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Jones County Junior College to host Lions Band

Jones County Junior College will host The Mississippi Lion's band rehearsals as they prepare for their trip to Honolulu, Hawaii. The band will represent Mississippi in a patriotic parade.

Around 144 high school musicians will be in the JCJC Fine Arts building for daily concert band rehearsals. Rehearsals begin June 22 through June 29, and a free concert will be held for the public the evening of the 29 before they leave for Hawaii. The Drum Major or leader of the band is Adam Weatherford from Columbia High School.  Mississippi Lions Band manager - Jeff Cannon from Pearl High School; Assistant manager - Mickey Mangum from Clinton high School; Visual Staff includes Kent Hisaw from Booneville, Kim Pressley from Grenada and Mandy Bell from Grenada.

The Mississippi Lion's Band has won an unprecedented nine times over the last 11 years and a total of 28 since 1951. The Mississippi band has won more times than any other band in the world.

Below is the schedule and roster for the week for Lions Band participants.

2012 Lions Band Rehearsal Schedule


 1:00 p.m. Registration Begins: New Wayne Hall Jones County Jr. College

2:00 p.m. Staff Organizational Meeting – Bush Auditorium Color guard, Dancers, and Percussion Rehearsals Begin

 4:30 p.m. Supper 6:00 p.m. Rehearsals Resume

8:00 p.m. Break 8:15 p.m. Rehearsals Resume

 10:00 p.m. Conclude Rehearsal & Announcements – go straight to the dormitory!

11:00 p.m. Room-check & Lights OUT! No electronics! Quiet Please!

Saturday, June 23, 2012 11:00 a.m. Registration Begins New Wayne Hall Jones County Jr. College

1:00 p.m. Registration Ends

 2:00 p.m. Orientation/Marching Music Rehearsal – Bush Auditorium

4:30 p.m. Supper 6:00 p.m. Marching Rehearsal –Be dressed and bring all marching equipment

8:00 p.m. Break 8:30 p.m. Concert Rehearsal

10:00 p.m. Conclude Rehearsal & Announcements – go straight to the dormitory!

 11:00 p.m. Room-check & Lights OUT! No electronics! Quiet Please! 

Sunday, June 24 – Thursday, June 28, 2012 6:00 a.m. Rise and shine

 7:15 a.m. Breakfast (REQUIRED) – You MUST report to breakfast by 7:30 8:00 a.m. Marching rehearsal 10:00 a.m.

Break 10:30 a.m. Concert Rehearsal

12:00 noon Lunch (REQUIRED) – You MUST report to lunch by 12:30 1:30 p.m.

Lobby Show 2:45 p.m. Break 3:15 p.m. Concert Rehearsal

4:30 p.m. Supper (REQUIRED) – You MUST report to supper by 5:00 6:00 p.m.

Marching Rehearsal 8:00 p.m.

Break 8:30 p.m. Concert Rehearsal

10:00 p.m. Conclude Rehearsal & Announcements – go straight to dormitory!

 11:00 p.m. Room-check No electronics! Quiet!

Friday, June 29, 2012 6:00 a.m. Rise and Shire

7:15 a.m. Breakfast (REQUIRED) – must report by 7:30 8:00 a.m. Marching rehearsal

10:00 a.m. Break 10:30 a.m. Grand Finale Rehearsal

12:00 noon Lunch (You may leave campus with parent/relatives for lunch or supper) Relax, wash clothes, pack for trip, etc. 5:45 p.m.

 Report to auditorium in full uniform for group picture. No Instrument or hat for picture. DO NOT BE LATE!!!!!

 6:15 p.m. Warm-up  6:30 p.m. Grand Concert Finale

2012 Drum Majors    Weatherford   Adam              

Dancers Position          

    Chan                Karen               Grenada H.S.                      Reid                 Maggie            Ocean Springs H.S.                     Winters           Kaylin              Madison Central H.                Huddleston      Amber Claire  Pontotoc H.S.   55                      Amason           Randa              Pearl H.S.                 Tyrone             Rachel             Lewisburg H.S.                   Ridgeway        Sara Jo             Ocean Springs H.         Ayers               Madelyn          Southaven H.S.

