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Pep Band - RITpedia


The RIT Pep Band is a entirely student run organization. The RIT Pep Band plays at all RIT Men and Women's Hockey home games in the Gene Polisseni Center, some Men's and Women's Lacrosse games as well as special events such as Brick City Homecoming, Springfest, and Imagine RIT. Rehearsals are every Wednesday at 9pm in the SAU Band Room.

History

The RIT Pep Band was founded in 2006.

2006-2007

E-Board 2006: President: Stephanie Dorn Vice President: Amanda Preske Secretary: Tim George Treasurer: Spencer Herendeen

Graduating Members:

  • Ben Hughes
  • Brian Garrison

New Music:

  • Celebration
  • Dragnet
  • Eye of the Tiger
  • Gonna Fly Now
  • Gimme Some Lovin'
  • Hawaii 5-O
  • Hey Song
  • In the Midnight Hour
  • James Bond Theme
  • Louie, Louie
  • Peter Gunn
  • Proud Mary
  • Tequila

Accomplishments and Achievements:

  • Became an official Student Government Club
  • Played at Men's Hockey Games
  • Traveled with the Team to Canisius
  • Made Website
  • Made Home Jersey's our Uniform
  • Played Eye of the Tiger after Goals
  • Max Attendance at an Event: 20

2007-2008

E-Board 2007: President: Stephanie Dorn Vice President: Mark Negro Secretary: Amanda Preske Treasurer: Spencer Herendeen Conductor: Brian Abraham (Abe)

Conductor Attire: Full Tuxedo with cumber bun, tiger Print bow tie, white gloves, and white baton

Graduating Members:

  • Brian Abraham (Saxophone/ Keyboard)
  • Mark Davis
  • Stephanie Dorn
  • Tim George (Saxophone)

New Music:

  • Bang On The Drum
  • Come Sail Away
  • Crazy Train
  • Final Countdown
  • Imperial March
  • Jaws
  • Lets Go Band
  • Night on Bald Mountain
  • Rick Roll Song
  • Smoke On the Water
  • Sweet Caroline
  • Yeah

Accomplishments and Achievements:

  • Played at Blue Cross Arena
  • Played for Alumni Dinner at Blue Cross Arena
  • Played at Imagine RIT
  • Purchasing Two Sousaphones
  • Purchasing Drums and Drum equipment
  • Had a Conductor in from of the Band
  • Recruited freshman at Orientation Club Fair
  • Guitar Hero Tournament Fundraiser
  • Max Attendance at an Event: 35

Music

The Pep Band has a lot of different pieces that are played for various events. Here's a quick sample:

  • 25 or 6 to 4
  • A Team
  • All Star
  • Bang the Drum - Audio
  • Battlestar Galactica
  • Birdland
  • Born To Be Wild
  • Carry On My Wayward Son
  • Come Sail Away
  • Crazy Train
  • Dance to the Music
  • Domino
  • Dragnet
  • Eye of the Tiger
  • Final Countdown
  • Freebird
  • Get Ready For This
  • Gimme Some Lovin
  • Go Fight Win
  • Gonna Fly Now
  • Hawaii Five-o
  • Hey Baby
  • Hey Song
  • Hollywood
  • I'm A Man
  • Imperial March
  • In the Midnight Hour
  • Iron Man
  • James Bond Theme
  • Jaws
  • Jeopardy
  • Land of a Thousand Dances
  • Let Me Clear My Throat
  • Livin on a Prayer
  • Louie Louie
  • Magnificent 7
  • Night on Bald Mountain
  • O Canada
  • Party Like a Rock Star
  • Peter Gunn
  • Pink Panther
  • Play that Funky Music
  • Proud Mary
  • Rage
  • Ship It Up to Boston
  • Smoke on the Water
  • Soul Man
  • Star Spangled Banner
  • Super Smash Bros. Melee Theme
  • Tear the Roof Off the Sucker
  • Tequila
  • Vehicle
  • Yeah
  • You Can Call Me Al

External Links


RIT Pep Band Website