Photo story: Niles, Buchanan and Brandywine districts score Division 1 rating in MSBOA competition
Published 9:21 am Tuesday, October 16, 2018
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The Brandywine High School band plays during the MSBOA competition. (Leader photo/ANGIE MARCINIAK)
he Niles Vikings marching band performs a song. (Leader photo/ANGIE MARCINIAK)
The Cassopolis marching band is pictured here. (Leader photo/ANGIE MARCINIAK)
Niles Band Director Josh Doe shakes a student’s hand after they received a Division I rating last week during an MSBOA competition. (Leader photo/ANGIE MARCINIAK)
The Buchanan High School band is pictured here. Students stand at the ready as they prepare to perform. (Leader photo/ANGIE MARCINIAK)
NILES — Niles High School hosted the Michigan School Band & Orchestra Association competition Wednesday, Oct. 10.
Due to inclement weather the competition, usually performed on the football field, was called indoors.
Ten local high school marching bands participated.
Brandywine and Buchanan both scored Division I ratings, and Niles scored a Division I rating for the sixth year in a row.