Colorguard Position                                Gansman         Courtney         Lewisburg H.S                  Summerlin      Bekah              Pearl H.S                   Campbell         Annie               Jackson Academy                      Comby             Jasmine           Choctaw Central H.S.                      Brisman           Vanessa           Southaven H.S.                     Hill                   Samantha        Jackson Academy                     Dickerson        Sarah               Brandon H.S.                      Briscoe              Ashley              Grenada H.S.                      Herring            Amber             Grenada H.S.                    Owen               Meredith         Ridgeland H.S.                    Carey               Brittany           Lewisburg H.S.                  Shumpert        Khyla               Booneville H.S.                    Penton             Katie                Lewisburg H.S.                    Sanford            Claire              Grenanda H.S.                    Boone              Moriah                        Pearl H.S.                    Wimberly        Abigail             Brandon H.S.


Flutes Position           Wallace           Abbey              Madison Central H.S.                      James              Stephanie        Long Beach H.S.                     Croker             Rebecca          Vancleave H.S.                      Quiros             Jennifer           Ocean Springs H.S.                      Wang               Xi                     Terry H.S.                      Moore             Ellen                Northwest Rankin H.S.                      Johnson           Victoria           Southeast Lauderdale H.S.                      Evans               Molly               Biloxi H.S.

Oboes Position           Medile             Moriah                        Lake Cormorant H.S.                      Patriquin         Catherine Noelle         Ocean Springs H.S.

Bassoons Position          Anderson         Hannah            Pontotoc H.S.                      Parr                 Johnathan        Olive Branch H.S.

Bb Clarinets Position           Egdorf             Victoria           Lake Cormorant H.S.                      Vilar                Christina          Oak Grove H.S.                     Bush                Alexys              Ocean Springs H.S.                     Hamm             Grace              Lewisburg H.S.                     Scroggins         Dylan               Pontotoc H.S.                      Mathis             Destin              Southern Baptist Ed. Center                      Cassisa                        Kim                  Oxford H.S.                      Stephens          Lauren             West Lauderdale H.S.                      Littlejohn         Claire              Pontotoc H.S.                    Entwisle           Callie               Hernando H.S.                   Hayden            Michael           Caledonia H.S.                Kornoely          Kaitlyn             Tupelo H.S.                  Shultz               Hailey              Ocean Springs H.S.                   Stobaugh         Lindsey            Olive Branch H.S.                   Mansfield        Jessica             Southaven H.S.                    Adair               Brandon Kyle   Lake Cormorant H.S.

Bass Clarinets Position           Coxwell           Claire              Brandon H.S.                      Fowler             Zachary           Nettleton H.S.                      Mosley                        Brooklyn          Gulfport H.S.                      Peckinpaugh    Marshall          Ocean Springs H.S.                      May                 Karly                Warren Central H.S

Alto Saxophones Position           Sorto                Charlie                        Pontotoc H.S.                      Backe              Daniel              Center Hill H.S.                      Fountain          Jamie               Hillcrest Christian School                      Crider              Sara                 Purvis H.S.                      DeWalt            Kenneth           Tupelo H.S.                      Mitchell           Asher               Lawrence County H.S

Tenor Saxophones Position                 Rhoades          Ryan                Ocean Springs H.S.                      Janikowski       John W.           Ocean Springs H.S.

Baritone Saxophones Position           Stallings           Tyler                Pontotoc H.S.

