The Marysville Alliance Marching Band & Colorguard rehearsal and performance outside the school day from August through November. This is the Marysville School District's premier Competitive Marching Band, open to all music students from any of the Marysville High Schools. These groups regularly travel and compete throughout the Northwest. It functions as a Competitive Marching Band and Fall Colorguard. It is open to all students with prior instrumental music experience. All instruments MUST be polished for the performances. With the exception of the Colorguard, no jewelry or makeup is allowed. Using the modern corps-style of marching and choreographed dance; the Marysville Alliance Fall Colorguard will enter local marching competitions in the fall and parades in the fall. Students must possess a current Marysville High School ASB card to be a member.
Marching Band Competitions – to be determined by event host
- 45 min. prior to departure
- Performance Leadership/Adult Volunteer meeting
- 30 min. prior to departure
– Load equipment into cargo truck and trailer
- Drum Majors conduct travel
dress inspection prior to loading buses
- Lead chaperones conduct
roll call on buses and report to director anytime we are on the buses
- Upon arrival at
competition – members get into full uniform
- Visual and Music warm-up
time is dependant performance schedule
- During off time the group
will observer their peer group’s performances
- Full Band Retreats –Typically
there is a full band retreat at the end of the competition, where every
band ceremonially parades around the track in full uniform to take their
place on the field for the awards ceremony.
- In preparation for our
return to MP, the Pit Percussion, Battery Percussion and adult volunteers
load the equipment into the cargo truck and trailer.
- Typically, when the
duration of the event encompasses 2 meals, the Marysville Music Boosters
feed the members 1of the meals. The others are expected to be paid for by
- Upon arrival to MP, all
members are expected to put our equipment away prior to going home.