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Taylor Marching Yellowjackets

Posted on: November 8, 2017
Taylor Marching Band 2017

The Taylor High School Marching Band competed at the MSBA Class A Championships in Norwood, OH on November 4th, 2017. Out of 26 competing bands, the Marching Yellowjackets placed in the top 10 after their preliminary performance and advanced to finals for the first time since 2013! They finished 8th in their class for the season and competed against the best bands from Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana.

The 2017 show was titled "Spell on You".

Featured soloists: Garrett Leicht, Aiona Abdon, and Bella Winegeart Drum majors: Zack Blackburn and Garrett Leicht
Band Director: Erin Fitzpatric
Assistant Band Director: Christina Camardo
Percussion Design and Instructor: Danny Groh
Visual Design and Guard Instructors: Zack Strong and Melanie Underwood
Music Design: Joe Wesche
Band Camp Staff: Olivia Killebrew, Daniel Nail, Sarah Herbert
Guest Clinicians: Steve Alyward, Mark Culp, Miles Threkeld, and Justin Turner

Special thanks to all of the band parents, administration, the Three Rivers Board of Education, and the community of Cleves, OH for hosting the 2017 Taylor Band Premiere and supporting the Marching Yellowjackets.

Finals Video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fAvdion09tk&feature=youtu.be