The Lion's Roar

Marching programs enrich student band instructors

Some of the responsibilities that Maryssa Chartier and Cullen Hinkle, senior music majors, teach at summer band camps include marching and training certain sections.

Jacob Summerville, Opinions Editor

May 13, 2019

A passion for music and years of experience in marching band has driven two university students to give back to local programs through their tutelage. Maryssa Chartier and Cullen Hinkle, both senior music majors, have instructed at summer marching programs throughout their time as college students. B...

Joining the lion pride

The university invited high school students to experience the college spirit by practicing with the “Spirit of the Southland” Marching Band, Colorguard and the Lionettes for “Band Day” leading up to the Lions’ Southland Conference opener and first home game of the season.

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

September 17, 2018

High schools joined the “Spirit of the Southland” to ramp up the lion spirit at the halftime performance of the Lions’ first home game of the season for “Band Day.” The annual event offers high school students a taste of participating in the halftime performance of college football. The...