Port Chester Marching Band

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Flashback Friday — March On!

Flashback to 1982, when most of my non-academic waking moments seemed to be consumed by band: practicing (at 7 am, rain or shine, on the dewy football field), competing in countless competitions, and performing — in parades, concerts, tattoos (yes, that is a thing). No wonder I struggle to re-create the notes as part of … Continue reading

Flashback Friday — Letting My (Band) Geek Flag Fly

May 1984, band competition in Montreal where we won a first-place trophy. Sharing this today because all week, excitement has been gearing up for Port Chester, NY’s 70th Band Night/Blue Key Celebration on June 7. People have been posting photos, videos and reminiscences of years past, so of course I went hunting for some photos of … Continue reading

The beat goes on

My niece posted a video on Facebook of her recent half-time show with the Temple University marching band that has me grinning from ear to ear. The band sounds great, looks sharp and must be practicing day and night — they dress their lines perfectly. It was a show to behold and I can’t wait to see her … Continue reading