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C.H.S. Band
Summer Practice
July 30, 2003
Collinsville Crimson Cadets

Jason Dulin is the new assistant band director. Jason was the assistant director at Wagoner last season in addition to heading the middle school band. Jason grew up in Glenpool and received his Music Education degree from the University of Arkansas. Mr. Dulin has worked with percussionist in Glenpool, Fayetteville and Wagoner. Jason will be assisting Stefanie Cottrell who begins her second season as the Cadet's head director. John Theisen, who was the Collinsville assistant last season, left to teach closer to his previous home in Minnesota.
Cathy Duncan, (right) the 2003-04 drum major, accepts the band's bucket of "poker" chips from Emily Wright, (left) drum major the previous two years. The chips are used to mark spots on the field while members learn new marching formations.
Just a few of the new band members pause for a photo while practicing outside the band room at the middle school July 29th.
Summer band began in earnest this week with mornings either on the sunny practice field at Sallee Field or in the shade of the Baptist Tabernacle's gymnasium. Afternoon sessions are held in the band room.
The band is preparing for their first halftime performance at the Mannford football game September 5th. Their first marching contest will be at Owasso September 27th. They will be defending their state championship November 1st at the OBA competition in Broken Arrow.
Baptist Tabernacle Church south of town.
The Crimson Cadet's Color Guard unit is shown practicing at the H.S. gym July 31, 2003.