TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The Florida A&M University (FAMU) Marching “100” will host its Annual Band Camp from Saturday, July 12 through July 19. The “100” will lend its talent to hundreds of the nation’s best high school band students.
Band participants will have the opportunity to master and emulate the style and concepts 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 Thursday, July 17, at 2 p.m.
Rev. Dr. John Green, pastor of Bethel A.M.E. Church, and Pastor Calvin McFadden of Community of Faith, are the parade’s grand marshals. This year’s parade will consist of both campus and community organizations.
The parade route will begin at Bragg Memorial Stadium traveling south 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 through the end of the week. Friday, July 18, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., an ensemble concert is scheduled and from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., a symphonic concert is scheduled. Both concerts will be held in Lee Hall Auditorium.
The Super Summer-Fest Finale Performance is scheduled for Saturday, July 19, at 10 a.m. in Bragg Stadium, which will culminate the week.
For more information, call the FAMU Band Department at (850) 599-3024.
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