Director Updates

Band specif information about the Jamboree Band will be posted here as it becomes available. Parts of this page are active, while other parts will become active as information becomes available and when the Jamboree band is selected beginning mid 2016.

11/16/16  Report Date  The band will report to the Summit on Saturday 7/15 with the first rehearsal on 7/16. Dismissal will be starting at noon on Friday 7/28.

12/30/16  We NEED DRUMMERS and Low Brass. If you know of any please encourage them to apply.

1/1/17    National has sent information to all registered satff regarding submission of Medical information.  CLICK HERE

1/14/17 National has sent information on travel to and from The Summit. To register CLICK HERE 

1/21/17 National has sent information on tenting. In the past we have housed the band together. If you do not want to be housed with other band members please let us know.

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2013 Band Directors

From the Band Director Click

Director Update #1 Jan 2017

Director Update #2 Feb 2017

From National - Jamboree Staff Updates  Click   

Update #1 Dec 2014            Update #2 May 2015

Update #3 Sept 2015           Update #4  Dec 2015       Update #5 MArch 2016

2017 JAMBOREE STAFF GUIDE

From Stadium Experience Team SET  Click

July 2016    Sept 2016   Dec 2016    Feb 2017   

Band Leadership  George Pinchock, Schwenksville, PA;   Jeff Kitzman, Cudahy, WI;   Dave Mruzek, Hanover, IN;  Scott Teater, W. Burlington, IA; Matt Elder, Valdosta, GA; Bill Klope, Ventura, CA; Calvin Gorman, Vancouver, WA;  Scott Cameron, Durwood, MD; Steffen Parker, Williston, VT 

Instrumentatation - Our goal is a balanced band of 75 plus keyboard, guitar, eletric bass and set drums are needed.                                       Flute - 6, Clarinet - 8, Alto Sax - 7, Tenor Sax - 4, Bari Sax - 2, Trumpet - 14, Horn - 4, Trombone - 10, Baritone - 3, Tuba/Sousaphone - 6, Percussion - 8, keys - 1, bass - 1, guitar - 1 

Official Jamboree Schedule -  CLICK HERE to see the officiail Jamboree Schedule.

Selection - 90% complete

Music Distribution - Some music will be available online, some will be sent prior to the Jamboree, more will be dirtibuted at the Jamboree.  Some music will be distributed beginning early 2017..

Travel Arrival The band will report to the Summit on Saturday 7/15 (travel day) with the first meeting/rehearsal on 7/16. Dismissal will be starting at noon on Friday 7/28. There is some flexibility.  

What will I need to bring?  We’ll post this list in the Spring  TBA (link)

Scheduled Performances  TBA  Stadium shows, concerts in Beckley and Charleston TBA

FAQ’s -  See General Information

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George.Pinchock@villanova.edu                                                                                                    © George Pinchock 2015