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CIS marching ensemble brings home first-place trophies

Campbellsville Independent Schools Marching Ensemble has begun its 2017 season by picking up three first-place awards.

 

On Saturday, Sept. 9, the band competed at Southwestern High School in Somerset.

 

The band won first place in its class, along with first place percussion and color guard awards.

 

Overall, the CHS band placed fourth.

 

This year’s show is entitled The Black Mirror Effect, which is a unique show that explores the hidden aspects of social media and the effect it can have on our persona and attitudes.

 

The ensemble includes about 30 playing members, five color guard and several volunteers to create special effects.

 

CIS competes in the Kentucky Music Educators Association marching band circuit, in Class A, and in the Mid-States Band Association circuit, also in Class A.

 

The band will compete again on Saturday, Sept. 16, at Madison Southern High School in Berea.

 

Zach Shelton is the CHS band director. Brittany Johnson is assistant.

 

CHS band director Zach Shelton drives percussion players to warm up.

CHS band director Zach Shelton drives percussion players to warm up.

 

CHS sophomore Conner Riley, at left, and senior Chaz Babbs warm up.

CHS sophomore Conner Riley, at left, and senior Chaz Babbs warm up.

 

CHS junior Nick Cowan, at left, and sophomore Brandon Greer play trumpet.

CHS junior Nick Cowan, at left, and sophomore Brandon Greer play trumpet.

 

CHS junior Randy Harris plays saxophone.

CHS junior Randy Harris plays saxophone.

 

CHS senior Austin Fitzgerald plays clarinet.

CHS senior Austin Fitzgerald plays clarinet.

 

CHS freshman Emily Hayden warms up.

CHS freshman Emily Hayden warms up.

 

CHS junior Leslie McKenzie plays the cymbals.

CHS junior Leslie McKenzie plays the cymbals.

 

CHS assistant band director Brittany Johnson tunes clarinet players Ruby Hatfield, a junior, at left, and Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Riley Rainwater.

CHS assistant band director Brittany Johnson tunes clarinet players Ruby Hatfield, a junior, at left, and Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Riley Rainwater.

 

CHS junior John Netherland warms up.

CHS junior John Netherland warms up.

 

CHS junior Kyler Rakes plays percussion.

CHS junior Kyler Rakes plays percussion.

 

CHS junior Jason Agee plays bass guitar.

CHS junior Jason Agee plays bass guitar.

 

CHS sophomore Abie Angel warms up.

CHS sophomore Abie Angel warms up.

 

CHS junior Ruby Hatfield plays clarinet.

CHS junior Ruby Hatfield plays clarinet.

 

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Riley Rainwater warms up.

Campbellsville Middle School eighth-grader Riley Rainwater warms up.

 

CHS sophomore Conner Riley plays baritone.

CHS sophomore Conner Riley plays baritone.

 

CHS sophomore Autumn Babbs performs.

CHS sophomore Autumn Babbs performs.

 

CHS junior Randy Harris plays.

CHS junior Randy Harris plays.

 

CHS senor Tiffany Kane plays flute.

CHS senor Tiffany Kane plays flute.

 

CHS freshman Zaquan Cowan plays tuba.

CHS freshman Zaquan Cowan plays tuba.

 

CHS sophomore Autumn Babbs is a member of the color guard.

CHS sophomore Autumn Babbs is a member of the color guard.

 

Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Alyssa Orberson performs.

Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Alyssa Orberson performs.

 

CHS sophomore Brandy Miller performs.

CHS sophomore Brandy Miller performs.

 

CHS junior Randy Harris plays a solo.

CHS junior Randy Harris plays a solo.

 

CHS sophomore Grant Rinehart plays.

CHS sophomore Grant Rinehart plays.

 

Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Alyssa Orberson performs with the color guard.

Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Alyssa Orberson performs with the color guard.

 

CHS sophomore Grant Rinehart performs.

CHS sophomore Grant Rinehart performs.

 

CHS sophomore Abie Angel performs.

CHS sophomore Abie Angel performs.

 

CHS sophomore Gavin Ford performs.

CHS sophomore Gavin Ford performs.

 

CHS junior Ruby Hatfield performs.

CHS junior Ruby Hatfield performs.

 

CHS senior Darius Wright performs.

CHS senior Darius Wright performs.





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