Huntingdon News

September 27, 2011
For immediate release:

Huntingdon College
News Release

Huntingdon band hosts Marching Invitational

Montgomery, Ala.—Marching band music will resound throughout the Cloverdale community Saturday, October 1, as 15 high school bands from around the state converge on the Huntingdon College campus for the Huntingdon Marching Invitational at W. James Samford Jr. Stadium. Marching on Charles Lee Field with its new prescription turf, the competition will begin at 11:00 a.m. and conclude at 5:00 p.m. after a performance by the Huntingdon College Marching Scarlet and Grey and an awards ceremony. The highlight of the day will be the awarding of the first annual President’s Cup to the day’s Most Entertaining Band.

The schedule of events is as follows:

Pleasant Valley High School  11:00 a.m.
Shoals Christian School  11:20 a.m.
Trinity Presbyterian School   11:40 a.m.
Coosa Central High School   12:00 p.m.
Montgomery Catholic   12:20 p.m.
Dora High School   12:40 p.m.
Verbena High School   1:00 p.m.
Horseshoe Bend School    1:20 p.m.
BREAK 1:40 p.m.
Dadeville High School   2:00 p.m.
Marbury High School   2:20 p.m.
Russell County High School   2:40 p.m.
Demopolis High School    3:00 p.m.
Beulah High School   3:20 p.m.
Reeltown High School            3:40 p.m.
Chilton County High School    4:00 p.m.
Huntingdon College            4:20 p.m.
AWARDS 4:40 p.m.

The event is 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. The Huntingdon Department of Music offers a degree in music with P–12 teacher certification or a concentration in worship leadership available.  The department offers a number of performing ensembles for students, including the Marching Scarlet and Grey, Concert Choir, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Huntingdon Harmony (show choir), Percussion Ensemble, and Barbershop. In addition to regional accreditation, Huntingdon's music majors are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.

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Office: (334) 833-4515
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