Band director honors daughter through performance

Band director honors daughter through performance

“Through Courageous Eyes.” That is the name of the program that the Tipton High School Blue Devils marching band performed at the Indiana State Fair Saturday. This piece was a team-wide effort to help the director honor his daughter. The band members were focused, and...

Royal Mountie climbs to the finals

Empty school buses form untidy lines. Tractors pull train cars of drums and tubas and set pieces—a stained-glass window, a set of giant shark jaws. Teens in feathered hats and glittering leotards stand sorted in groups like Skittles—kilted bagpipers in one pile, 1950s...

Family at the heart of Noblesville band performance

On a bright Saturday morning at the Indiana State Fair, fans from schools in every corner of Indiana came to show their support for their marching bands. But as soon as the Marching Millers from Noblesville High School took the stage, dozens of spectators began waving...

Marching band students perform as one

The cloudless sky provided no relief from the sun, with temperatures well on the way to a high of 88 degrees. But a steady breeze funneled down the track and helped cool the marching band students, clad in black jackets and blue feathered hats. Before their...