Sheet Music & Recordings:
TARRANT COUNTY PRIDE 2016 -WE ARE FAMILY
For the Participation Form CLICK HERE!
Artistic Director: Tim Norris
Drum Major: Tim Norris
The 35th annual "WE ARE FAMILY" Parade will be Saturday, October 1 in Fort Worth. The OLB Pep Band will be performing, along with the Tarrant County Band and some of our friends from other area pride bands.
Wednesday, September 28th, | 7:30PM - 9::30PM |
Full OLB Pep Band Rehearsal
Saturday, October 1st, August 15th | 12:00PM - Until |
Location: Intersection of Main & 9th St. in Downtown Ft. Worth
Parade Route Map:fff
Red Oak Lawn Band 2016 – 2017 T-Shirt
White shorts (of a tasteful length, please!
White (at least primarily!
Marching Technique & Protocol:
The following whistle commands and vocal calls will be utilized during the parade. Whistle commands are instructions for movement; vocal calls alert performers to be ready for particular musical events.
Musical notation and instructions - Click here
(vocal) drum major chants "Band Ten Hut"; ensemble replies "gay pride" in the same tempo; body snaps to attention position on the word "pride"
(whistle) 2-count long=half note, 1 count short=quarter, 1 count=quarter rest; 4 short counts=4 quarter notes; left foot comes forward and steps on the first quarter note following the whistle
Roll off call:
(whistle) 2 count long=half note, 1 count short=quarter note, 1 count=quarter rest; repeated. [May be called any time during drum cadence.]
(visual) Drum Major crosses arms overhead to which percussion plays his cadence
We Are Family
Can’t Stop the Feeling
Roll Off (called by drumline captain for benefit of drumline
Rochester (drum cadence) (called by drumline captain for benefit of drumline
Blank Canvas (drum cadence) (called by drumline captain for benefit of drumline)
NOTE: the music will be performed in this order: Firework, Safety Dance, We Are Family, Can’t Stop the Feeling