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2017 Program

The 2017 Union High School Marching Band presents:

THIS BITTER EARTH
Five Ritual Celebrations in the Future, in the Past

Featuring 
Requiem: Dies Irae by Giuseppe Verdi
Serenade Schizphrana: Quadruped Patrol by Danny Elfman
This Bitter Earth by Clyde Otis
On the Nature of Daylight by Max Richter
Mombasa by Hans Zimmer
Todo Tiende by Ojos de Brujo

Directors
Lead: Charles Pisarra & Danny Cole
Assistants: Chelsea Arenas, Adam Bruce, Mary Ann French, Adrian Gomez, Mary Lollis, Amy Mayes, and Trey Pritner.
Program Supervision: Matt McCready
Technical Assistance by Justin Arenas, Luke Bland, Abby Bruce, Carmen Creel, Joe Falvey, Ashley McAlister, Will McAlister, Madison McCandless, Josh Menken, Alex Miller, Ben Miner, Daniel Royer, Zac Simons, Travis Smith, Emily Strother, Luis Tecocoatzi, & Mattew Tilus. 

Design
Program Coordination by Jon Vanderkolff
Musical Arrangements by Wayne Downey, Adam Bruce, & Lee Allman
Visual Design by Jon Vanderkolff, Jim Moore, Michael Raiford, Michael James, & Chelsea Arenas.
Electronic Sound Design by Vince Oliver & Aaron Beck.

Consultation
Movement: Jarrod Huntley
Percussion: Joe Roach
Percussion Design: Tom Rarick
Audio: Aaron Beck

Student Leadership
Drum Majors: Joseph Liu, Erendira Salvador, Peter Nunan, & Haley Riggins.


Performance Appearances:
8/26/17 - Union H.S Varsity vs. Broken Arrow (BAHA Stadium)
9/1/17 - Union H.S Varsity vs. Euless Trinity (Union Tuttle Stadium)
9/7/17 - Union H.S Varsity vs. Jenks  (TU Chapman Stadium)
9/29/17 - Union H.S Varsity vs. Owasso (Union Tuttle Stadium)
9/30/17 - Owasso Marching Invitational (OHS Stadium)
10/13/17 - Union H.S Varsity vs. Norman North (Union Tuttle Stadium)
10/14/17 - 35th Annual Renegade Review Championship (Union Tuttle Stadium)
10/19/17 - Union H.S Varsity vs. Southmoore (Union Tuttle Stadium)
10/21/17 - Bands of America Indianapolis SuperRegional Championship (Lucas Oil Stadium)
10/25/17 - OSSAA 6A State Marching Contest (BAHS Stadium)
10/28/17 - OBA 6A State Marching Championship (BAHS Stadium)
11/3/17 - Union H.S Varsity vs. Mustang (Union Tuttle Stadium)
11/6/17 - Nationals Send-Off Performance (Union Tuttle Stadium)  
11/9-11/17 - Bands of America Grand National Championship (Indianapolis Lucas Oil Stadium)

2017 COMPETITION RESULTS

OWASSO MARCHING INVITATIONAL
Owasso, OK
September 30, 2017

Prelims

Class AAAA Champion
Score: 84.4

Caption Awards:
Outstanding Music Performance
Outstanding Visual Performance
Outstanding General Effect
Outstanding Percussion

Finals

Grand Champion
Score: 84.25

Caption Awards:
Outstanding Music Performance
Outstanding Visual Performance
Outstanding General Effect

BOA INDIANAPOLIS SUPER REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
Indianapolis, MO
October 21, 2017

Prelims Score TBA
FInals Score TBA

OSSAA STATE CONTEST
Tahlequah, OK
October 25, 2017

Rating TBA

OBA STATE MARCHING CHAMPIONSHIP
Broken Arrow, OK
October 28, 2017

Prelims Score TBA
Finals Score TBA

BOA GRAND NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
Indianapolis, IN
November 9-11, 2017

Prelims Score TBA
Semifinals Score TBA
FInals Score TBA 

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