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.
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.
Conduct the band during rehearsal, exhibition, and competition.
Pass information between directors and section captains.
Represent the band and receive awards at retreats/award ceremonies.
Represent the band at Cougar Council and any other school events.
Perform menial slave labor for the band directors.
Take care of Mr. Brown (keep track of where he puts things, remind him of anything Mrs. Romero told him to do, know where his keys are, remember any announcements he needs to make, etc.)
Pass information between drum majors and section leaders.
Make sure section leaders are following appropriate procedures during rehearsal, especially subsectional practice.
Stand in for section leaders when necessary (including taking attendance in their absence.)
Guard Captains: represent the band at retreats/award ceremonies.