The Mighty Marching Bulldog Band of New Haven High School marched in the Oct. 7 Indiana State School Music Association Scholastic Class A Preliminaries at Homestead High School, ending the competition season with a Silver Award. Todd Caffee directs the New Haven band, assisted by Mark Best and Jesse Evans. This year’s band includes 41 band and guard members. Connor James and Evan Park are the drum majors. Kayla Kelly and Megan Emmons work with the color guard, Barry Sturgill works with percussion and Matt Wyse works with visual. The show is “Once Upon a Time.” The band also will march Oct. 30 in the Decatur Calithumpian Parade.
The Spirit of Woodlan marching band of Woodlan Junior/Senior High School competed Oct. 14 at the Indiana State School Music Association Open Class D Regional at Lafayette. The band also marched Sept. 30 at the Homestead Fall Festival of Bands; these photos were taken at that event. Twenty bands from two Class D Regionals would advance to the ISSMA Semistate Oct. 28 at Franklin Community High School. Woodlan will march at 5:20 p.m. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for students and preschoolers. Follow infortwayne.com for updates. Robert Slattery directs the Spirit of Woodlan, which unites 65 in the band and guard. The 2017 show title is “A Change of Heart.”
The 2017-18 season for the First Presbyterian Theater continues the organization’s longstanding mission to provide theater as a way of challenging people and connecting them more closely with each other and with their Creator.
The Heritage Junior/Senior High School Marching Patriots will march Saturday, Oct. 28, at the Indiana State School Music Association Scholastic Class B State Championships at Lawrence Central High School, 7300 E. 56th St., Indianapolis. Heritage will perform at 12:57 p.m. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for students and preschoolers. The band advanced by earning a Gold Award in the Scholastic Preliminaries Oct. 7 at Homestead High School. The band also marched Sept. 9 at the Parade of Champions at the University of Saint Francis; the photos on this page were taken at that event. Josiah Pfenning directs the Marching Patriots, which includes 34 band and guard members. This year’s show is entitled “Light.”
When Connor Scheumann was a 4-H’er living in Hoagland, he joined in a visit to Park Hill Learning Center in New Haven.