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2006 Homecoming: WVU vs Syracuse

Homecoming Parade - "The Pride of West Virginia" and the WVU Alumni band will be featured in the Homecoming Parade along with many high school and middle school bands from the surrounding area. Join us for the festivities, which begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday, October 13, on Spruce Street.

WVU vs Syracuse Game-Day Schedule - The "Pride of West Virginia"?? wants you on hand to celebrate Homecoming with the Mountaineers on Saturday, October 14 as WVU hosts the Orangeman of Syracuse University.

  • 5:30 am - Guard & Drums rehearsal begins (sorry, not open to the public)
  • 7:00 am - Full Band Rehearsal (sorry, not open to the public)
  • 9:00 am - Rehearsal ends
  • 9:15 am - Mini-bands perform around the stadium parking lots,?? for the team's arrival at the Puskar Center, and at the Indoor?? Practice Facility
  • 10:00 am - Mini band performance at President's House (sorry, not open to public)
  • 10:30 am - Band meets in Sectionals on the Hill
  • 11:15 am - Full band gathers to march down hill
  • 11:35 am (approx) - Alumni Band Performance
  • 11:40 am (approx) - WVU Band pre-game show (Be in your seats to make some noise!)
  • 12:00 pm - Kick-off, WVU vs Syracuse
  • Halftime - Outstanding Alumni Presentations, "And He Will Dance" (new John hendricks arrangement!), Homecoming Court Festivities, Dedication Ceremony for New Band Uniforms and "Thank You Presentations"
  • Post-game - In the stadium short post-game concert
Visit the WVU Alumni Band web site for a full schedule of weekend activities.
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