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Last year's winner was the Marysville Viking Regiment from Marysville High School.

We'd like to thank our sponsor -- Southeast Michigan Ford Dealers -- for their support!

2013 Marching Bands

Allen Park High School
Belleville High School
Brighton High School
Chippewa Valley High School
Dakota High School
Detroit All City Marching Band
Divine Child High School
Fraser High School
Henry Ford II High School
Lake Fenton High School
St. Clair High School
Waterford Kettering High School

Henry Ford II

Henry Ford II

Band Director: Matt Schoenherr 

Comprised of about 110 members, the marching band performs at all home football games. They march every year in the Peach Festival Parade in Romeo, the Ford II Homecoming parade and the Sterling Heights Memorial Day Parade on alternating years. The marching band competes at the Harper Woods Band-O-Rama and the UCS Band-A-Rama in preparation for the MSBOA Marching Band Festival.

They will be playing Soak Up the Sun by Sheryl Crow. 

Participant America’s Thanksgiving Parade, Detroit, MI 1988-95, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007. 2009, 2011, 2013 

Participant: 2013 Alton, IL Memorial Day Parade, the nation’s oldest continuously running Memorial Day Parade 

Participant: 2013 River City Music Days, St. Louis MO 

3rd Place: 2010 Chik-Fil-A Bowl Parade, Atlanta GA 

Participant: 2008 Detroit Red Wings Victory Parade, Detroit, MI- One of only 2 bands invited to participate from across Metro Detroit 

2nd Place: 2006 Big Bay Balloon Parade, San Diego, CA 

Participant: 2006 Holiday Bowl, San Diego, CA 

1st Place: Michigan Peach Festival Parade, Romeo, MI 1993-2006, 2008, 2010, 2013 

1st Division MSBOA (Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association) Marching Band Festival 1988-92, 1994-2000, 2002-07, 2010-2011, 2013 

 

Lake Fenton

Lake Fenton

Band Director:  Ryan Gonder

The 2013 Lake Fenton Blue Devil Marching Band consists of 135 members. 

This will be the largest audience the band has ever performed in front of.  They will be playing a Jerry Burns marching band arrangement of Let It Snow! in America’s Thanksgiving Parade.