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Utah marching band heads to Grand Nationals in Indianapolis

Nov 8, 2022, 5:54 PM | Updated: Nov 9, 2022, 3:35 pm
Family and friends stand by with good luck signs and balloons as the band leaves for Grand National...
The local community gathered to send-off the American Fork High School marching band to Bands of America Grand Nationals this week.

AMERICAN FORK, Utah — Bands across the country have been competing for months in competitions leading to state championships and Bands Of America regional competitions.

American Fork High School once again reigned first place Saturday at Bands of America St. George Regional, one of 27 regional competitions in the States. The regional included 31 bands from Utah, New Mexico, Nevada, Colorado, and California.

This years regional championship is a big deal because it could lead American Fork High School to Bands of America Grand Nationals. It will be hosted at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, an iconic venue many band members only dream of performing in.

The band completed their last home-town rehearsal before leaving for Indianapolis on Monday, and the community gathered to send them off with signs, balloons, and cheers.

Family and friends send-off the marching band as they leave for a national competition in Indianapolis. Family and friends send-off the marching band as they leave for a national competition in Indianapolis. Family and friends send-off the marching band as they leave for a national competition in Indianapolis.

American Fork performs Thursday, Nov. 10 at 6:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (4:30 p.m. Mountain Time) and all performances will be streamed live for people to watch remotely.

 

 

 

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Utah marching band heads to Grand Nationals in Indianapolis