The Fruitland High School Marching Band & Color Guard has been invited to participate in the 2013 Fort McDowell Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Parade.
July 8, 2013 – Fruitland, Idaho – The Fruitland High School Grizzly Band & Color Guard is excited to announce that they will be representing the state of Idaho in the 2013 Fort McDowell Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Parade on December 28, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona.
This is an amazing honor. Fruitland High School is one of 12 bands nationally that has been selected to perform in the Fiesta Bowl Parade. “We are excited to represent Idaho, the Fruitland community, and Fruitland High School.” said band director, Joel Williams
The invitation to participate in the Fiesta Bowl Parade is based on an application process and the consistent high level of excellence attained by Fruitland High School’s dedicated musicians and directors.
The band will travel to Arizona on Dec 26th to participate in the parade and associated festivities.
“Taking 140 people to Phoenix is a massive undertaking,” stated Williams with a smile. “We have some great fundraisers planned.” Events include a USA Track & Field sanctioned 5K run/walk, a Dutch oven dinner featuring Dutch oven celebrity chef CW “Butch” Welch, mini parades in Fruitland, a Zombie Apocalypse event, and, of course, car washes.
Those who would like more information about the Fruitland High School Band & Color Guard, fundraising events, or would like to make a donation, can log onto fruitlandband.org.
About the Fruitland High School Band & Color Guard
Fruitland High School is a 3A school with approximately 500 students enrolled in grades 9-‐12, of which, 115 belong to the Grizzly Band & Color Guard. The Band & Color Guard has competed successfully at the 3A, 4A, and now 5A levels in the District III. Band members and Boosters raise all funds required for travel, show design, instrument purchase, uniform cleaning, and visual eﬀects.
Fruitland High School Band Director
Fruitland High School Band & Color Guard Boosters, Inc.
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