No New York High School Marching Band Competition This Year


Syracuse, N.Y. - Theres been another victim of COVID 19....High School Marching Band competition.

The President of the New York State Field Band Conference Casey Vanderstouw released a statement saying that there will be no 2020 competitive field band season. He went on to say.. "despite the lack of a formal competitive 2020 season, marching band in New York State will still exist...and we will do everything in our power as directors to support and cultivate marching band for our current and future students."

The end of the season would culminate with an all day Championship Show at the Carrier Dome where over 50 bands and more than 4,000 students would compete.

You can see Vandersouw's entire statement here.

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