Every university wants to believe that their marching band is the elite of the rest. They practice day in and day out to perfect their best moves and presentations. On the other hand, perspective students who want to be in the marching band need to know how that band takes the field and vise versa for the band directors scouting new members. But there is only one way to prove who the best is at bringing the crowd to a standing novation and Philadelphia knows how. The Youth Education in the Arts presents Battle of the Bands. This battle will give fans the chance to choose whose the best, allow perspective students to observe the bands styles, and allow high schools to show what they’ve got.
Initially, there will be a showcase of four college bands battling it out from three different states. These bands will be putting there best foots forward and displaying their schools pride and discipline. The college bands performing are Lincoln University, Morgan state University, Howard University, and Cheyney University. Howard is coming all the way from Washington, DC and Morgan state is from Baltimore, MD. But, it will be really interesting watching Lincoln University and Cheyney battle it out because their rival universities from Philadelphia. With these bands in the same arena, the audience will have a hard time trying to separate the best.
Most importantly, perspective students may want to know how the band may look or carry themselves in performances. They have four bands to view and see in this battle. This can help them sit back and observe their pride and how they execute. The students will be pumped up about performing because of the energy that is put forward in front of them.
On the contrary, high school bands will be able to grace the field with their presents also. The four high school bands are Camden High School, Largo High School, Milford Mills High School, and Baltimore City College High. Three of these bands are from Maryland and one is a New...