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Bands compete in marching festival

September 27, 2003

Albany- Bands from all four Dougherty County high schools as well as Lamar and Lee County High Schools competed in the event.

This was the first year the bands were judged on their performances, and all received scores in the excellent to superior range.

"Music is in a critical spot in some areas and we just hope that Albany continues to recognize the fact that it's important for us to support music. Music adds so much to the education of our students, and so we're asking the community to continue to support that type of thinking," says Lead Band Coordinator, Earth Watkins.

The Albany State Marching Rams also performed as an exhibition team. Organizers are hoping to make the competition an annual event.

Posted at 6:00 PM by elaine.armstrong@walb.com