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The Fire of the Carolinas  (Marching Band)

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Raul Barcenes, director

Elon University's marching band, the "Fire of the Carolinas", is a high-energy contemporary marching ensemble that provides spirited performances both on the field and in the stands at all Elon home football events.

Membership is open to all Elon University students with band experience (winds, percussion, colorguard, and dance). FOTC members are from almost every area of study on campus, with over 30 different majors represented each year.

We invite you to learn more about the "Fire of the Carolinas" marching band by browsing this website where you will find pictures, sound files, and video clips, along with plenty of information about the band program. If you have any questions about our program please don't hesitate to contact Dr. Barcenes at (336) 278-5700 or rbarcenes@elon.edu.


 

 


Phoenix Winds(Wind Ensemble)

Raul Barcenes, director

The Elon University Wind Ensemble is dedicated to performance of the highest level wind band literature. The ensemble is open to all Elon University students, regardless of major, who have experience playing wind or percussion instruments. The Wind Ensemble meets during the fall and spring semesters each year and performs on-campus concerts each term with occassional off-campus performances.

We invite you to learn more about the Elon University Wind Ensemble by browsing this website where you will find pictures and sound files, along with plenty of information about the band program. If you have any questions about our program please don't hesitate to contact Dr. Barcenes at (336) 278-5700 or rbarcenes@elon.edu.
 

Prospective Members

The Elon University Wind Ensemble meets Tuesday evenings from 7:00-9:00 in room 164 in the Center for the Arts. All Elon students with woodwind, brass, or percussion experience are welcome to join. There are informal seat placement auditions at the beginning of each term.

All students interested in performing with the Wind Ensemble should contact Dr. Barcenes at (336) 278-5700 or rbarcenes@elon.edu.


 

 


Pep Band

Raul Barcenes, director

The Elon University Pep Band is an integral part of game day festivities and excitement on campus, performing at all Elon men and women home basketball events.

Membership is by audition each season. Auditions are held each November and are open to all Elon University students with band experience (woodwinds, brass, bass guitar, and drumset). Most members come from the marching band membership.

We invite you to learn more about the Elon University Pep Band by browsing this website where you will find pictures and sound files, along with plenty of information about the band program. If you have any questions about our program please don't hesitate to contact Dr. Barcenes at (336) 278-5700 or rbarcenes@elon.edu.