Hosting the Luther College Concert Band

Thank you for your interest in hosting the Luther College Concert Band! Below is information on hosting the ensemble.

The 2015 Spring Tour will be Saturday, March 14 through Saturday, March 21. The band will be in the Midwest March 14-15 and on the West Coast March 17-21.

Please email the Concert Band tour manager, Kate Haller, if you are interested in hosting: kate.haller@luther.edu.

(Some of the items below are flexible. Contact us if you have questions.)

Space/Equipment Needs

  • Large performance space
  • 2 large dressing rooms
  • 2 private dressing rooms
  • 1 large gathering space for pre-concert talk (preferred, but not necessary)
  • Grand piano
  • 60 chairs, 75 music stands, podium, podium stand

On-site volunteer needs

  • Volunteers to provide pre-concert meal
  • Volunteers to provide home stays
  • 2-4 ushers for greeting and donation collection

Home-stay information

  • Home stays for 50-60 students
  • Minimum 2 students/home, but larger groups are great!

Home stay hosts donate

  • simple post-concert snack
  • sleeping accommodations
  • breakfast
  • transportation to and from home

Note that some students may have environmental/pet allergies and we ask housing coordinators pay special attention to these allergies when organizing home stays.

Meals

  • Hosts provide a healthy pre-concert meal for 50-60 Concert Band students, director, bus drivers, and tour coordinator

Promotion

  • Hang provided posters prominently in area
  • Promote concert on your organization social media sites (can share content created by Luther College)
  • Let tour coordinator know if there are any media organizations we should specifically contact about articles and/or advertisements
  • Word of mouth. Get people excited!

Luther Provides

  • Concert promotion in high schools and churches within a 50 mile radius
  • Direct concert promotion to high school students interested in Luther and Luther alumni and friends within a 50 mile radius
  • Social media marketing and promotion
  • A great concert, wonderful students, and an opportunity to bring your community together!
Luther College Concert Band
Joan deAlbuquerque