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RESULTS of Lord Salisbury Marching Band Classic

October 7, 2008

Category: Events, Music

Marching bands from Rowan and surrounding counties competed on Catawba College’s campus on Saturday, October 4 in the third annual Lord Salisbury Marching Band Classic.

The bands were categorized according to size division – smallest to largest (A; AA; AAA; and AAAA), according to the number of wind instruments in each.  Bands performed their marching shows in order to receive critiques, ratings, and trophy awards from a professional judging staff in the areas of Music Execution, Marching Execution, General Effect, Drum Major, Percussion, and Color Guard. Each size division was awarded a first, second or third place trophy for their ratings, and were eligible for the coveted Lord Salisbury Cup, which is presented to the highest overall rating for the day, regardless of class size.

Following is a breakdown of how each marching band performed during the competition:
CLASS 1A –  1ST PLACE Zebulon Vance High School (SUPERIOR RATING)
    1ST place in all captions but Drum Major
  2ND PLACE Salisbury High School (EXCELLENT RATING)
    Salisbury - 1ST place Drum Major Award

CLASS 2A-  1ST PLACE  North Stanly High School (EXCELLENT RATING)
    1ST place in all captions

CLASS 3A -  1ST PLACE North Rowan High School (SUPERIOR RATING)
    1ST place Marching and Music
  2ND PLACE Jesse C. Carson High School (SUPERIOR RATING)
    1ST place Drum Major
  3RD PLACE East Rowan High School (SUPERIOR RATING)
    1ST place General Effect

CLASS 4A -  1ST PLACE  Ledford High School (SUPERIOR RATING)
    1ST place Percussion and Music
  2ND PLACE Piedmont High School (SUPERIOR RATING)
    1ST place in all captions but Percussion / Music
  3RD PLACE Hickory Ridge High School (SUPERIOR RATING)

The event was sponsored by the Catawba College Chapter 1002 of the Collegiate Music Educators National Conference. 


PHOTOS: Lord Salisbury Marching Band Classic



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