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 32 consecutive Gold Ratings at ISSMA Regional, and has advanced to State Finals 29 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 2013 show is titled “Odyssey: An Infinite Journey”. Music will include selections from Also Sprach Zarathustra by Richard Strauss, The Planets by Gustav Holst, and Symphony No. 1 by Samuel Barber.
Performances for the Pride of Paoli include:
August 23 – Football Game vs. Salem
August 30 – Football Game vs. Evansville Central
September 6 – Football Game vs. Springs Valley
September 20 – Football Game vs. West Washington
September 21 – NORTH HARRISON/ PAOLI INVITATIONALS
September 28 – FLOYD CENTRAL INVITATIONAL
October 5 – SALEM/ SPRINGS VALLEY INVITATIONALS
October 12 – JASPER INVITATIONAL
October 18 – Football Game vs. North Harrison
October 19 – ISSMA REGIONAL @ EVANSVILLE CENTRAL
October 26 – ISSMA SEMI-STATE @ FRANKLIN COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL
November 2 – ISSMA STATE FINALS @ LUCAS OIL STADIUM