Goshen News, Goshen, IN

September 15, 2013

Local bands march away with awards


THE GOSHEN NEWS

GOSHEN — Local high school marching bands earned awards in Saturday’s Goshen Band Invitational. The winners were:

Class A

The Marching Kingsmen of Penn High School swept all the caption awards as well as first place with their show “ConNEXTion.” Caption awards are Best Visual, Best Music and Best General Effect.

Chesterton High School’s Trojan Guard, with a show titled “Cathedrals,” took second place and the Marching Tigers’ Pride of Warsaw Community High School placed third with “Dreamland.”

As hosts of the contest, members of the Class A Crimson Marching Band of Goshen High School performed in an exhibition following the program. Their show titled “Jacob’s Ladder,” featured “The Silken Ladder Overture” by Gioachino Rossini.

Class B

The Concord Marching Minutemen took all the caption awards and placed first with their show, “RISE-The Revolution Within.”

The Raider Band of Northridge High School marched on the field with “Absolute Power” and took second place in Class B.

Plymouth High School performed “451” based on the novel “Fahrenheit 451,” and captured third place. Elkhart Central High School and Memorial High School were each awarded participation plaques for their performances.

Class C

The Marching Hornets of Angola High School won the Best Visual, Best Music and Best General Effect awards as well as first place with their show, “Reaching Out.”

Fairfield Junior/Senior High School took second place with “Everyone Has a Dark Side.”

In Class C competition, the Marching Hornets of Angola High School won the Best Visual, Best Music and Best General Effect awards as well as first place with their show, “Reaching Out”.

The Red Regiment of NorthWood High School placed third with “Tenebris Notchte” (A Dark Night).

The Redskin Brigade of Knox Community High School took fourth place in Class C competition.

Wawasee High School’s performance earned them a participation award.