Marching band festival is ready for Missouri Day weekend in Trenton
Date 2012/10/15 11:05:06 | Topic: News
|Performance times have been announced for the Trenton High School band and auxiliary units as they participate in the Marching Band Festival this Saturday.|
Trenton high school, listed for class three, will be in exhibition in each event.
T-H-S will be the lead band for the Missouri Day Festival parade Saturday morning starting at 8:30 from Main and Crowder in Trenton. 27 high school bands are expect to march in the parade—encompassing approximately 15-hundred 50 students
There are 29 entries in the auxiliary event and 27 schools entered the drum fest. All total, these entries amount to about 770 for the indoor events. Trenton performance times are 11:28 am for the auxiliary until and 6:40 pm for the percussion section.
The first competition in the auxiliary category is slated for 10 o'clock. The drum fest
is scheduled to begin at 2:50. Both events are in the Trenton high school gym.
For the field show at C-F Russell stadium, gates open at 10:30 with the competition starting at 11:30. A total of 33 bands have entered the field show. Trenton's performance time is 2:15 Saturday afternoon. Collectively all of the field show bands amount to approximately 22-hundred 50 students.
The number of marching band entries for the parade is down six from last year. There are increases in other competition: two more for auxiliary; four more for the drum fest; and four more in the field show when compared to a year ago.
Bands compete in class one through five ranging from as few as 16 members to as many as 169. The 48 bands for the festival at Trenton is the same number as last year.