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Marching 100 to Host its Annual Band Camp and Parade

June 10, 2010

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida A&M University (FAMU) Marching “100” will host its Annual Band Camp from Saturday, July 10 through Saturday, July 17.  The “100” will lend its talent to hundreds of the nation’s best high school band students.

A myriad of students from throughout the United States arrive for the week-long camp in order to prove their dedication to service and excellence by emulating the style of the world-renowned Marching “100.” The participants will showcase their new skills and moves to the FAMU family and the Tallahassee community at the annual band camp parade scheduled for Friday, July 16, at 1 p.m.

Each year, the parade features a variety of community schools, organizations, and local participants for a unique and enjoyable celebration.

The parade route will begin at Bragg Memorial Stadium traveling north on Wahnish Way; turn right on to Gamble Street; then right on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., and end on “The Set” at the viewing stand.

Band participants will continue to showcase their new skills at events throughout the week.  A talent showcase is scheduled for Wednesday, July 14, at 8 p.m. in Gaither Gymnasium.  An ensemble concert is scheduled for Thursday, July 15, at 3:30 p.m. and a symphonic concert is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.  Both concerts will be held in Lee Hall Auditorium. 

The Super Summer-Fest Finale Performance is scheduled for Saturday, July 17, at 10 a.m., featuring a pre-game and halftime show in the traditional style of the Marching “100.”

For more information, call the FAMU Band Department at (850) 599-3024.

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