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Tune in here for the latest announcements, important dates, and upcoming events!

Instructional Clinics

Whee Drum

Saturday, May 16th 10am to 6pm

Based on newly released information from Western Carolina University, all conferences and student camps scheduled to occur in May, June, and July have officially been canceled. As a result, we regret to inform you that Whee Drum will not take place this summer. With current health concerns and the uncertainty of COVID-19, the Pride of the Mountains organization fully supports this decision by our university in an effort to protect our campers and student leaders. Our plans are for those who are auditioning for our percussion / rhythm sections submit their videos online. The videos must be submited by May 16th. Those auditiioning for the front ensemble and rhythm sections further information will be emailed to you. Follow this link to submit your drumline audition video. https://form.jotform.com/200934277457158

 

Whee Spin

Saturday, May 16th10am to 6pm 

Due to the ongoing global threat of COVID-19, we feel that it is best for us to cancel the April 25th PotM Colorguard Audition day.

If you already signed up for April 25, your money will be refunded this week.

In lieu of this face to face interaction, Bobby Richardson will be conducting video auditions to satisfy that first date. Please join his page and/or contact him directly for more information. Follow this link to the colorguard audition materials. https://catamountcolorguard.org

Wind Training Day

Wednesday, June 17th 10am to 6pm

Based on newly released information from Western Carolina University, all conferences and student camps scheduled to occur in May, June, and July have officially been canceled. As a result, we regret to inform you that Wind Training Day will not take place this summer. All wind players will conitnue to submit their audition videos. Please refer to the 2020 members facebook page for further details. 

 

Summer Symposium

Sunday, July 12th - Thursday, July 16th

2020 WCU Summer Symposium Update

Based on newly released information from Western Carolina University, all conferences and student camps scheduled to occur in June and July have officially been canceled. As a result, we regret to inform you that the 2020 WCU Summer Symposium will not take place this summer. With current health concerns and the uncertainty of COVID-19, the Pride of the Mountains organization fully supports this decision by our university in an effort to protect our campers and student leaders. Our plans are for the symposium to return in 2021 and we hope that you will join us at that time. Payments that have already been submitted are fully refundable and will be credited back to the form of payment in which you paid.
We are living in an unprecedented window of time, allowing us to be thankful for those experiences that can easily be taken for granted. The WCU Summer Symposium is always a special week for our student campers, band directors, and WCU student leaders. We will miss each of you in 2020 and will look forward to the opportunity to see you again very soon. Please plan to join us during the week of July 11-15, 2021 for an incredible week of learning while celebrating an activity that means so much to each of us.

Take care of yourself and please remain safe.

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