Whitko High Schoolâ€™s marching band, Whitko Marching Pride, has begun working on its 2013-14 show. Pictured, in front from left, are Kathy Eberly, Amanda Shell, Raven Lemler, and Alex Reynaud. Melany Love/Post & Mail photo
SOUTH WHITLEY â€” With summer ending and a new school year soon to begin, high school marching bands are starting to rehearse.
Whitko Marching Pride, with about 30 members for the 2013-14 school year, has been working on their show this week, and will continue next week during the annual band camp.
The camp is dedicated to the learning the yearâ€™s marching band showâ€”the music and drillâ€”for eight hours a day, every day, usually for a week.
Three pieces of music, which run for a total of about seven minutes, must be memorized by the band members.
In addition, while the band plays these songs, they move as a unit creating designs on the football field.
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