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Marching Band performs Sept. 25 | News & Events | Furman University

By Tina Underwood September 15th, 2015 @ 12:01 pm Filed in Featured Stories, Music[1][2]

Marching Band Performs Sept. 25Furman University s Marching Band, The Paladin Regiment, will present its annual Marching Band Extravaganza concert Friday, Sept. 25, at 8 p.m. in McAlister Auditorium. The concert, part of Furman s Cultural Life Program, is open to the public and is held in conjunction with Family Weekend at the university. Tickets are available at the door and are $5 for adults and $3 for students. Under the direction of Furman s Jay Bocook, The Paladin Regiment will highlight the variety of functions and roles it performs during the course of a Saturday afternoon at Paladin Stadium. The Paladin Regiment will celebrate Furman University with traditional songs during the pre-game show, and will also pay homage to the United States during the ceremony.

The Paladin Regiment is one of six major ensembles in the Furman Band program. Consisting of 115 members, the band performs at all home games, selected away games, and high school marching band festivals. For more information, please contact the Furman Band Office at (864) 294-3069.

About Jay Bocook
A native of Clearwater, Fla., Jay Bocook is recognized internationally as a composer, arranger, conductor and educator. Bocook s work has been performed at the Olympic Games (1984, 1996 and 2002). In 2003, his music transcriptions of noted film composer John Williams were premiered by the United States Marine Band in a concert at the Kennedy Center in Washington. An encore performance with Williams and the President s Own took place in 2008. Bocook was a contributing arranger to a musical called CyberJam that opened to rave reviews in 2003 at London s Queens Theater. His arrangements were also featured in Mix, which opened in Japan (2008). More recently, he was commissioned by Furman University to compose music for the 2015 inauguration of Elizabeth Davis, the university s 12th president. In 1982, Bocook was appointed director of bands at Furman. He left the university in 1989 to pursue other opportunities, but returned in 2000 as director of athletic bands. He has served as assistant conductor of the Greenville Symphony Orchestra and remains a principal composer and arranger for Hal Leonard Corporation, where he has published more than 600 compositions and arrangements. He is the music arranger for the 10-time World Champion Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps. In 2009, Bocook was inducted into the Drum Corps International Hall of Fame. He is also a member of the American Bandmasters Association.

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Marching Band performs Sept. 25 | News & Events | Furman University

By Tina Underwood September 15th, 2015 @ 12:01 pm Filed in Featured Stories, Music[5][6]

Marching Band Performs Sept. 25Furman University s Marching Band, The Paladin Regiment, will present its annual Marching Band Extravaganza concert Friday, Sept. 25, at 8 p.m. in McAlister Auditorium. The concert, part of Furman s Cultural Life Program, is open to the public and is held in conjunction with Family Weekend at the university. Tickets are available at the door and are $5 for adults and $3 for students. Under the direction of Furman s Jay Bocook, The Paladin Regiment will highlight the variety of functions and roles it performs during the course of a Saturday afternoon at Paladin Stadium. The Paladin Regiment will celebrate Furman University with traditional songs during the pre-game show, and will also pay homage to the United States during the ceremony.

The Paladin Regiment is one of six major ensembles in the Furman Band program. Consisting of 115 members, the band performs at all home games, selected away games, and high school marching band festivals. For more information, please contact the Furman Band Office at (864) 294-3069.

About Jay Bocook
A native of Clearwater, Fla., Jay Bocook is recognized internationally as a composer, arranger, conductor and educator. Bocook s work has been performed at the Olympic Games (1984, 1996 and 2002). In 2003, his music transcriptions of noted film composer John Williams were premiered by the United States Marine Band in a concert at the Kennedy Center in Washington. An encore performance with Williams and the President s Own took place in 2008. Bocook was a contributing arranger to a musical called CyberJam that opened to rave reviews in 2003 at London s Queens Theater. His arrangements were also featured in Mix, which opened in Japan (2008). More recently, he was commissioned by Furman University to compose music for the 2015 inauguration of Elizabeth Davis, the university s 12th president. In 1982, Bocook was appointed director of bands at Furman. He left the university in 1989 to pursue other opportunities, but returned in 2000 as director of athletic bands. He has served as assistant conductor of the Greenville Symphony Orchestra and remains a principal composer and arranger for Hal Leonard Corporation, where he has published more than 600 compositions and arrangements. He is the music arranger for the 10-time World Champion Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps. In 2009, Bocook was inducted into the Drum Corps International Hall of Fame. He is also a member of the American Bandmasters Association.

Connect with Admission

Furman University is one of the nation’s premier undergraduate liberal arts colleges. We offer outstanding academics, opportunities for a broad range of talented students with a passion for learning, a robust arts program, and NCAA Division I athletics.

Undergraduate Evening Studies provides adults the opportunity to receive an education from one of the premier liberal arts universities in the nation.

Whether you are starting or continuing your education, or have been away from the classroom for a few months or several years, our program provides many services to assist you with accomplishing your educational and professional goals.

Apply now[7]

Our graduate studies program is designed for the professional educator.

We know the challenges teachers and administrators face every day, and we are committed to helping you become a leader within your school system or district.

Apply now[8]

Administrative Departments

Centers, Programs and Institutes

References

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  3. ^ Apply now (www2.furman.edu)
  4. ^ Apply now (www2.furman.edu)
  5. ^ Featured Stories (newspress.furman.edu)
  6. ^ Music (newspress.furman.edu)
  7. ^ Apply now (www2.furman.edu)
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