Trumpets Position                 Mullen             Kevin               Terry H.S.                     Sarullo             Francesca        Madison Central H.S.                      Blount              Wesley                        Madison Central H.S.                      Cocco              Adrienne         Ocean Springs H.S.                      Ford                 Nathan                        Wayne County H.S.                    Lang                Bronson           New Albany H.S.                     Wright             Kazandra         Hernando H.S.                      Brown              Haylie              Pontotoc H.S                      Quist                Kevin               Ocean Springs H.S.                    Brooks             Ashton             Olive Branch H.S.                    South               Jake                 Olive Branch H.S                    Gordon            Raven              Senatobia H.S.                    Grigsby            Landon            Ocean Springs H.S.                    Powell             Taylor              Ocean Springs H.S.                    Keveryn           Dylan M.         Ridgeland H.S.                   Watson            Ben                  Amory H.S.                    Tackitt             Erin                  Ridgeland H.S.                    Blakeney         Mason             Wayne County H.S.                    McCandless     Martin             Ridgeland H.S.                    Moffat             Mary               Ridgeland H.S.                    Ford                 David               Long Beach H.S.                    Hunter             Jordan             Lanier H.S.                    Harding           Harrison          New Albany H.S.                    Moore             Collin               Lake Cormorant H.S.

French Horns Position                 Parker             Keely               South Jones H.SPettey              William           Gulfport H.S.                      Kendall            Claire              Warren Central H.S.                      Patrick             Brandon          Gautier H.S.                      Padilla             Tony                Southeast Lauderdale H.S.                     Patterson         Laura               Amory H.S                      Jennings          Mallory           Oak Grove H.S.                    Ungurait          James              Senatobia H.S.

Trombones Position           Freeman          Cody                Ocean Springs H.S.                      Beyea              Jonathan          Madison Central H.S.                      Moore             Kyle                 Madison Central H.S                      Jones               Miles               Ocean Springs H.S.                      McNeer           Jonathan          Biloxi H.S.                     Powell             Colton              Gulfport H.S                      Tucker             Matthew         Clinton H.S.                      Young              Jordan             Madison Central H.S.                     Ogletree          Zachary           Madison Central H.S.                    Moree             Lucas A.           Sumrall H.S.                    Lindley             Tristen             Ocean Springs H.S.                    Trace               Karl                  Booneville H.S.                    Watkins           Davien             Ridgeland H.S.                   Davis               David S.           Poplarville H.S.                    Sanchez           Francisco         Southaven H.S.                   Michael           Carl                 Sumrall H.S.

Baritones Position                  Cheek              Matt                Ridgeland H.S.                     Rhett               Robert             Warren Central H.S.                      Dunaway         Luke                 Ocean Springs H.S.                      Manchester     Thomas           Pearl H.S.                      Dixon               Sarah               Southaven H.S.                                              Hamblin          Bre` Lyn           Pontotoc H.S.                      Bishop             Shamar            Raymond H.S.                    Pate                 Earnest            Lanier H.S.

Tubas Position               Dent                Sam                 Clinton H.S.                     Porter              Steven             Starkville Academy                      Myers              Lane                Madison Central H.S.                     Gaddis             Charlie                        Newton County H.S.                      Alipoe              Eric                  Vicksburg H.S.                      Dunaway         Scott                Ocean Springs H.S.                      Cadenhead      Austin              Center Hill H.S.8                     VanSlyke          Christopher     Ripley H.S

Snare Drums Position                 Sanders           Nathan                        East Central H.S.                     Hall                  Nick                 South Jones H.S.                      Singh               Kiran                South Jones H.S.                      Thrash             Chayne            Taylorsville H.S.                     Patel                Kevin               Southaven H.S.                      Tillotson          Jesse                Warren Central H.S.                      Perry               Robert             Petal H.S.                      Palmer                        Isaac                Tupelo H.S.                      Thompson       Javontae          Shannon H.S.                    Quist                Kyle                 Ocean Springs H.S.

Tenor Drums Position          Buchanan        Zach                Southaven H.S.2                      Ervin                Deonne            Pearl H.S.Mallets         Position           Last Name       First Name      School1                      Knapp              Audrey             East Central H.S.2                      Bailey              Jimmy              Pearl H.S.

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