News Update: Spring 2015

With the new year brings new and exciting events for our Alumni Club members!

April will play host to a new tradition…the Percussion Alumni Concert! This year’s student Percussion Ensemble concert will be augmented by allowing percussion alumni to perform as well! A dinner the night before, on Saturday April 18th, will give you a chance to mingle and catch up with one another. Performance day, Sunday April 19th, will feature a luncheon and, of course, the concert from 2:30-4:00pm!

We will also be welcoming back our Jazz Band Alumni for a night of jam sessions and performances by the ever popular Chameleon show band at Lafayette Brewing Company on May 2nd. And to cap off the weekend, the Alumni Jazz Band will once again perform at the Jazz on the Hill concert at Slayter Center on May 3rd.

Check out the Events Tab, Facebook, and your email inbox for details as they are released!!!

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Spring Homecoming Weekend Benefits Scholarships

For the first time, Purdue Bands & Orchestras will feature three days of music performed by ALL of our ensembles including, wind ensemble, concert bands, orchestras, jazz bands, percussion ensemble, and our guest conductor Julie Giroux.

In addition to concerts, there will be plenty of events to satisfy your passion for Purdue and music!  PLUS as a result of our fundraising efforts, at least one scholarship will be awarded to an exemplary student in each ensemble that participates.

BONUS EVENTS!!  Alumni, Parents, Donors, and Friends Invited  

Mix and Mingle with Faculty, Staff and Students at Events!

Friday April 25th- Pre-concert cocktails & Hors d’oeuvres  sponsored by the PBOAC in Elliott Hall of Music!
Saturday April 26th- Pre-concert dinner in Dauch Alumni Center
Sunday April 27th- Brunch reception sponsored by PBOAC in Elliott Hall of Music

Here for the entire weekend?  Purchase the VIP Ticket, which will include a special campus experience, wine tasting event, and special seating for concerts.

Purchase your tickets today!  With tuition costing over $10,000 (in-state) & $29,000 (out-of-state) we want to administer as many scholarships as possible to the deserving young men & woman who make our programs top in the country. We look forward to seeing you back on campus soon.

Tickets are available through Purdue Box Office at (765) 494-3933 or toll-free (800) 914-SHOW. Or  click here to purchase tickets online.

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Come Home & Celebrate!! Two great events!

April 25-27, 2014- Spring Spectacular Band & Orchestra Showcase

April 25th-

  • Band & Orchestra Alumni Reception/ Elliott Hall of Music/ 6:00 p.m.
  • Concert Showcase/ Elliott Hall of Music/ 8:00 p.m.

April 26th 

  • Band & Orchestra Alumni & Donor Reception/ Dauch Alumni Center / Prusiecki  Banquet Room/ 5:30 p.m.
  • Concert Showcase/ Elliott Hall of Music/ 8:00 p.m.

*The Purdue Boilermaker Special will be giving FREE rides to the concert

April 27th 

  • Band & Orchestra Alumni Reception/ Elliott Hall of Music/ 12:30 p.m.
  • Concert Showcase/ Elliott Hall of Music/ 2:30 p.m.

For the first time, Purdue Bands & Orchestras will be hosting a three day alumni weekend which will feature each one of our performing groups, which includes concert bands, orchestras, jazz bands, percussion ensembles, dancers & twirlers. This is a way for you to come back for a Spring Homecoming & to celebrate all the accomplishments of our 750 students. Not only are we celebrating our alumni & students, but our concerts will also feature guest composer Julie Giroux. This is a weekend you will not want to miss.  Please join us!

May 3, 2014

Chameleon Alumni Jazz Band/ Lafayette Brewing Company- 2nd Floor/ 8:00 p.m.

Coming back to town for the ‘One Mo Time Tour’, our Purdue Alumni Jazz Band, Chameleon, will be here!  Come out to dance, sing & relive your jazz band experience at Purdue.  This event will take place at Lafayette Brewing Company in downtown Lafayette.  Please join us for an evening of fun!

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