Marching Band Invitational brings 870 high school musicians to campus
Montgomery, Ala.—Hundreds of high school instrumental musicians and
their band directors will converge on the Huntingdon College campus
Saturday, October 13, when the Huntingdon Department of Music and
Huntingdon Bands host the College's annual Marching Band
Invitational at W. James Samford Jr. Stadium. The 16 bands who will
attend and perform are:
Highland Home High School, 11:20 a.m. performance time
Verbena High School, 11:40 a.m.
Horseshoe Bend High School (New Site, Ala.), 12:00 p.m.
Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School, 12:20 p.m.
Central Coosa High School (Rockford, Ala.), 12:40 p.m.
Holtville High School, 1:00 p.m.
Trinity Presbyterian School (Montgomery, Ala.), 1:20 p.m.
Sweet Water High School, 2:00 p.m.
Monroe County High School (Monroeville, Ala.), 2:20 p.m.
Marbury High School (Deatsville, Ala.), 2:40 p.m.
Beauregard High School (Opelika, Ala.), 3:00 p.m.
Chilton County High School (Clanton, Ala.), 3:40 p.m.
Elmore County High School (Eclectic, Ala.), 4:00 p.m.
Beulah High School (Valley, Ala.), 4:20 p.m.
Spain Park High School (Hoover, Ala.), 4:40 p.m.
Tallassee High School, 5:00 p.m.
The day will conclude with a performance by the Huntingdon marching
band, the Marching Scarlet and Grey, at 5:30 p.m., and an awards
ceremony at 5:45 p.m. Performances are free and open to the public.
Huntingdon College, grounded in the Judeo-Christian tradition of the
United Methodist Church, is committed to nurturing growth in faith,
wisdom, and service and to graduating individuals prepared to
succeed in a rapidly changing world. Founded in 1854, Huntingdon is
a coeducational liberal arts college. The College motto, "Enter to
grow in wisdom; go forth to apply wisdom in service," is inscribed
in stone above the front door of John Jefferson Flowers Hall.
Ranked in the top tier of regional colleges by U.S. News and
World Report and consistently listed in the Princeton
Review's "The Best Colleges: Region by Region," Huntingdon has
for two years been recognized on the President's Higher Education
Community Service Honor Roll and is listed on the National Register
of Historic Places.