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CIS Marching Ensemble is 13th best band in Kentucky

Campbellsville Independent Schools Marching Ensemble is the 13th best Class A high school band in Kentucky.

 

On Saturday, Oct. 28, the CHS band performed in Kentucky Music Educators Association semi-final competition at Bullitt Central High School in Shepherdsville.

 

Sixteen bands competed.

 

CHS scored higher than Harlan, Nicholas and Crittenden counties.

 

The band will compete in the Mid-States Band Association championships on Saturday, Nov. 3, at Norwood High School in Norwood, Ohio.

 

CHS will perform in semi-finals competition at noon.

 

Twenty-seven bands will compete for 10 spots in finals competition, which begins at 7:15 p.m.

 

The band’s semi-finals performance will be live streamed on the CIS Facebook Page.

 

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.

 

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

 

CHS senior Austin Fitzgerald plays clarinet.

CHS senior Austin Fitzgerald plays clarinet.

 

CHS senior Tiffany Kane plays flute.

CHS senior Tiffany Kane plays flute.

 

CHS guard members, from left, sophomore Brandy Miller, Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Alyssa Orberson, sophomore Autumn Babbs and freshman Nick Drew practice.

CHS guard members, from left, sophomore Brandy Miller, Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Alyssa Orberson, sophomore Autumn Babbs and freshman Nick Drew practice.

 

CHS junior Josh Dooley plays the trumpet.

CHS junior Josh Dooley plays the trumpet.

 

CHS junior Ruby Hatfield plays clarinet.

CHS junior Ruby Hatfield plays clarinet.

 

CHS sophomore Autumn Babbs, at left, and freshman Nick Drew practice with the color guard.

CHS sophomore Autumn Babbs, at left, and freshman Nick Drew practice with the color guard.

 

CHS Band Director Zach Shelton leads his band members in warmup.

CHS Band Director Zach Shelton leads his band members in warmup.

 

CHS freshman Zaquan Cowan plays tuba.

CHS freshman Zaquan Cowan plays tuba.

 

Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Alyssa Orberson, at left, and CHS sophomore Brandy Miller perform.

Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Alyssa Orberson, at left, and CHS sophomore Brandy Miller perform.

 

CHS sophomore Gavin Ford warms up with his bandmates.

CHS sophomore Gavin Ford warms up with his bandmates.

 

CHS sophomore Conner Riley plays baritone.

CHS sophomore Conner Riley plays baritone.

 

CHS freshman Emily Hayden plays flute.

CHS freshman Emily Hayden plays flute.

 

CHS junior Nick Cowan plays trumpet.

CHS junior Nick Cowan plays trumpet.

 

CHS junior Kyler Rakes performs with his fellow percussion players.

CHS junior Kyler Rakes performs with his fellow percussion players.

 

CHS sophomore Zaria Cowan performs with her fellow percussion players.

CHS sophomore Zaria Cowan performs with her fellow percussion players.

 

CHS freshman Nick Drew performs.

CHS freshman Nick Drew performs.

 

CHS junior Leslie McKenzie performs with her fellow percussion players.

CHS junior Leslie McKenzie performs with her fellow percussion players.

 

CHS junior Randy Harris performs a solo.

CHS junior Randy Harris performs a solo.

 

From left, CHS senior Austin Fitzgerald, junior Ruby Hatfield and freshman Riley Rainwater play clarinet.

From left, CHS senior Austin Fitzgerald, junior Ruby Hatfield and freshman Riley Rainwater play clarinet.

 

CHS sophomore Grant Rinehart, at left, and junior Brandon Greer perform.

CHS sophomore Grant Rinehart, at left, and junior Brandon Greer perform.

 

CHS junior Brandon Greer, at left, and senior Chaz Babbs perform.

CHS junior Brandon Greer, at left, and senior Chaz Babbs perform.

 

CHS sophomore Brandy Miller performs.

CHS sophomore Brandy Miller performs.

 

CHS sophomore Brandy Miller performs.

CHS sophomore Brandy Miller performs.

 

CHS sophomores Abie Angel, at left, and Conner Riley perform.

CHS sophomores Abie Angel, at left, and Conner Riley perform.

 

CHS sophomore Autumn Babbs performs.

CHS sophomore Autumn Babbs performs.

 

CHS sophomore Zaria Cowan performs.

CHS sophomore Zaria Cowan performs.

 

CHS freshman Nick Drew performs.

CHS freshman Nick Drew performs.

 

CHS sophomores Grant Rinehart, at left, and Gavin Ford perform.

CHS sophomores Grant Rinehart, at left, and Gavin Ford perform.

 

From left, CHS freshman Riley Rainwater and juniors Nick Cowan and Brandon Greer perform.

From left, CHS freshman Riley Rainwater and juniors Nick Cowan and Brandon Greer perform.

 

Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Alyssa Orberson, at left, and CHS senior Tiffany Kane perform.

Campbellsville Middle School seventh-grader Alyssa Orberson, at left, and CHS senior Tiffany Kane perform.

 

CHS freshman Nick Drew performs.

CHS freshman Nick Drew performs.





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