Homecoming Game vs. Weir.
Check-In: 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Pregame: 6:45 pm
The Alumni Band will perform at pregame and in the stands during the third quarter.
Pregame Music: The pregame music consists of the Plum Alma Mater, Plum Fight Song, and the National Anthem. All the parts are in ONE PDF, so if you don't see your part at first, please scroll down the PDF and you will find it.
Stand Tunes: The stand tunes will consist of Plum Band Offensive Stand Cheers 2019, Plum Band Defensive Stand Cheers 2019 and Low Rider. Low Rider has all the parts in ONE PDF, but Stand Cheers (Part 1 and 2) are separated into DIFFERENT PDFs based on instrument.
All music can be found HERE
You are responsible for printing out your own music. You will need to provide your own lyre and flip folder. Lyres and flip folders can be purchased at most local music stores, such as Johnstonbaughs or Volkweins.
ROUTINES FOR DANCE/DRILL TEAM, COLOR GUARD, AND MAJORETTES
If you are a member of the band front (Dance/Drill Team, Majorettes, and Color Guard), please access videos of the routines HERE
There will be an OPTIONAL rehearsal on Wednesday, October 2nd from 6 - 8 pm. This is completely optional, although attendance is highly encouraged and will make Friday's performance go much more smoothly. Please make it to this rehearsal if at all possible.
We will have official "Plum Band Alumni" t-shirts available for sale. It will be $10 to purchase a t-shirt in advance, and $15 if you choose to purchase a t-shirt the day of the event. T-shirts will be available to pick up at the optional rehearsal and during check in before the game on Friday. In the event that you do not purchase a t-shirt, please wear a white shirt. However, purchasing a t-shirt is highly encouraged! Please note that if you do not order a t-shirt in advance, we cannot guarantee we will have the proper size on the day of the event.
The t-shirt design has not changed from last year, and will remain the same from year to year.
T-shirts can be purchased with cash or check. Checks can be made payable to the Plum Music Boosters.
If you have your own instrument/equipment, PLEASE bring it. For those of you who may need instruments/equipment, we will have do our best to try to provide you with the instrument/equipment that you require.If you happen to have an extra instrument, flag, baton, poms, etc, please consider letting someone borrow it for the performance. We will set up an instrument/equipment borrowing system and pair people who need an instrument/equipment with people who have an extra instrument/extra equipment. We will do this via email.
The deadline for requesting an instrument is Wednesday, October 2nd.
*DRUMLINE/TUBAS: The Pitt Band has agree to let us borrow drums and tubas for our alumni band. These are often the hardest instruments to come by, so we are very grateful to them!
POST GAME FESTIVITIES
After the game, everyone is invited to come to Shooti's Bar and Grille for food, music, and fun! We hope to see a lot of band alumni there, mingling with old friends and meeting some new ones. We are happy to announce that Mojo - The Band will be performing live music that night. 2 of the members of Mojo are Plum grads, so it should make for a special evening with a local connection. *Please note that the band performs their halftime show AFTER the game for homecoming, so please stick around and support the band before taking off for the post game festivities.
Time: Immediately following the game - 1 am
Shooti's Bar and Grille
100 Boyce Park Dr
Plum, Pennsylvania 15239
Check out information about Mojo - The Band HERE