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2012 DRUM MAJORS
We are pleased to announce the selection of Keith Griffis as Head Drum Major for the 2012 season. Brad Parks and Daniel Rosman were selected to serve as Assistant Drum Majors. Congratulations to these excellent Chiefs!
2012 BAND STAFF
Chris Barkve, Shennie Barroso, Jonathan Bonura, Jennifer Bruijn, Rachel Dagan, Brandon Ehrlich, Pablo Elias-Rodriguez, Brianna Flowers, Donovan Geradine, Matt Harmon, Megan Kelly, Kaylie Kisiel, Emmy Kline, Alexandra Muse, Ariel Reddick, Kyle Scott, Dean Wagman, Kyle Weaver and Brooke Yates.
2012 SECTION LEADERS
Flute – Benjamin Gerrard, Melanie Godsey, Hanna Harris
Clarinet – Jayna Kuhlken, Lauren Corarito
Saxophone – Revaé Douglas, Emily Goode
Trumpet – Jessica Wunderlin, Jeffrey Ethier, Emily Follman
Horn – Matthew Tavera, Sidney Oser
Trombone – T.J. Cobb, Rodney Carroll
Baritone – Michael Keogh, Corey Hoeben
Tuba – Nicholas Huelster, Anthony Love
Percussion – Zachary Rogers, Tyler Spaulding (b), Ian Lozano (c), Shawn Lawrence (t)
2012 AUXILIARY STAFF
Majorette Captain: Brittany O’Sada; Majorette Co-Captains: Jenna Testa and Megan Triscari
Flag Captain: Kayli Piorro; and Flag Co-Captain: Emma Hansen.
2012 ROW LEADERS
Flute – Deanna Belch, Elizabeth Bergevin, Chelsea Iannuzzi, Lindsay Kamm, Jessica Kronick, Katherine Littlefield, Kelsea McGrogan, Megan Moran
Clarinet – Neil Bleiweiss, Beau Bradley, Tony Casper, Cristin Danaher, Jennifer Gaudreau, Liam Kelly, Alyssa Pereira, Daniel Rosenfeld
Saxophone – Maria Arjona, Austin Blount, Allison Grubbs, Amanda Hartsfield, Natalie Marini, Andrew Moskowitz, Joshua Orendorf, James Patrick, Michael Sweezey
Trumpet – Margaret Efta, Thomas Erskine, Gregory Fobes, Daniel Gessman, Jerry Howze, Justin Jaggars, Tyler Kirby, Alec Minicucci, Michael Mitchell, James Smith
Horn – Gregory Abramowitz,Kadee Atkinson, Dylan Plunkett, Ryan Wilhite, Macy Wright
Trombone – Samantha Fritschle, James Hamrick, Marissa Kotzin, Caleb Owenby, Zachary Van Dijk
Baritone – Harris Dubin, Charles Kelly, Josh McKnight, Nicole Scalise
Tuba – Jeff Deane, Nathan Kusel, Katie Lewis, Michael Resnick
Percussion – (subsection leaders)
Flag – Casey Fulford, Nicole Lonneman, Chelsea Thorn
Majorette – (co-captains)
2012 FEATURE TWIRLERS
Taylor McCarthy and Jillian Tapper return as Feature Twirlers for the 2012 season.
PRESEASON TRAINING SCHEDULE
Preseason Training will be held from August 13 to August 25. All members of the Marching Chiefs should report to campus per the following schedule:
August 13, Staff 9:00 a.m. HMU 114
August 15, Section Leaders and Row Leaders 9:00 a.m. HMU 114
August 17, All Majorettes (Vets & Rookies) 9:00 a.m. HMU 114
August 17, All Flags (Vets & Rookies) 9:00 a.m. HMU 114
August 17, All Percussion (Vets & Rookies) 9:00 a.m. HMU 114
August 17, All Other Rookies (Winds) 9:00 a.m. HMU 114
August 19 All Veteran Chiefs (Winds) 1:00 p.m. Dohnanyi Recital Hall
Vets living on-campus may check into their fall residence halls on Friday, August 17 at 8:00 p.m. (The other option is to check-in on Monday morning, but this option is NOT recommended due to the Preseason Training Schedule.) A complete schedule for the Training Session will be sent in August to those who return the enrollment card.
2012 SEASON SCHEDULE
Mark your calendar now for the 2012 Seminole Football season ahead. Here is a complete list of all the football games with the major performances for Chiefs noted. Home games are in bold type. Kickoff times have NOT been announced except for a few early games; Skull Session will occur approximately two hours prior to kickoff. The continuity rehearsal is always early morning, day of game.
September 1 Murray State (6:00p Kick-Off)
September 8 Savannah State (6:00p Kick-Off; Band Day)
September 15 Wake Forest University (12:00n Kick-Off)
September 22 Clemson University (Kick-Off TBA)
September 29 @ University of South Florida (Possible Band Trip)
October 6 @ NC State (No Band Trip)
October 13 Boston College (Kick-Off TBA; Parents Weekend)
October 20 @ University of Miami (Full Band Trip)
October 27 Duke University (Kick-Off TBA; Homecoming)
November 4 Special Performance: Jacksonville Jaguars
November 8 @ Virginia Tech (No Band Trip)
November 12 Veteran’s Day Parade (9a, Downtown Tallahassee)
November 17 @ University of Maryland (No Band Trip)
November 24 University of Florida (Kick-Off TBA)
November 27 & 28 Prism Concerts 1 & 2 (RDCH, 7:30p both nights)
November 29 & 30 Prism Concerts 3 & 4 (RDCH, 7:30p and 8p respectively)
December 1 @ ACC Championship, Charlotte, NC (Full or Pep Band Trip)
BOWL GAME COMMITMENT
Remember, signing-up for Chiefs is also committing yourself to the 2012 Bowl Game performance, where ever that may be.
The website now includes an active calendar of events for the entire year. Click here to see the Chiefs’ Calendar.