Why Marching Band Matters

“Sacrificing” every Friday and Saturday night for half the school year. . .
Twelve-hour days of  “fun in the sun” redefined: marching and learning drill during the height of summer . . .
Is Marching Band it really worth it?
Yes! Yes it is. . .
You’ll make some of the strongest friendships of your life.
Those twelve-hour days really are fun — and showing off the skills you learn there when you kick — ahem, rock it — during competitions is simply awesome.
Apparently kids in marching band do better in school, too.
And there are more benefits. Check out these links for proof:

10 Benefits of Playing in School Marching Band.

10 Values Marching Band Students Learn.

Educators Say High School Band Students Have Advantages in Several Ways.

Music for All — Advocacy in Action article. Why Music? Why Band?

This is what it’s like to be in Marching Band:  http://www.refinery29.com/2016/09/122488/marching-band-drum-and-bugle-corps-photos#slide