PHOTOS: Practice makes perfect for CHS Marching Band

  • The Concord High School Marching Band works on moves to Elton John’s “Your Song” as they practice at Memorial Field on Thursday. GEOFF FORESTER photos / Monitor staff

  • Concord High School Marching Band trumpet player Reyer Bliss plays Elton John’s “Your Song” as band major Shannon Tyrrell looks over to the lead band major on Thursday at Memorial Field.

  • A lone trumpet sits on the grass as members of the Concord High School Marching Band take a quick water break during their practice at Memorial Field in Concord on Thursday, August 22, 2019. GEOFF FORESTER—Monitor staff

Published: 8/22/2019 5:47:36 PM
Modified: 8/22/2019 5:47:25 PM

The Concord High School Marching Band’s halftime show was nearing completion Thursday after four days of rehearsals on Memorial Field and a few splashes of rain.

This year’s show includes musical scores by various artists, including Elton John, Cardi B, Queen and Quiet Riot. The band will perform Friday night at 6 p.m. The football team’s first home game will be held on Sept. 13. Band camp wraps up for the week on Friday, with high temperatures near 80 degrees.

Each year, marching bands from around the state compete against each other at the Salem Band Show at Salem High School. This year, marching bands will converge for the competition Oct. 2.

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