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Band Day 2014 features halftime performance

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014



MANHATTAN — High school bands from across Kansas will take part in Kansas State University's annual Band Day, Saturday, Sept. 27.

"Band Day is a great way for almost 2,000 young people to experience not only Wildcat football, but the Wildcat way," said Frank Tracz, professor and director of bands at Kansas State University. "These young visitors to our campus will get a great look at the campus, community and people that make up K-State and the Little Apple."

Twenty-six schools are participating in this year's Band Day, which includes a performance at halftime of the football game between K-State and the University of Texas, El Paso. The high school bands will march with the Kansas State University Marching Band and perform "Day Tripper," "Paint it Black," "Sweet Caroline," "God Bless America," "1812 Overture" and "Wildcat Victory."

Schools participating in Band Day include:

Wabaunsee High School, Alma; Northern Valley High School, Almena; Augusta High School, Augusta; Ell-Saline High School, Brookville; Cimarron High School, Cimarron; Council Grove High School, Council Grove; El Dorado High School, El Dorado; Anderson County High School, Garnett; Great Bend High School, Great Bend; Halstead High School, Halstead; Herington High School, Herington; Junction City High School and St. Xavier 7-12 Grade Band, both from Junction City; Lincoln High School, Lincoln; Linn High School, Linn; Manhattan High School, Manhattan; Medicine Lodge High School, Medicine Lodge; Jayhawk-Linn High School, Mound City; Mulvane High School, Mulvane; Nickerson High School, Nickerson; Rossville High School, Rossville; Nemaha Central High School, Seneca; Silver Lake High School, Silver Lake; Valley Falls High School, Valley Falls; Riverside High School, Wathena; and Jefferson County North High School, Winchester.


Frank Tracz


Band Day

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Alma, Almena, Augusta, Brookville, Cimarron, Council Grove, El Dorado, Garnett, Great Bend, Halstead, Herington, Junction City, Lincoln, Linn, Manhattan, Medicine Lodge, Mound City, Mulvane, Nickerson, Rossville, Seneca, Silver Lake, Valley Falls, Wathena and Winchester.

Written by

Darrah Tinkler

At a glance

Kansas State University's annual Band Day will be Saturday, Sept. 27, and feature a parade in downtown Manhattan and a halftime performance at the football game between the Wildcats and the University of Texas, El Paso.