Mentoring Monday: Brace yourself; Band Camp is coming Seven Tips to surviving your first Band Camp at West Chester University.

This is a repost from last year – great advice from Drum Major Jackie Cotto

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Brace yourself; Band Camp is coming
Seven Tips to surviving your first Band Camp at West Chester University.

Jacqueline Cotto, School of Music Mentor

It’s summer, which means one thing: Band camp is coming! Band camp is a great place to start getting adjusted to college life. Here are seven tips to surviving the West Chester University Incomparable Golden Rams Marching Band 2014 Band Camp.

Number one- take care of everything you need to do before band camp. This includes selling raffle tickets, handing in forms, and memorizing music. The more you can get out of the way before the camp, the less you have to worry about and can focus your energy on new music, drill, and getting to know other people!

Number two- prepare for long days. At West Chester, you have breakfast at 7 AM and then go from 8 AM until after 8 PM with…

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