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Wesleyan Marches Into a New Season

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While a majority of the school was relaxing over summer break, the Wesleyan Marching Wolves marched onto campus to start learning their new music and routine.

Their season began in late July when the band attended summer band camp at Oglethorpe University. There, they began the long and arduous task of learning their halftime routine. An average day at band camp consisted of “waking up at 7:15, having visual practice until lunch, sectionals until break/dinner, and then full ensemble rehearsal until 9:00 p.m.,” said sophomore Skylar Williams.

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Wesleyan Marching Wolves Prepare for Best Year Yet

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    Ryan De Smet (9th grade), Jared Wildermuth (10th grade) and Paul Nichols (8th grade) perform at the kick-off game against Therrell. BRIAN L. MORGAN
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    Marching band and visual performance ensemble prepare for a princess themed scavenger hunt. PAM SANCHEZ

Clash! Ding! Boom! The Wesleyan marching band and visual performance ensemble set aside a week of their summer vacation in order to learn, practice, and memorize their music and field routine.

Not only does each person have to memorize dozens of individual placements, they must also memorize all their cues and music.

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