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Marching to the Beat: CHS marching band named Grand Marshal of parade, prepares for CarmelFest

Marching to the Beat: CHS marching band named Grand Marshal of parade, prepares for CarmelFest

Emily Carlisle

May 23, 2019


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This July, the CHS marching band will serve as Grand Marshal of CarmelFest, which is celebrating its 31st year. As Grand Marshal, the band will lead the Centier Bank CarmelFest parade which is scheduled to begin at 10:30 a.m. on July 4 starting on AAA Way. This year, the event, which annually attracts...

Marching West: CHS Marching Band competes in regional band competition in California

Marching West: CHS Marching Band competes in regional band competition in California

Hannah Gretz

October 26, 2017


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Every four years the CHS marching band has the opportunity to travel beyond this school and neighboring schools in order to compete with other bands from across the nation. On Tuesday, the marching band departed for this year’s trip to Long Beach, California. For the Bands of America Long Beach Reg...

Marching band attempts to reclaim first at Bands of America Grand National Championship

Marching band attempts to reclaim first  at Bands of America Grand National Championship

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November 13, 2015


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Up on the podium, Abby  Zetzl, drum major and senior, conducts the band with her fellow drum majors, knowing 273 band members rely on her. The band members move to one of their 120 memorized spots on the field, watching Zetzl to stay in time. Originally marching on the field, Zetzl said she remembers the band’s previou...

The Show Must Go On: Second place does not dampen marching band’s enthusiasm for championships

The Show Must Go On: Second place does not dampen marching band’s enthusiasm for championships

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October 10, 2014


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As he has done for the past four years, Wesley Arends, marching band member and senior, sets his alarm clock for 6 a.m. in order to wake up in time for the next morning’s marching band practice. Since freshman year, Arends has been part of the CHS marching band. Tuesdays through Fridays, he participates...

Marching band members sell tickets for Sept. 27 car raffle

Marching band members sell tickets for Sept. 27 car raffle

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September 9, 2013


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The marching band directors have organized a raffle fundraiser for a car on Sept. 27 at 8 p.m. at the band's Community Night. Proceeds will raise money for the trip to Rose Parade, according to Chris Kreke, director of marching band and associate director of bands. Grace Hahn, marching band drum major and sen...

Marching band season comes to a close

Beats

November 30, 2012


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With the marching band's victory at the Bands of America (BOA) Grand Nationals competition, this year's marching band season has concluded. Assistant band director Chris Kreke said, "Another season filled with improvements and hardships has passed. The (marching band) students have really become a team...

Marching band greets new season with summer practices

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May 22, 2008


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STRIKE THE CYMBALS: Joe Bennett, marching band member and junior, plays percussion during this school year. The band began its season officially with a rehearsal on April 24 and will continue practicing for many hours during the day over the summer, according to band director Chris Kreke....