S-C band to honor Foo Fighters

July 30, 2014

in Student

BandCamp.2.0729The Smith-Cotton Tiger Pride Marching Band is participating in its camp this week as it prepares for this year’s field show, which celebrates the 20th anniversary of Foo Fighters.

At top, Avery Snelling, a senior clarinet and oboe player, mimes her instrument as she works on the formations for “Learn To Fly.” The booklet she is holding provides the formations and field placements for all band and flag corps members.

Senior Andrew Wagenknecht, left, discusses formation placement with Smith-Cotton Junior High instrumental music teacher Stephen Broadbent during Tuesday morning’s band camp session for the S-C Tiger Pride Marching Band on the practice field behind the high school. ” A preview of the show is set for this Friday night at Jennie Jaynes Stadium.

Senior Erin Strouse, one of the band’s three drum majors, marks time for the band and flag corps.

Junior saxophone player Erica Shaw mimes her instrument as she works on drill steps.

Sedalia 200 Director of Instrumental Music Grant Maledy addresses S-C Tiger Pride Marching Band members at the end of Tuesday’s morning session from the observation tower. Maledy praised the musicians on the progress they had made in their first two days in camp.

The show will include the songs “Learn To Fly,” “DOA” and “Monkey Wrench.” The band is under the direction of Grant Maledy, Sedalia 200 director of instrumental music. Photos courtesy Sedalia School District 200.

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