Baker University 1A-5A Marching Festival
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 | Liston Stadium
Baker University and the Baker University Bands will host the 16th annual Baker University 1A-5A Marching Festival at Liston Stadium on the Baker University campus. The Baker University Band Department and Meyer Music will sponsor this year's festival.
Marching bands, color guards and drum lines are invited to participate in this KSHSAA- and MSHSAA-approved event. Each ensemble will receive a rating and comments (written and audio) from each judge. In addition, each group will receive a participation plaque and a DVD of its performance. The Jeremy Frye Grand Championship Trophy will be awarded to the highest-scoring band in the festival. Ensembles may choose to participate for "comments only" and receive no rating.
The festival will consist of two sessions:
- Afternoon 2 – 4:30 p.m.
- Evening 5:40 – 8: 30 p.m.
2 p.m. Midway High School Viking Marching Band
2:15 p.m. Prairie View High School Marching Buffalos
2:30 p.m.Sabetha Blue Jay Marching Band
2:45 p.m. Perry–Lecompton High School Marching KAWS
3 p.m. Osage City High School Marching Band
3:15 p.m. Mid-Buchanan Marching Dragons
3:30 p.m. Iola High School
3:45 p.m. Pride of Paola Panther Marching Band
4 p.m. St. Thomas Aquinas H.S. The Saints Brigade
4:15 p.m. Ottawa High School Marching Cyclones
Afternoon Session Awards | 4:45 p.m.
5:40 p.m. Mid-Buchanan High School Color Guard
5:50 p.m. Bonner Springs high School Color Guard
6 p.m. Louisburg High School Jazzy Cats Color Guard
6:10 p.m. Tonganoxie High School Marching Chieftain Drum Line
6:20 p.m. Spring Hill High School Bronco Drum line
6:30 p.m. Louisburg High School Drum Line
6:40 p.m. De Soto High School Wildcat Drum Line
Judges Break | 6:50 p.m.
7 p.m. Tonganoxie High School Marching Chieftains
7:15 p.m. Bonner Springs High School The Pride of Wyandotte County
7:30 p.m. Spring Hill High School Marching Broncos
7:45 p.m. Louisburg High School marching Wildcat Band
8 p.m. De Soto High School Wildcat Band
Baker University Dance Team | 8:15 p.m.
Evening Session Awards | 8:30 p.m.
FREE – Bring a friend!
Entry Deadline | September 22, 2014
You may pay online or mail a check.
Checks should be made payable to Baker University Bands and mailed to the following:
Baker Bands – Marching Band Festival
P.O. Box 65
Baldwin City, KS 66006
Please note: Bands will be scheduled in the order in which their payment is received.
Each director will receive an official Marching Band Festival packet (schedule, map) one to two weeks before the festival.
- Marching Band $100
- Color Guard $50
- Drum Line $50
Entry fees are not refundable after entry deadline.
- Robert Dingus – Educator, Freelance Musician | Ottawa, Kan.
- John Kieffer – Retired, Olathe South High School | Olathe, Kan.
- Brett Martinez – Director of Bands, Butler Community College | El Dorado, Kan.
- Bill Thomas – Director of Bands, Shawnee Mission West High School | Overland Park, Kan.
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Frank Perez, Festival Director & Director of Bands