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Band Camp

2023 Marching Band Camp

The Spirit of the Mountain marching band season kicks off the school year with Band Camp each August. Participation is necessary for you to retain your position in the band and/or some awarded scholarship funding.

Band Camp will begin on your scheduled arrival date based on your position (see dates below) and continue through the day before the semester begins.

As a Marching Band member, you must complete university registration and check-in requirements before attending camp.

*Updated June 1, 2023.

Fall 2023 Show Music


Show music parts will be found on the Marching Band Fall Show Music page. This is a log-in-protected page for members only.

Download and practice! You should learn to play all parts for instruments with multiple parts – part placement will occur on the first music session of Band Camp.

Camp Information

Camp Schedule & Activities

Generally, each day will usually be divided into 3 practice sessions.

  • 9 – 11:30 a.m.
  • 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.
  • 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.
  • Some late-evening social events are also scheduled!

We start work on the show immediately. Band Camp is extremely concentrated due to the minimal number of rehearsal hours during the semester. Band Camp will begin on your scheduled arrival date listed above and continue through the day before the first day of regular classes.

During Band Camp, a Hawaiian Luau, Putt Putt Game Night, Ice Cream Social, Pool Party, and other recreational activities have been planned. Additional activities occur during the semester, such as an October Hayfest, bonfire cookout, and the Annual Christmas Banquet (Banquet not covered by ‘Activity Fee’).

Band Camp Reception – Freshmen Families

Following Band Camp Check-In on Saturday, the band officers will host a reception at 8 p.m. for all parents, family members, and band members who are new to us!

Attendees will have an opportunity to meet the band leadership, hear of the band’s plans for the year, and meet other band families in attendance at Band Camp Check-in. This is intended primarily for freshmen/transfer band members and their families.

Registration for School Year

All Marching Band members must complete university registration and check-in requirements prior to band camp. This will include class registration, Flames Pass (school ID), BankMobile Disbursements refund preference selection, financial account, automobile registration, and any other documentation that accompanies enrolling at Liberty University for the semester.

A few Liberty University websites that provide helpful information:

  1. Information for Math Assessment Test
  2. Admissions
  3. ASIST
  4. ID & Campus Services
  5. Vehicle registration

Professional Advisor

Your advisor in the College of Applied Studies and Academic Success (CASAS) may be of assistance as needed to register for band or any Liberty University course.  Your Professional Advisor is determined based on your area of study. Call (434) 592-4110 or e-mail CASAS at casas@liberty.edu with further questions.

Marching Band Class

Be certain your academic schedule includes Marching Band, MUSC 184-001. This class meets Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 3:20 – 5:20 p.m.

Marching Band (MUSC 184-001) Class is our field rehearsal time—no additional class is designed for the Liberty University Marching Band. If you find that a required class for your major conflicts with the band, and you have not been able to discover a solution, please contact the band office so we can help you resolve the situation!

In addition, all band members who intend to major in music must take the Music Theory Placement Test in accordance with guidance from your Advisor PRIOR TO YOUR ARRIVAL for band camp.

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