Patriot Band and Guard Events

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Marching Band Performs at Semi State

The Patriot Band and Guard performed in their first Semi State appearance since 2010 on Saturday, October 22nd at Decatur Central HS. OV had a good run and great crowd response, though they did not end up placing in the top ten to qualify for state finals. The seniors participated in a retreat style award ceremony that recognized all of the outstanding performances that day. OV's final performance will be at Lucas Oil Stadium on November 4th for the Bands of America Indianapolis Super Regional.

OV marches in IU Homecoming Parade

The Patriot Band and Guard was invited to participate in the 2016 IU Homecoming Parade held on October 14th. OV performed the parade tune "Symbol of Freedom" and cadences through out the parade. The IU Homecoming Committee awarded the Band and Guard with 1st place in their Community Walking Unit portion of the competition!