Washington Township High School March Band Announces 2015-16 Schedule

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WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP ­– Under new leadership and with increased numbers, the Washington Township High School Minutemen Marching Band are looking ahead to its 2015-16 performance schedule.
Joseph Sino and William Graff will serve as band director and assistant band director, respectively, as a new leadership team. They will work together to direct 89 members through a full slate of performances at all varsity football games and a number of competitions in the USBands circuit. WTHS also will be among bands invited to perform in the halftime show at the 2015 Liberty Bowl game in Memphis, TN.
The band will be performing music from Hector Berlioz’s Symphony Fantastique this season.
"As the marching band grows in size, we are also striving to grow as an ensemble,” Sino said. “We are setting our goals on continuing our success from our previous seasons. After a successful year with our show Carmen, we are changing to a darker themed show, something Washington Township has not done in recent history.  As the new director, I am looking forward to taking the marching band into a bright and successful future.  I am also excited to help the marching band stay the pride of Washington Township. The students are very excited to take on these new challenges as we look forward to the Liberty Bowl in Memphis. We will be playing in the halftime show with over 1,000 different students from across the country.  We will also be doing something new with the halftime this year, as the band will be playing with a professional musician, something more similar to the Super Bowl halftime."
The 2015-16 Minutemen Marching Band schedule:
Friday, September 11th – Football vs. Cherokee HS, 7 p.m.
Friday, September 18th – Football @ Hammonton HS, 7 p.m.
Saturday, September 19th – Competition @ Absegami HS
Friday, September 25th – Football @ Shawnee HS, 7 p.m.
Saturday, September 26th – Yamaha Cup Competition @ Met Life Stadium
Friday, October 2nd – Football vs. Timber Creek HS, 7 p.m.
Saturday, October 3rd – Competition @ Williamstown HS
Friday, October 9th – Football @ Eastern HS, 7 p.m.
Saturday, October 10th – Competition @ Lenape HS
Friday, October 16th – Football @ Kingsway HS, 7 p.m.
Friday, October 23rd – Football vs. Cherry Hill East, 7 p.m. (HOMECOMING)
Saturday, October 24th – Competition @ Cherokee HS
Friday, October 30th – Football vs. Pennsauken, 7 p.m.
Saturday, October 31st – NJ State Championships @ Rutgers University
Sunday, November 1st – National Championship Preview show @ WTHS, 1 p.m.
Sunday, November 8th – National Championships @ J. Birney Crum Stadium, Allentown, PA
Thursday, November 26th – Football @ Williamstown HS 10:30 a.m.
Saturday, January 2nd – Liberty Bowl Halftime Performance, Memphis, TN

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