Hamilton High School Marching Band completed its best competitive marching band season Oct. 19 at state competition. The Charger Marching Band took second place with a score of 84.3 – its highest placement and score – at the Wisconsin State Music Association Marching Band Championships held at University of Wisconsin -Whitewater Warhawk Stadium.
The event put an exclamation point on a remarkable season in which the band took only first and second places at all competitive appearances. In addition, it was awarded Best Musical Presentation trophy at an Oct. 5 competition.
The band now transitions to concert season and will present on Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. a free concert of classic band literature and holiday favorites in the Hamilton Fine Arts Center (HFAC), W220N6151 Town Line Rd., Sussex. The jazz bands kick off their concert season Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. with a free concert in the HFAC.