9-19 LHS marching bandC_JAG-7.jpg

 Linden Eagles Marching Band is one of five Genesee County high school bands competing at Ford Field in Detroit on Saturday, Nov. 2. They will compete with their show, “Heart,” in the Michigan Competing Band Association (MCBA) State Championships.

 Linden High School Principal Darin Dreasky is excited for his students. “All of us at Linden High School are extremely proud of the entire band program for their efforts, and also excited for the opportunity they have in front of them to compete at the state finals this weekend at Ford Field.

 “Their dedication has been displayed since they opened camp, continued throughout the season, and is now paying off in qualifying for the finals.  All of us here at Linden High School wish Mr. Bennett, his staff, volunteers, and especially the members of the band good luck this weekend.”

 The other Genesee County bands competing are Carman Ainsworth, Grand Blanc, Flushing and Clio.

 According to themcba.org website, Linden’s band, in Flight IV, will perform at 9:52 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 2.

• Carman Ainsworth - Flight II - 11:14 a.m.

• Flushing - Flight II - 12:10 p.m.

• Grand Blanc - Flight I - 5:56 p.m.

• Clio - Flight IV - 8:56 p.m.

• Linden - Flight IV - 9:52 p.m.

 Each flight in the competition has its own separate awards presentation. Flight IV Awards, for which Linden will be participating in, are at 10:20 p.m.

 For ticket and parking information, go to themcba.org.

MCBA... the pursuit of

excellence in the marching arts!

At its core, MCBA exists to provide the very best experiences in the marching arts.  We believe that music and arts education are fundamental for all students and we are dedicated to supporting and promoting instrumental music programs in the state of Michigan.  MCBA sanctions competitions, hosts the State Championships and conducts clinics, all with the same goal … to support the achievement of excellence in the marching arts!

Source: themcba.org

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.