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High School and Junior High Bands to Join SWOSU Bands in Mass Performance
October 7, 2010
Nearly 650 students from 15 high school and junior bands across Oklahoma will join the Southwestern Oklahoma State University marching band for a special pre-game performance on Saturday, October 16, at Fast Lane Field on the Weatherford campus.
Schools performing will be: Central High School, Drumright, El Reno, Enid 9th Grade, Fox, Hinton, Hobart, Kingfisher, Maysville, Oktaha, Seiling, Thomas, Washington, Waukomis and Weatherford. SWOSU alumni band members will also be on the field.
According to SWOSU Director of Bands James South, the bands will play "America the Beautiful" and "The Star Spangled Banner" before the SWOSU-Northeastern State University football game that starts at 6 p.m. The mass band performance will start at approximately 5:40 p.m.
The high school and junior bands will also march in SWOSU's Homecoming Parade at 3 p.m. in downtown Weatherford.
"We're very excited to host these students," South said. "It should be a great show."
The SWOSU Alumni Association will provide a meal for the bands prior to the game.