The Pride of Paoli Marching Band is comprised of the High School band members, as well as volunteer 7th and 8th grade students. Students have the opportunity to be a member of the hornline, percussion, or color guard.
The Pride of Paoli Band competes in ISSMA Fall Competition. The Pride has received 31 consecutive Gold Ratings at ISSMA Regional, and has advanced to State Finals 28 times from 1982 to the present. The Pride has been named ISSMA Class D State Marching Champion 13 times, Class C State Champion 2 times, and the runner-up a total of 6 times.
The 2012 show is titled “The Phoenix”. Music will include selections from The Firebird by Igor Stravinsky, and Piano Concerto no. 2 by Sergei Rachmaninoff.
Performances for the Pride of Paoli include:
August 24 – Football Game vs. George Washington
August 31 – Football Game vs. Mitchell
September 8 – SPRING VALLEY PREVIEW
September 14 – Football Game vs West Washington
September 15 – NORTH HARRISON & PRIDE OF PAOLI INVITATIONAL
September 16 – Paoli Fall Parade
September 21 – Football Game vs. Corydon Central
September 22 – FLOYD CENTRAL INVITATIONAL
September 28 – Football Game vs. Perry Central
September 29 – ISSMA DISTRICT @ JASPER
October 6 – SALEM INVITATIONAL
October 13 – ISSMA REGIONAL @ EVANSVILLE CENTRAL
October 20 – BANDS OF AMERICA INDIANAPOLIS REGIONAL @ LUCAS OIL STADIUM
October 27 – ISSMA SEMI-STATE @ FRANKLIN COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL
November 3 – ISSMA STATE FINALS @ LUCAS OIL STADIUM
Our after-school camp for all new members of the Pride of Paoli will be held May 14 – 16 from 3:30 – 5:00. Students need to report to the high school band room after school. Things to bring: tennis shoes & socks, hat, instrument. Anyone interested in performing with the 2013 Pride of Paoli for their first year should attend (including hornline, color guard, and percussion).read more
Sunday, April 28th @ 1:30 in the HS cafeteria This is a “pitch-in”… Please bring: a meat dish, a veggie, and a dessert (drinks provided by band boosters) Come support a successful marching band and concert band season!read more