Patriot Band and Guard Events

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Contest Weekend #2

The Owen Valley Patriot Marching Band will be heading to the annual Apple Butter Festival to marching the parade Saturday, September 19th. The parade will begin at 1pm EST. After the parade, the Band and Guard will head down to Paoli, Indiana for a competition at Paoli High School. Performance time is 5:59 EST.

Victor Wooden Workshopt


Mr. Thompson accompanied a handful of students to a workshop by world renowned bass player Victor Wooten in Fort Wayne, Indiana on Monday, September 14th. Victor, well known for his solo playing and for his membership in Bela Fleck and the Flecktones performed with set play D.J. Blair and spoke about bass playing and music. Afterwards, Victor meet the audience and signed posters and other items.

OV Has Successful First Weekend Out!

The Owen Valley Patriot Marching Band completed its' first weekend competition at Heritage Hills High School in Lincoln City, IN on Saturday. The Band and Guard had a strong showing, finishing 3rd out of seven groups in class A. The Owen Valley Color Guard received the award for "Best Color Guard" and the Band was ranked first in their class in visual effect. This year's show is entitled "The Owen Valley Radio Hour" and is based on a 1930's style radio show. There are three mini episodes where the band and guard, along with some great actors present a murder mystery, love story, and science fiction adventure. This weekend the Band and Guard will march in the Apple Butter Parade and then head down to Paoli for competition. They will be performing at 5:59pm at Paoli High School.

Friday, September 11, 2009

Patriot Marching Band goes to first contest of the season.

The Owen Valley Patriot Marching Band is heading to its' first contest of the season Saturday, September 12th. The Band and Guard will be heading do to Lincoln City, Indiana and will perform in a parade in Dale, Indiana and at a Heritage Hills High School for the contest. The parade will begin at 3:00pm EST and the band's performance will be at 7:12pm EST for the show.