Cavalcade of Bands Set for October 10th

bandDunmore High School will participate in a Cavalcade of Bands hosted by the North Pocono Trojan Marching Band and Units, with the assistance of the North Pocono Band Parents Association, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 6 p.m., at the North Pocono Stadium Complex, located behind the district’s middle school. 701 Church St., Moscow. The event is free and open to the public, but donations will be accepted at the gates, which open at 5 p.m.

In addition to North Pocono and Dunmore, bands and marching units from several regional school districts will participate, including: Lakeland, Mid Valley, Northwest, Valley View, Wallenpaupack, Western Wayne, West Scranton, and Scranton. Each group will perform its halftime field show. Program books, featuring participating bands, will be distributed free of charge.

The Cavalcade of Bands is an exhibition-style performance where bands and marching units can performs their field shows for each other, free from judging criteria, timing, and other restrictions. There will be refreshments provided for participants and concessions available for sale to audience members. Additionally, t-shirts and air gram greetings will be sold at the event.

DHS Band and Twirlers Take Part in “Blue Band Jam” at Penn State


blue jamThe Blue Band Jam returned for a fourth season in Happy Valley last month. The pregame performance took place on September 16 at the Bryce Jordan Center, located on Penn State University’s Main Campus, prior to Penn State’s faceoff against Georgia State.

The annual performance featured the Penn State Blue Band, which includes Dunmore High School graduate Josh Cantarella, and 12 high school marching bands from across Pennsylvania.

Marching band members and featured twirlers from Dunmore High School were among those who traveled to Centre County to take part in the event. The band is under the direction of Nicole Zywicki and is assisted by Karen Brown.

DHS Featured twirlers shown in photo above are: Mariana Leo, Marlene Pegula, Antoinette Cantarella and Kaleigh Carey.