CHS Marching band wins awards

Thursday, October 23, 2008

The Cassville Wildcat Marching Band attended the Ozark Mountain Field Marching Competition at Reeds Spring on Oct. 11. The 61-piece unit received multiple honors in their division.

The Cassville band placed second in the preliminaries and second in the finals from a large field of competing bands. Field captains Merica Xiong, Jacob Roller and Cheyenne Pollreisz accepted trophies for the Wildcat Band, which is under the direction of Steven Lyons.

This year's show is "Fiddler on the Roof," which includes dramatic renditions of Matchmaker, To Life, Tradition, Sunrise-Sunset and the Bottle Dance. Soloists are Rachel Shuman on flute, Gabby Vincent on alto saxophone, A.J. Frana on trumpet and Katie Roberts on clarinet.

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