CASPER, Wyo. — Kelly Walsh High School’s Trojan Marching Band recently performed their “Strength and Honor” show at the Wyoming High School Athletic Association’s State Marching Band Festival.
The festival featured marching bands from 21 high schools on Saturday, Oct. 19 at the Casper Events Center.
“The state marching band festival is not a competition,” the Natrona County School District explained in their Tuesday, Oct. 29 announcement. “Bands are awarded a rating (Superior, Excellent, Good) based on their performance. ”
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“Bands are eligible to receive caption awards for exemplary performances in certain areas including the following: Brass, Woodwind, Percussion, Music, Marching, and color guard. A band has to receive 90% of the total possible scores in the given area to receive a caption award.”
The Trojan Marching Band received a Superior rating along with five caption awards in these categories:
- color guard
“Bands were adjudicated by two music judges, two marching judges, a percussion judge, and a color guard judge,” NCSD adds. “This is the tenth year in a row that Kelly Walsh has received a Superior Rating at State Marching Band.”