Mount Pleasant Marching Invitational September 17
September 15, 2011By Dave Schneider of Mt Pleasant High School
The 13th annual Mount Pleasant Marching Invitational will take place on Saturday night, September 17. The event, featuring fourteen high school bands in competition, will begin at 5:45 PM with an exhibition performance by the Mount Pleasant Middle School marching band and will conclude near 10:00 PM with an exhibition by the Mount Pleasant High School Panther Marching Band, followed by the Awards Presentation.
The Invitational is being held on Evans Field at the Mapleleaf Athletic Complex on East Mapleleaf Drive in Mount Pleasant. Admission is $5 and concessions will be available throughout the evening.
Bands in competition will be from the following schools.
Mediapolis High School
Wapello High School
Keokuk High School
Hamilton (Illinois) High School
Washington High School
Fort Madison High School
Western Dubuque High School
West Delaware High School
Cedar Rapids Jefferson High School
Cedar Rapids Kennedy High School
Central Lee High School
Clinton High School
Ottumwa High School
Muscatine High School
For more information on this event, or to learn more about the music programs in the Mount Pleasant Community School District, check out the music department's web site www.mpmusic.org