Ensembles

The Marching Blues

The Washburn University Marching Blues is directed by Dr. Michael Mapp and consists of wind instrumentalists, marching and pit percussionists, drill team, and color guard. It performs a variety of music for all Ichabod home football games, homecoming parade, and exhibition performances. Membership is open to all Washburn Students for the Marching Blues and Dancing Blues.

Director - Dr. Michael Mapp

Assistant Director - Jason Tacker

For additional information contact Dr. Michael Mapp at michael.mapp@washburn.edu

2016 Marching Blues Camp Schedules

printable schedule

Leadership & Drumline: August 12-14

Friday, Aug. 12

8:00am: Move into dorms

10:00am: Opening Meeting/Auditions in Band Room (Drum Line)
Opening Meeting in Mapp’s Office (Leadership)

1:00pm: Rehearsals/Leadership Training

5:00pm: Dismissal


Saturday, Aug. 13

9:00am: Rehearsal/Leadership

12:00pm: Lunch

1:30pm: Rehearsal/Leadership

5:30pm: Dismissal


Sunday, Aug. 14

1:00pm: Rehearsal/Leadership

5:00pm: Dismissal

Full Camp: August 15 - 20

Monday, Aug. 15

8:00am: Move into dorms

12:00pm: Opening Meeting in White Concert Hall

  • Uniform/Instrument Distributions
  • Music Rehearsal

4:00pm: Dinner Break

6:00pm: Evening Rehearsal

8:00pm: Section Night


Tuesday, Aug. 16 – Saturday, Aug. 20

9:00am: Morning Rehearsal

12:00pm: Lunch

1:30pm: Afternoon Rehearsals and Sectionals

4:30pm: Dinner

6:00pm: Evening Rehearsal

Saturday, August 20 - Last Day of Band Camp


Sunday, August 21 – Large Ensemble Auditions