Band Resume

Band Program Mission Statement:

The University Band Program uses the art of music as a teaching aid and a tool to strengthen participation in all areas of student life. The program is designed to create an understanding of the diversity in music and culture while preserving and enhancing the history and traditions of the Aggie Bands as goodwill ambassadors and cheerleaders for North Carolina A&T State University.

Summary of Qualifications

  • 100 years of performance experiences
  • Ranked the best HBCU Band by HBCU Sports (2017)
  • Familiar with all aspects of music performance
  • Versatile with performance venues and music
  • Precise and highly confident members
  • Outstanding discipline within the group

 

Public Service Activities

Campus Outreach Participation

Career Awareness Program Banquet, N.C. A&T

Founder’s Day Convocation Program, N.C. A&T

Summit on Blacks in Higher Education (AAHE Black Caucus)

New A&T Logo Unveiling Celebration, N.C. A&T

School Spirit Rallies, N.C. A&T

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Honors & Awards

  • Selected as a Conn-Selmer Partner School
  • Voted as the No. 1 Band in the nation by HBCUsports.com
  • Recognized in Urban Sports News as one of 2004 HBCU 10 Best Bands 2004
  • Recognized by Sports Illustrated as a Top 10 Band in the Nation 1993
  • Official Band for the Carolina Panthers Professional Football Team

 

 

Community Outreach Participation

Andrews High School (Back to School Kickoff)

Washington Elementary – Reading Incentive Program Performance

Gillespie Park Elementary – Behavior/ Conduct Incentive Program

Hairston Middle School – Multi-culture Program

Aycock Middle School – Music In Our Schools Month Performance

Partnership with Aycock Middle School –

Using the Arts to Improve Student Behavior and Achievement –

The Formation of A Middle School Drumline

Thanksgiving Dinners – The University Marching Band supplied two families from seven schools in the Guilford County School District with an entire Thanksgiving Dinner in November of 2003, 2004, and 2005.

 

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Performance Experiences

Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational
January 2018
Atlanta, Georgia

Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl
December 2017
Atlanta, Georgia

Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational
January 2017
Atlanta, Georgia

Mardi Gras: His Majesty REX Parade
April 2016
New Orleans, Louisiana

Battle for the Crown
August 2016
Greenville, South Carolina

Queen City Battle of the Bands
August 2016
Charlotte, North Carolina

Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl
December 2015
Atlanta, Georgia

Halftime Performance with UNC Band
September 2015
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Battle for the Crown
August 2015
Greenville, South Carolina

Queen City Battle of the Bands
August 2015
Charlotte, North Carolina

Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational
January 2015
Atlanta, Georgia

Queen City Battle of the Bands
August 2014
Charlotte, North Carolina

Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational
January 2014
Atlanta, Georgia

North Carolina Azalea Festival
April 2013
Wilmington, North Carolina

Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational
January 2013
Atlanta, Georgia

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
November 2012
New York, New York

Jimmy N. James Buck Town Classic
October 2011
Raeford, North Carolina

NASCAR Tums 500
October 2011
Martinsville, Virginia

University of North Carolina President Ross Inauguration
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
October 2011
Greensboro, North Carolina

National High School High Stepping Marching Band Championship - Exhibition Band
November 2011
Charlotte, North Carolina

Carolina Band Brawl
November 2010
North Carolina A&T State University vs. South Carolina State University
Greensboro, North Carolina

Circle City Football Classic
October 2010
Indianapolis, Indiana

Mid South Battle of the Bands
September 2010
Regional High School Marching Band Competition - Exhibition Band
Durham, North Carolina

Sprite Queen City Battle of the Bands
August 2010
Charlotte, North Carolina

NASCAR Banking 500
October2009
Concord, North Carolina

Palmetto Invitational Band Classic
September 2009
Charleston, South Carolina

Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational
January 2009
Atlanta, Georgia

National High School High Stepping Marching Band Championship - Exhibition Band
November 2008
Greensboro, North Carolina

6th Annual Gotham City Invitational
October 2008
Fayetteville, North Carolina

National High School High Stepping Marching Band Championship - Exhibition Band
November 2007
Washington, D.C.

Angel City Football Classic
September 2007
Los Angeles, California

ISP: America's Home for College Sports - Homecoming Parade
August 2007
Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Historically Black College and University Band “Battlefest”
October 2006
Orangeburg, South Carolina

HBCU-NBDC 2ndAnnual Convention
April 2006
College Park, Georgia

University of North Carolina President Bowles Inauguration
April 2006
University of North Carolina at Greensboro

HBCU All-Star Marching Band
January 2006
St. Petersburg, Florida

Circle City Football Classic
October 2005
Indianapolis, Indiana

Band Brawl Battle of the Bands Showcase
September 2005
North Carolina A&T State University vs. Norfolk State University
Greensboro, North Carolina

HBCU-NBDC Band “Battlefest”
2004 & 2005
Norfolk State University - Norfolk, Virginia

National High School High Stepping Marching Band Championship - Exhibition Band
November 2004
Washington, D.C.

John Edwards Campaign Rally
October 2004
NC A&T - Greensboro, North Carolina

Band Brawl Battle of the Bands Showcase
October 2004
Norfolk State University - Norfolk, Virginia

Palmetto Invitational Band Classic
September 2004
Charleston, South Carolina

Defeat the Beat Battle of the Bands- Exhibition Band
August 2004
Charlotte, North Carolina

Las Vegas Football Classic
September 2003
Las Vegas, Nevada

Aggie-Panther Explosion - Exhibition Band
September 2003
Morehead High School- Eden, North Carolina

Defeat the Beat Battle of the Bands
August 2003
Charlotte, North Carolina
First Place Band and recipient of $25,000.00
First Place Percussion
First Place Auxiliary
Participating bands:
Howard University, Washington, D.C.
Florida A & M University, Tallahassee, Forida
Benedict College, Columbia, South Carolina
Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte, North Carolina

Mebane Holiday Parade
December 2004, 2005, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2017
Mebane, North Carolina

Greensboro Holiday Parade
December 1999 to present
Greensboro, North Carolina

Atlanta Battle of the Bands- Winner 1993
Atlanta, Georgia

North Carolina A&T Home Football Games
Fall of each academic school year
Greensboro, North Carolina

North Carolina A&T State University
Blue and Gold Marching Machine
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