Lancaster HS Marching Band2018-19
Parade on New Year's Eve at WDW Magic KingdomLancaster HS Marching Band 2018
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The Lancaster High School Marching Band has a long tradition of excellence dating back to the late 1950’s. The Marching Legends began as the Marching Redskins in the Lancaster Junior High School under the direction of Richard Pascucci. “Mr. P” soon followed these students to LHS where the Marching Band tradition has thrived ever since. The Lancaster Marching Band will be entering its 19th season in the New York State Field Band Conference.
December 2017-Selected to perform at WDW's Magic Kingdom on New Year's Eve
in pre-parade for Mickey's Once Upon a Christmastime Parade
March 2017 - Selected to perform as Bucknell Pep Band for NCAA Tournament at Key Bank Center, Buffalo NY
2015 BOA Regional Finalist, 3rd Place, Class AAA Monroeville, PA
2015 BOA Grand National Championship Participant
2014 NYSFBC First season in National Class--fourth place finish
2013 NYSFBC Class Champions--Large School Division 2
2012 BOA Grand National Championship Participant
2011 NYSFBC Class Champions--Large School Division 2
2011 AutoZone Liberty Bowl Sweepstakes Champions, selected to perform pre-game festivities at the Liberty Bowl
2010 & 2014 Performed in parade at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom.
2009 Performed for the Rockettes at Shea's Buffalo.
2006 Gator Bowl Festival (Jacksonville, FL)-- first place in class AAA field show competition.
The band has also travelled recently to NYC, Orlando and Cape Canaveral, Florida, Indianapolis, Annapolis MD, Washington D.C., Pittsburgh and Memphis. Locally, the Lancaster Marching Band performs annually at the Memorial Day and Independence Day Parades in the Village of Lancaster, and have performed at several area college football games. Additionally, the Marching Band has performed with the Lancaster Town Band, for the Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium, for the Buffalo Bisons at Coca Cola Park and have also appeared at the Lancaster Speedway.
The LHS Marching Band is part of a very active music program that has been named one of the Best Communities in America for Music Education by the NAMM Foundation in 2001, 2011, 2017 & 2018. The Lancaster Academy of the Visual and Performing Arts, a three-year program of academic courses, lecturers, recitals, internships and arts activities, is recent addition to the Lancaster High School Music Department, which involves hundreds of students in numerous bands, choirs, orchestras and extra-curricular activities.Lancaster High School Marching Band1 Forton Drive, Lancaster, New York 14086(716) 686-3255 x9831