David Rodeback on High School Bands and Marching Bands

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Energies: At Rest (A Photo Tribute to Marching Bands, Part IV)

The fourth and final part of this photographic celebration of high school marching bands isn’t potential or kinetic or unusual….

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Energies: Unusual (A Photo Tribute to Marching Bands, Part III)

Part III of my happy photo essay features more images from last fall’s state and regional high school marching band competitions in…

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Energies: Kinetic (A Photo Tribute to Marching Bands, Part II)

Here is Part II of my amateur photo essay, with more images from last fall’s state and regional high school marching…

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Energies: Potential (A Photo Tribute to Marching Bands, Part I)

Introduction — and My Marching Band Withdrawal After four years with a mellophone player in the American Fork High School…

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Tokens of Thanks

One of my first conscious acts on this Thanksgiving morning was to pull a folder from my file cabinet and…

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American Fork High School Marching Band

The Gift of Marching Band

I’m driving south to St. George, Utah, today for my middle son’s last two competitions as a member of the…

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John Miller - AF Band Bash

Music Is the Heart

I know the educational reasons for having music programs — and drama and sports and other such programs in schools….

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The Big, Thumping Heart of American Fork

In November, when the American Fork High School Marching Band was in Indianapolis for Grand Nationals, I wrote something that…

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