TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) – A journey of a life span.

Our cameras have been capable to capture up with the FAMU Marching 100 Saturday morning as they remaining Tallahassee for Paris to conduct at the Louvre Museum for the Louis Vuitton Men’s Vogue Week.

The University sent 35 band users for the overall performance for an all price paid journey.

The journey to execute in the course of the Louis Vuitton Men’s Style Week has formally started for the Florida A&M Marching 100, but Band Director Dr. Chipman states when he gained the invitation connect with, he considered it was a joke.

“He says Dr. Chipman we would like to invite the Florida A&M marching band to Paris, France to execute and I almost dropped the cell phone, actually,” shared Dr. Chipman. “And I’ve been telling that story but it is so correct due to the fact you know you listen to that and you’re like alright there is so numerous pranks and forms of factors that choose area in this world that we dwell in.”

And when the band customers heard the news, they echoed that same sentiment.

“He mentioned it and then I was like is this person serious? You know because each and every now and then he throws in a minimal joke so I’m pondering is he truly critical,” exclaimed Marching 100 Drum Main Jarvis Rittman. “But then he truly just introduced it however so I’m like wow I want to come across a way to go on this excursion, I want to go on this vacation.”

The vacation is a likelihood to increase to the legacy of the Marching 100, showcasing their get to.

“The matters that we do right here at Florida A&M College and the Marching 100 is actually appreciated close to the planet and you know I imagine that we established specifications for marching bands” claimed Marching 100 member Gustave Significant. “And I come to feel that we just often complete to our ideal qualities and our maximum normal.”

For most of the band Saturday marks their first time leaving the place.

“I’m a small nervous you know it’s the very first time you know carrying out outside the house of the state with me being with this band and this first time is essentially us being at the Louvre the place Mona Lisa is at you experience me. So I can in fact see that,” Significant explained excitedly.

This working experience is an all expense paid small business excursion they say they really enjoy.

“Going out to Europe, likely out to France you know you listen to about Paris and you see it on television and things so I feel like it’ll be rather a various experience to truly see it in human being and coming back and telling men and women about how it is and how it went,” described Rittman.

In addition to the food stuff, and web page viewing, the band suggests they’re completely ready to take on Paris for the second time in the program’s heritage and give the functionality of a lifetime.

“We constantly notify our students that you know when we complete anyone is going to be viewing you for the very first time and somebody is going to be looking at you for the very last time so we have to always be impressionable mainly because you under no circumstances know when you are likely to get that mobile phone contact and have to make that choice to settle for,” stated Dr. Chipman.

Yet another opportunity to show the earth why they’re the Baddest Band in the Land.

The group is predicted to land in Paris Sunday and will perform at the Louvre Thursday at 2pm regional time in Paris and 8am japanese standard time.

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