The Greer Marching Band has scheduled its Parents Demo for Friday, Aug. 17 from 6-8 p.m. It’s the first time the 2012 Marching Band will perform publicly.
Amy Young practices on the xylophone Tuesday at the Greer High School band room.
Members of the drum line gather to take their instruments onto the practice field during an afternoon workout. Rashad Moore plays the snare drum, Malik Keenan the bass drum and Demantio Rosemond tenor drum.
Bryson Wood plays "Amazing Grace" Tuesday afternoon. Wood practiced the song "Hope Springs Eternal" as part of the band's competitive number this year:
Zack McLean takes a short rest before joining other band members for an afternoon practice between rain today.
The parents demo will showcase Greer’s competition program “Hope Springs Eternal” in three movements. The public is invited and admission is free.
The band, with over 100 members, has been working eight-hour days on rehearsing, marching and conditioning. The annual summer camp was held last week with its uniform fitting last Friday.
Jeff Norman begins his fifth year as band director at Greer. He also serves as visual consultant for the Clemson University Marching Band. The Yellow Jackets finished 8th in the state championship last year and fourth in the Upper State.