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IUP to headline Band Fest 2013

on September 19, 2013 11:00 AM

The 2013 season marks the 92nd season for the IUP marching band. The opening show for the season will feature music from James Bond. Later in the season the band will present music from Rachmaninoff’s “Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini.”

Highlights for 2013 will again include a performance at the Allentown College Band Showcase, as well as the roof-raising “Bands in Review” on Nov. 17 in Fisher Auditorium. In addition, the marching band will be the featured band at the USBANDS National Championships in Annapolis, Md., as well as the Tournament of Bands Atlantic Coast Championships in Hershey.

The 170-member marching band, known throughout the country and abroad as “The Legend,” performs before and after each home football game, as well as the traditional halftime show.

More information on the IUP marching band and the IUP music department, and an updated schedule of events can be found at


Director: David Martynuik

Mascot: Crimson Hawk

Colors: Crimson and gray

Student Leadership

Commanding officer: Daniel DiCocco

Assisting officers: Christina Brisbin and Karli Spangler

Drum majors: Cortney Foote, Joseph Boboige and Marykatheryne Kuhne

Section Leaders

Piccolo: Karli Spangler, Rachel Villareale

Clarinet: Katie Weaver, Megan Maggiore

Saxophone: Lucas Watson, Zach Cable

Trumpet: Rebekah Hiravi, Mason Stiver

Horns: Samantha Baydar, Lexie Sobolewski

Trombones: Christina Brisbin, Jeremiah Umholtz

Baritubas: Meredith Pouewells, Tashio Jefferson

Guard: Kiersen Hoffacker, Jenai Williams

Drumline: Justice DeFreest, Ryan Voell, Steve Hensley, Cassandra Burgh

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This years IUP marching band exhibition appearances include:

Saturday: Indiana Area Senior High School

Sept. 28: Northern York High School

Sept. 29: Collegiate Marching Band Festival, Allentown

Oct. 5: IUP Homecoming

Oct. 12: Trenton, N.J., and Franklin Field in Philadelphia

Oct. 19: TOB Chapter XI Championships

Nov. 2: USBANDS in Annapolis, Md.

Nov. 3: ACC Championships, Hershey

Nov. 11: Indiana Veterans Day Parade

Nov. 17: Fisher Auditorium, 7 p.m.



WHAT: Performances from 10 regional high school marching bands and IUP

WHERE: Indiana Area High School’s stadium

WHEN: 6 p.m. Saturday, with the concession stand opening at 5 p.m.

COST: $5 adults, $3 children 12 and younger


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