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43rd Annual Showcase of Marching Bands on October 15 at South High

Posted October 10, 2019

HAGERSTOWN, MD (October 10, 2019) – The Shepherd University Ram Band will perform as a special guest at the 43rd Annual Showcase of Marching Bands, presented by Washington County Public Schools on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 at 7 p.m. at South Hagerstown High School. The Williamsport High School “Blue” Band will serve as host band and will be joined by the marching bands from Boonsboro, Clear Spring, North Hagerstown, Smithsburg and South Hagerstown high schools. Each high school band performs an individual show, with music that ranges from Sweet Caroline to Beethoven to Nirvana to Motown to Masque of the Red Death, before the Ram Band presents its Take Five show, featuring The Jackson 5, Mambo No. 5, Take Five, It’s Five O’clock Somewhere and Maroon 5. The showcase concludes with America the Beautiful performed by a mass band conducted by Williamsport High band director Lauren Bond.

Gates open at 6 p.m. Tickets cost $4 in advance and can be purchased from the band directors and participating students at each high school. Tickets will also be sold at the gate on the night of the showcase for $5. WCPS senior citizen Gold Cards will be honored.