Ranger Band Pre-Registration

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Dear Ranger Band Members:

Welcome to all the new and returning members of the Ranger Bands! We have an exciting year in store, and we are thrilled to have you as a band member.


The Range Band / Wind Ensemble holds rehearsals from 3:00 to 4:45 pm on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. The Ranger Band performs at all home football games and basketball games, rallies and other events as requested. The class code is MUSI-3131, and is a 1 credit class.

Please contact Dr. Tolman if you are interested in the Ranger Jazz Ensemble. Ranger Jazz rehearses Tuesday and Thursday from 3:25 to 4:40 . The class code is MUSI 4151, and is also a 1 unit class.

SCHOLARSHIPS: Northwestern State University provides a $1,500 scholarship ($750 per semester) to all student participating in NWOSU Ranger Band, and a $700 scholarship ($350 per semester) for participating in The Ranger Jazz Ensemble. Musicians performing with both groups receive $2,000 per year ($1,000 per semester). Additional scholarship are also available each year through application.

BAND CAMP: Band Camp is crucial part of the band development, and is required of all band members wishing to receive the full scholarship in the Fall semester. ( Band camp begins Thursday August 8th for the leadership team, Drumline and Color Guard, and Sunday, August 11th for all others. A complete band camp itinerary will be posted and sent to the band members in July.

For those living in university housing, you will be allowed to move into the dorms early during band camp, at no additional cost. If you will be living on campus, please check the appropriate box on this form in order to move into the dorms early.

All meals during band camp will be provided by NWOSU.

There is a $25 band camp fee due August 11th. This one-time fee pays for uniform dry-cleaning as well as some of the food during the week. Make checks payable to NWOSU Ranger Band.
All music with recording will be available on the Ranger Band Website

If you have specific questions about joining that aren't answered here, please contact me via phone or email with the information below:

Ride Rangers Ride!

Dr. Zach Tolman


General Information

What will be you academic classification (grade) for Fall 2024? *
Do you plan to live in the NWOSU dormitories? *
Marching Shoe Size *

Can we provide any accommidations to you to assist in your participation? Do you have any limitations that we should be aware of?

Experience as a Musician

What other instruments can you play (check all that apply)? *
Are you interested in color guard? *
Which bands are you interested in participate in? *
Have you enrolled for classes in Fall 2024? *
Have you enrolled in band yet? *

Thank you for pre-registering for the Northwestern band program!

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