Stories tagged with: Bonanza of Bands

September 29, 2012 - 8:22pm
3 years 47 weeks ago

Nine marching bands from around the area are putting their best foot forward to qualify for a state contest.

Hundreds packed Sulsberger Stadium in Zanesville for the 50th annual "Bonanza of Bands."

It is the longest running band competition in the state of Ohio.

Zanesville Band Booster President Shane Bowden said watching bands compete against each other brings out the best in the students.

"Just to see all the different schools come in and battle...

September 24, 2011 - 7:08pm
4 years 47 weeks ago

The sounds of flutes, horns, and drums filled the air at Sulsberger Stadium Saturday at Zanesville High School for the 49th Annual Bonanza of Bands competion.

10 marchings bands from various high schools across southeast and central Ohio competed against each other Saturday evening in the areas of music, marching, maneuvering and overall performance.

"They're competing against a standard. They are trying to get a rating of 1 or superior and that 1 will qualify them to...

September 25, 2010 - 8:39pm
5 years 47 weeks ago

It's the oldest continuously running marching band show in the state of Ohio.

The 48th annual Bonanza of Bands was held at Sulsberger Stadium in Zanesville, with 18 marching bands competing. While most of the students were from area schools, some also traveled up from Marietta and Pickerington as well.

"It's a rush. It's so exciting to be out there, to be performing for this entire audience. It takes a lot of skill and feels so great to know that we've done that. We've put...

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