IOWA CITY, Iowa—City High School will host five top-notch high school marching bands at Bates Field on Saturday, October 3rd, for the “Little Hawk Marching Band Invitational.” The public is invited to attend the 19th annual competition, which will feature bands showcasing their half-time performances. The event runs from 10:30 a.m. until noon; an awards ceremony will follow. Admission is $7 for adults and $5 for seniors and students. Children 5 and under are free. Drinks and refreshments will be for sale.
The City High Little Hawk Marching Band, which will take the field in exhibition, will perform its “Latin Fire” show, featuring “El Cumbanchero,” “Novus,” and “Malaguena.”
Performance times for the participating bands are as follows:
10:45 a.m.—West Branch
11:45 a.m.—City High (exhibition only)
About City High: City High, which has served the Iowa City community since 1858, has been named to lists of “America’s Best High Schools” by Newsweek, U.S. News and World Report and The Washington Post. City High offers comprehensive instrumental and vocal music programs featuring more than 16 electives.
For more information: Contact Myron McReynolds, band director at City High, 688-1040.
City High is located at 1900 Morningside Drive in Iowa City; Bates Field is accessible from First Avenue in Iowa City.