Podcast Episode 40 – Pamela Nave

SUMMARY

This is Purdue, the official podcast for Purdue University, highlights stories about Boilermakers from across all disciplines, who through research, innovation and determination, have persistently pursued their next giant leap.

Hosted by Purdue University alum, Brian Lamb School of Communication graduate, and Indiana native Kate Young, This is Purdue aims to examine all of the incredible accomplishments of Boilermakers and their contributions to the world.

Below, you’ll find helpful information, stories, and social media content regarding this episode of This is Purdue.

STRATEGY

In this episode of This Is Purdue, we’re highlighting the legacy of Purdue University’s Big Bass Drum, also known as The World’s Largest Drum™, part of the “All-American” Marching Band, for the past 100 years.

Pamela Nave, Purdue Bands’ percussion instructor and Associate Professor of Bands and Orchestras, joins us on the episode to discuss the AAMB community, Neil Armstrong’s support, and the iconic symbol of The World’s Largest Drum™.

You’ll also hear from the co-captains of the Big Bass Drum Crew, Brandon Bledsoe and Hannah Pike, on what it takes – both physically and intellectually – to become part of this prestigious crew at Purdue.

Plus, host Kate Young goes behind the scenes at Band Camp and even runs through a few tricks with the crew and the 565-pound drum! It’s only on This Is Purdue, the official university podcast.

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Podcast Page on Purdue.edu –  https://www.purdue.edu/podcast/

Apple – https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/this-is-purdue/id1496040232

Spotify – https://open.spotify.com/show/1npQBIaTzFnCvDlzeiNV7j?si=h0K1NkdwTMeu-MlzckGaHw

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SOCIAL MEDIA GUIDANCE

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SUGGESTED SOCIAL MEDIA POSTS

LinkedIn + Facebook

  • The host of #ThisIsPurdue Kate Young went behind the scenes at @purduebands’ Band Camp to learn more about the Big Bass Drum, also known as The World’s Largest Drum™. We find out what it takes to be part of this Drum Crew, plus, we even run a few tricks with the Crew! It’s only on the official university podcast. Subscribe today and be the first to listen! <link>
  • Drum roll, please… An all NEW #ThisIsPurdue episode is out now! Listen in as we celebrate 100 Years with The World’s Largest Drum™. You’ll hear from co-captains Brandon Bledsoe and Hannah Pike as well as Pam Nave, Purdue Bands’ percussion instructor and Associate Professor of Bands and Orchestras, to get an inside look at what it’s like to be a member of this prestigious crew. <link>
  • Hannah Pike isn’t afraid to go first. As a woman thriving in male-dominated pursuits, she is forging her own path. For a dose of inspiration and to hear more from @purduebands Big Bass Drum Crew co-captain Hannah, listen to the latest episode of #ThisIsPurdue, the official university podcast. <link>

Twitter + Instagram

  • Host of #ThisIsPurdue Kate Young went BTS at @purduebands’ Band Camp to learn more about the Big Bass Drum, AKA The World’s Largest Drum™. Subscribe today and be the first to listen! <link>
  • Drum roll, please… An all NEW #ThisIsPurdue episode is out now! Listen in as we celebrate 100 Years with The World’s Largest Drum™ and get an inside look at what it’s like to be a member of this prestigious Drum Crew. <link>
  • Hannah Pike isn’t afraid to go first. As a woman thriving in male-dominated pursuits, she is forging her own path. Hear more from @purduebands Big Bass Drum Crew co-captain Hannah by listening to the latest episode of #ThisIsPurdue, the official university podcast. <link>

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