Huntingdon News

April 24, 2009
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Huntingdon College
News Release

Huntingdon Marching Band Conducts First Honor Band

Montgomery, Ala.—The Huntingdon First Scarlet and Grey Marching Band is conducting its first Scarlet and Grey Honor Band this weekend, under the batons of Harold Blankenship, director of bands, and Jesse Madden, assistant director of bands, at Huntingdon College. The festival is open to high school band students in grade levels 9, 10, 11, and 12.

The schedule is as follows:

    * Friday, April 24
          o 1:00–1:30 p.m., Opening
          o 1:30–5:00 p.m., Rehearsal (Roland Arena)
          o 5:00–7:00 p.m., Dinner
          o 7:00–9:00 p.m., Rehearsal (Roland Arena)
    * Saturday, April 25
          o 9:00–11:00 a.m., Rehearsal (Roland Arena)
          o 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m., Lunch
          o 1:00–4:00 p.m., Rehearsal (Roland Arena)
          o 4:00–6:00 p.m., Dinner
          o 6:30–7:00 p.m., Warm-up
          o 7:00–8:00 p.m., Concert (Roland Arena, Delchamps Student Center)

Following the concert performance, students will receive honor band pins to add to their uniforms.

For more information, contact Harold Blankenship at (334) 546-8721 or Jesse Madden at (706) 594-1295.


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Communications and Marketing
Office: (334) 833-4515
Cell: (334) 324-6591

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