OSU Band Director fired

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OSU Band Director fired Thursday, July 24, 2014 8:45 PM (permalink)
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http://www.freep.com/arti...te-marching-band-fired

In the next few years they will bring him back for a halftime event and then carry him off the field!
 
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Re:OSU Band Director fired Friday, July 25, 2014 12:15 AM (permalink)
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The Best Scam Band in the Land.

Go Blue!!

Ohio St.'s actions are not unlike their lower intestine: stinky and loaded with danger.

 
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Re:OSU Band Director fired Friday, July 25, 2014 7:04 AM (permalink)
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Nothing to do with "tats"?
 
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Re:OSU Band Director fired Friday, July 25, 2014 8:01 AM (permalink)
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Well, maybe would could at least win a "battle of the bands" now.  Any victory over OSU would be good
 
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Re:OSU Band Director fired Friday, July 25, 2014 10:42 AM (permalink)
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Off-color songs have always been a staple in marching bands, even at (gasp!) Michigan, but the rest of that stuff is pretty bad, and I simply can't imagine Revelli or Cavender using students' nicnames (bad or acceptable) for each other or taking part in a night-time underwear parade, even as a spectator.  This guy had to off the charts crazy to think that any of the stuff mentioned in the article would not be doscovered in this day and age.  "Oaths of secrecy?"  Right...
 
It makes the Glocks and the old Golden Globes (no, not the Hollywood ones) look pretty tame by comparison.  Maybe tO$U needs a Michigan guy to bring their program back into line, but that will never happen either.
 
In a way it's too bad, as their band has always been really good on the field.
 
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Re:OSU Band Director fired Friday, July 25, 2014 2:43 PM (permalink)
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It's not like their band is going to all of a sudden suck now.  This guy has only been their director for like 2 years.  They've always been pretty good.  They'll probably get better now that half their time isn't wasted on the grab assing and harassing.

 
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Re:OSU Band Director fired Friday, July 25, 2014 2:46 PM (permalink)
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WolvyMike


It's not like their band is going to all of a sudden suck now.  This guy has only been their director for like 2 years.  They've always been pretty good.  They'll probably get better now that half their time isn't wasted on the grab assing and harassing.

That's a scary thought, they're very good currently.
 
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Re:OSU Band Director fired Friday, July 25, 2014 3:12 PM (permalink)
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From what I've read, all this motion marching innovation is all this director though.  So they may take a hit in that regards.
 
 
Personally, "the band" never did anything for me anyway.  Halftimes are for pissing and getting nachos.......LOL

 
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Re:OSU Band Director fired Friday, July 25, 2014 6:02 PM (permalink)
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MMBueph - Ohio State did hire a Michigan grad - Dr. Jon Woods who was Director for 28 years and just retired in 2011.
Don't argue with me. I am the windshield and you are the bug.
 
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Re:OSU Band Director fired Friday, July 25, 2014 10:35 PM (permalink)
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MMBueph - Ohio State did hire a Michigan grad - Dr. Jon Woods who was Director for 28 years and just retired in 2011.


UMW,

You'e absolutely right, I had forgotten as my last MMB year was 1970, thanks!
 
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Re:OSU Band Director fired Friday, July 25, 2014 11:16 PM (permalink)
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MMBeuph


UMWingedHelmet


MMBueph - Ohio State did hire a Michigan grad - Dr. Jon Woods who was Director for 28 years and just retired in 2011.


UMW,

You'e absolutely right, I had forgotten as my last MMB year was 1970, thanks!

cool, which instrument did you play?
 
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Re:OSU Band Director fired Wednesday, July 30, 2014 2:34 PM (permalink)
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jsj_297


MMBeuph


UMWingedHelmet


MMBueph - Ohio State did hire a Michigan grad - Dr. Jon Woods who was Director for 28 years and just retired in 2011.


UMW,

You'e absolutely right, I had forgotten as my last MMB year was 1970, thanks!

cool, which instrument did you play?

I was the euphonium section leader my sophomore and senior years; also played in the SB all four, which was then pretty rare for a non-music major.  I probably learned more about running an organization from my experiences there than I ever did getting my MBA (also at UM) a couple of years later.
 
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