Sunday, August 26, 2012

Marching Band Sneak Peek

Ben has been in marching band since the end of July.  I usually go to the school early to pick him up just so I can catch a little glimpse of the work that is going on.  I don't get to see much, but at this point, I still get goosebumps when I see them working on a set or practicing their music.  I'm glad to know that I'm not the only excited one as Jon, Abby and Luke often ask if we are going early to see the band.  They want to go too.  Well, this past week, we finally got to see just a little bit of what the band has been working on.  We were all a little excited!

Luke was happy to get to wear his band shirt.  He was pretty proud of the fact that it had a trombone on it!

This boy of mine is beyond proud to be a band member.
He makes me proud!

The band didn't march, but it was nice to listen to all that they have been working on.
(Abby, Luke and I went to Ben's night practice about an hour early later in the week and got to see as much of the show as they have completed.)

 "Oklahoma"
We've been here four years now, I guess it's time to learn the words.  It's a fun song!

Some cadence fun!

"Let's Go Blue!"

BHS Fight Song

I am leaving out the actual marching show music until I can see it performed on the field!  How exciting is that going to be?!

I know I have talked a lot about Ben and band a lot, but that is pretty much our life around here.  This coming week, Ben gets to go play at his first (away) football game.   It is busy, but so far we are all loving it!

5 comments:

Mom said...

I LOVE IT!!! Quite impressive!! The band is much bigger than I thought it would be. Keep up the good work Ben!! Can't wait to come see you perform. Cute future band member you have there!!

Kris said...

They sound amazing! I keep thinking about how cool it's going to be for you to watch him and his band play in Ireland. You are loving just watching him in the parking lot....Dublin is going to be AWESOME! I predict you will be shedding many tears of pure joy for your son. It's just so cool! Great job Ben!

Karen said...

I love to hear the "slide" of the trombone on "Lets go Blue"!

Nana-Judy said...

Lots of fun times ahead for you and the family! Good job!

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