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1 Fifth Session

2  Alex Skora  Tau Beta Sigma Vice president

3  Hand back quizzes  Session five study guide and essays  Interviews – Interview party?  Dues - $110 due March 9 th  Service Project

4  To provide a pleasant and helpful social experience for all engaged in college band work and to cooperate with other musical organizations in any manner consistent with the purposes of the institution at which chapters are located.

5  Following WWI – greater interest in band music  Few national organizations for professional musicians, but none for college or university band members  Movement to create such organization started at then Oklahoma A&M College (Oklahoma State University)

6  Band member William Scroggs, Professor Bohumil Makovsky, and Band President A. Frank Martin held a secret conference to select the first ten brothers

7  William Alexander Scroggs- “Founder”  A. “Andrew” Frank Martin- “Mr. Kappa Kappa Psi”  Raymond D. Shannon  William H. Coppedge  Clayton E. Soule  Carl A. Stevens  Clyde Haston  Dick Hurst  Asher Hendrickson  Iron Hawthorne Nelson

8  Charter was granted on November 27, 1919  Created Kappa Kappa Psi, National Fraternity for College Bandsmen  OSU = Alpha Chapter

9  First National Convention- January 2, 1922 in Stillwater, Oklahoma  Bohumil Makovsky was the first National Honorary Member of Kappa Kappa Psi  Currently serves over 200 college and university band programs with over 5,000 active members

10  Affectionately referred to by all who knew him as “Boh”  Officially recognized as “The Guiding Spirit of Kappa Kappa Psi.”  Born September 23, 1878 in Frantisky, Bohemia

11  Boh immigrated to the United States in 1895 at the age of seventeen to join his sister in Clarkson, Nebraska  At the turn of the century, Boh decided to form his own band.

12  Moved to Woodward, Oklahoma in 1904  “King of Oklahoma March” – Boh’s first march  Selected as band director at Oklahoma Agricultural and Mechanical College on September 1, 1915  Boh resigned his position at OAMC in July 1943 due to WWII, age and Parkinson’s Disease

13  International Who’s Who  Who’s Who in Oklahoma  Pierre Key’s Musical Who’s Who  Honorary major in the OAMC ROTC  Elected 4 th Grand President of KKY  Elected to the Oklahoma Hall of Fame  Received honorary Doctor of Music degree from the University of Tulsa

14  Boh’s Trademarks ◦ Pipe- miniature saxophone ◦ Uncrushed black bow tie  Boh Makovsky died on June 12, 1950

15  Exotic Instruments ◦ Heckelphones ◦ E flat Soprano Clarinets ◦ Baritone Sarrousophones ◦ Sarrousophones ◦ Bass saxophones ◦ E double flat contrabass tuba ◦ Harps

16  Headquarters previously located on the Oklahoma State Campus  In November 1991, Headquarters moved to Stillwater Station ◦ Former Santa Fe Railway Depot was purchased by the Fraternity and Sorority.

17  The Baton – Kappa Kappa Psi’s first publication  The PODIUM – official publication of Kappa Kappa Psi and Tau Beta Sigma  Published twice a year  NewsNotes Online: The Fraternity’s ‘E-zine’

18  Located- Oklahoma State University, west of the Classroom Building  Made out of Pink Granite

19  Open to all qualified musicians, whether or not they are members of the Fraternity or Sorority  Dr. F. Lee Bowling is credited as the founder of NIB  Held during KKY/TBS National Convention  Audition Deadline for 2011 is April 19th

20  Need to know three National Officers/Board of Trustees Members  Need to know five Prominent Members

21  “Sister” organization to KKΨ  Movement to create Tau Beta Sigma was instigated by Wava Banes Henry  Started in Texas Tech University, 1939  Established at Oklahoma State University in 1946

22  Study for your quiz!  Meet with your Big and get signature  Interview four Brothers (total of 20 overall)  Dues to class treasurer or Leah Ruff by March 9 th (Checks to Kappa Kappa Psi)


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