The University Band's Student Leadership Program is a comprehensive leadership experience where students will develop their personal character, confidence, and leadership ability through real responsibility, peer interaction, group mentoring, and individual guidance. The Student Leadership Program is a significant commitment that lasts well beyond the end of "marching season" and focuses on your whole development as a young person of character!
All members of the Student Leadership Program are expected to
Maintain a 3.5 minimum GPA.
Attend all leadership development seminars.
Assist in the planning and coordination of all band events.
Maintain a positive outlook and teachable attitude.
Promote proper rehearsal etiquette and procedures.
Provide encouragement and support to all band members musically, academically, and personally.
Communicate responsibly with the band director on all pertinent matters.
Click on a leadership position to view its responsibilities.
Proactively coordinate the entire student leadership team throughout the year.
Conduct the band during rehearsal, exhibition, and competition.
Represent the band at retreats, award ceremonies, Cougar Council meetings, etc.
Perform menial slave labor for the band directors.
Create weekly video updates of band announcements.
Take care of Mr. Brown (keep track of where he puts things, know where his keys are, remember any announcements he needs to make, etc.)
Proactively coordinate your section leaders throughout the year.
Provide support to section leaders during rehearsal, especially sub-sectionals.
Stand in for section leaders when necessary (including taking attendance in their absence.)
Guard Captains: represent the band at retreats/award ceremonies.