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Marching Titans

Maddie Cloutier, A&E editor
September 30, 2022

Drum Major One of the two drum majors for South’s marching band, senior Emily Hahm has found a niche that she feels dedicated to. Her main job as a drum major is to conduct, but she also has to prepare...

BEAMING BORON:  Standing between a line of trombones, co-band director Brian Boron watches intently as the GBS marching band rehearses. Boron, a Glenbrook North graduate, was part of the GBS band staff last year as a percussion instructor and started his first year as co-band director this fall.

Boron takes on role as co-band director

Lauren Lashley, staff reporter
October 6, 2017

Band performances can create a lasting impression on both the musicians and the audience, but behind every great show, there are people working hard to make sure that it goes off without a hitch. One...

Erin in Action:  Playing a solo on her clarinet, junior Erin Kirby performs at Band-o-rama. At this event, the marching band played in front of parents and honored seniors with awards and speeches.

Marching band season ends with a first place win

Cassidy Jackson, co-a&e editor
November 4, 2016

Relief or panic. These contrasting emotions pass through seniors and juniors whenever the intercom blares “The senior parking lot has NOT been completely cleared for marching band practice,” followed...

CONDUCTING WITH CONFIDENCE: Sustaining a steady tempo for the marching band, Drum Major Adam Ley conducts the musicians during the show. Ley, along with the other drum majors, seniors Matt Grinde and Lauren Yep, led the halftime performance during a home football game.

Drum majors march into new season

John Park, staff writer
October 2, 2015

During a marching band performance, the audience may have their eyes fixated on the impressive patterns that the band is making on the field. But all of the band members have their eyes set on one of three...

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