UCS bands have superior week
UCS bands have superior week
Posted on 10/17/2019
Compilation of showsAll four Utica Community Schools bands took top honors at a recent regional competition.

Eisenhower, Henry Ford, Utica, and Stevenson bands received the top Division 1 ratings from judges at the annual Michigan School Band & Orchestra Association (MSBOA) District 16 Marching Band Festival.

UHS, Henry Ford II, and Stevenson performed Wednesday at Runkel Field. Eisenhower performed Thursday at L'Anse Creuse North High School

Each school's performance was graded by three judges, one each for music, marching and general effect. 

All four high school bands performed their half-time show during the festival:
  • Henry Ford II Falcon Marching Band – Women Who Rock
  • Utica Chieftain Marching Band -The Greatest Showman
  • Stevenson Titan Marching Band – We Will Rock You! The Music of Queen
  • Eisenhower Marching Eagles – Will Power!

Utica Community Schools continues to be named nationally by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) as one of the best communities for music education.