MARCHING BAND SECTION LEADER
(Including Guard, Percussion, and Field Crew Captains)
Interviews held May 2 & 3 from 3:00-5:30pm
The position of Section Leader is a very influential position in the marching band. It is the Section Leader who exercises and enforces the procedures and policies established by the staff and drum major. It is the Section Leader who usually develops the closest relationship with the students and often has the greatest impact on the attitude and performance of the section. This person must exhibit fine leadership and musical skills, and serve as an exceptional student role model. The responsibilities of the Section Leader include the following:
The selection process for Section Leaders will be held each spring and will involve at least two of the following criteria depending on the number of students applying and the size of the sections:
Being an effective section leader requires a great amount of extra time and effort; it involves doing things without receiving credit; it necessitates thinking of others before oneself and always giving 110%. However, an effective Section Leader will have the satisfaction of knowing that they made a positive difference to the lives of many students were directly responsible for the success of their section as well as the entire marching band!
The appointment of Section Leader is a one-year position. Returning students must re-apply each spring.