Huntingdon News

October 01, 2013
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Huntingdon College
News Release

Huntingdon band program hosts annual Marching Invitational

Montgomery, Ala. — More than 850 young musicians in 16 Alabama high school marching bands will be on the Huntingdon College campus this Saturday, October 5, for the annual Marching Scarlet and Grey Marching Invitational. The bands will compete by performing selections from their shows.  Performances will begin at 10:00 a.m. and will continue at 20-minute intervals throughout the day (except for a brief lunch break) at the College's W. James Samford Jr. Stadium. Huntingdon's Marching Scarlet and Grey will perform at 4:20 p.m. to conclude the day, followed by an awards ceremony. Admission is free and performances are open to the public.  Following is the event schedule:

Isabella High School Mustang Pride Band, Maplesville, 10:00 a.m.
Horseshoe Bend High School Marching Band, New Site, 10:20 a.m.
Kingwood Christian School Marching Lions Band, Alabaster, 10:40 a.m.
Trinity Presbyterian School Wildcat Pride Marching Band, Montgomery, 11:00 a.m.
Verbena High School Red Devil Regiment Marching Band, Verbena, 11:20 a.m.
Central Coosa High School Marching Cougars, Rockford, 11:40 a.m.
Montgomery Catholic Preparatory School Marching Knights, Montgomery, 12:00 p.m.
Dadeville High School Sound of Gold, Dadeville, 1:00 p.m.
Demopolis High School River City Blue Marching Band, Demopolis, 1:20 p.m.
Reeltown High School Marching Band, Reeltown, 1:40 p.m.
Citronelle High School Mighty Citronelle Wildcat Marching Band, 2:00 p.m.
Marbury High School Northstars Marching Band, Deatsville, 2:20 p.m.
Beulah High School Marching Band, Valley, 2:40 p.m.
Russell County High School Warrior Band, Seale, 3:00 p.m.
Alabama Christian Academy Marching Eagle Band, Montgomery, 3:20 p.m.
Wetumpka High School Pride of the Tribe, Wetumpka, 3:40 p.m.
Central High School Red Devil Regiment, Phenix City, 4:00 p.m.
Huntingdon College Marching Scarlet and Grey, 4:20 p.m.

Huntingdon College, grounded in the Judeo-Christian tradition of the United Methodist Church, is committed to nurturing growth in faith, wisdom, and service and to graduating individuals prepared to succeed in a rapidly changing world. Founded in 1854, Huntingdon is a coeducational liberal arts college. Ranked in the top tier of regional colleges by U.S. News and World Report and consistently listed in the Princeton Review's "The Best Colleges: Region by Region," Huntingdon has for three years been recognized on the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  Washington Monthly, which ranks colleges on the basis of their contributions to the public good, places Huntingdon in the top 20% of 352 baccalaureate colleges. Huntingdon's music program offers a major in music with concentrations in voice or instrumental music or worship leadership, and a major in P–12 music education, with teaching certification in choral or instrumental music.

Huntingdon's Cultural and Community Events Series programs are sponsored by  Baptist Health.

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