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HOMECOMING 2017: FEATURING TROMBONES & HORNS

Save the date!  Friday, November 3 – Saturday, November 4, 2017

 

Greetings Band Alumni!

 

Beat the Wildcats!  Trombones and Horns will be our featured halftime sections for the game against Arizona but all other alumni are invited to participate in the post-game concert.

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2017

3:45pm Come on out to Cromwell Field and watch the current band rehearse their pre-game and halftime shows for Saturday’s game! (This is NOT an alumni band rehearsal!)
5:00pm Jock Rally! Follow the band to the plaza behind Heritage Hall for the traditional get-up-for-the-game jock rally!
6:30pm – 8:30pm Re-connect with fellow band members for a reception and EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW of the band’s new space in Lyon Center! For more details and to RSVP, CLICK HERE!

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2017

1:30pm – 2:45pm EVERYONE – Check-in and credential pick up whether you are participating in Halftime or Post-Game. Brian Kennedy/Howard Jones Field – enter via McGuire Way (between Brian Kennedy & Dedeaux Field)
2:00pm Rehearsal begins for Trombones and Horns! Please check in BEFORE 2:00. Brian Kennedy/Howard Jones Field – enter via McGuire Way (between Brian Kennedy & Dedeaux Field)

6:00pm
Alumni call time for all members marching over to the Coliseum. This is open to anyone participating in either halftime or post-game! Meet between Town & Gown and the USC Law of School.
7:45pm Kick-off Beat the Wildcats!

 

 

Homecoming is set for Nov. 4, 2017, versus the Arizona Wildcats and halftime will feature the TROMBONES & HORNS! All band alumni are invited to join in for the post-game concert. Here’s a quick run-down of the weekend and game-day:

 

  • Friday Jock Rally – All alumni are invited to watch the current band rehearse on Cromwell Field starting at 3:45, followed by the famous Jock Rally! Jock Rally starts at 5pm behind Heritage Hall.
  • Friday Night Alumni Reception – Re-connect with fellow band members for a reception and EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW of the band’s NEW space at the Lyon Center! 6:30-8:00pm. For more details RSVP, please use this link: https://goo.gl/forms/4jJlvpXogvbqPXs33
  • Saturday Half-time – Featuring the TROMBONES & HORNS (Tower of Power)
  • Post-Game Concert – All Band Alumni are welcome and invited to participate in the post-game concert.

 

HALFTIME & POST-GAME PARTICIPANTS:

 

  • Deadline to register is Wednesday, November 1! RSVP utilizing th online form: https://sait.usc.edu/band/homecoming/
  • Check-in at Howard Jones field at 1:30pm for credential pick up and rehearsal on Saturday Nov. 4, 2017
  • Wear red shirt, red hat and jeans
  • Enter Coliseum at Gate 19 NO LATER THAN 7:00pm. After 7pm there is no guarantee they will allow you in with your instrument!!! OR meet the alumni band two hours before kick-off between Town and Gown and the Law School to march over together
  • YOU MUST HAVE A GAME TICKET AND CREDENTIAL TO ENTER!!!
  • Store your instrument in the grass burms behind the Sundeck as instructed or bring it to your sear.

 

 

RSVP NEEDEDDeadline to register is Wednesday, November 1! There is no fee to participate in homecoming but we do need to know you are joining us. We’ll be utilizing an online RSVP form for all activities associated with homecoming. Whether you are a trombone or horn playing at half-time or joining us for the post-game concert, you must RSVP. Your RSVP is the only way to ensure that you have a credential allowing you on the Coliseum floor. This year credentials will be personalized! If you misplace or lose your credential, it will not be replaced! The only individuals that will be allowed on to the field will be those that have a credential AND instrument! Use this link to RSVP: https://sait.usc.edu/band/homecoming/

 

UNIFORM/MERCHANDISE – The uniform for Homecoming will be the same as previous years: red shirt, red hat and jeans. We will have band alumni shirts and hats available for $15 each. Merchandise orders need to be placed by October 13 to ensure we have inventory and sizes in stock.

 

GAME TICKETS – You will need to purchase a game ticket to enter the stadium! We have reserved a block of tickets that can be purchased online using the following link:
http://tinyurl.com/HomecomingGameTickets

 

If you have any questions call the alumni hotline at (213) 973-3469 or email at tmbalumni@gmail.com. We look forward to seeing you!

 

Maria Jordan
Alumni Coordinator
213.740.6568

mariajor@usc.edu