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    Nearly 150 students join Lebanon Valley’s The Pride of The Valley Marching Band

    Homecoming 2017 Pride of The Valley marching band

    Nearly 150 students join Lebanon Valley’s The Pride of The Valley Marching Band

    ANNVILLE – Lebanon Valley College’s Pride of The Valley Marching Band will feature 140 students this year. The marching band performs at all home football games as well as appearances at various exhibitions throughout the fall semester.

    Local students include:

    • Krystal Nolte of Lenhartsville, a graduate of Kutztown Area High School, is pursuing a bachelor of science in music education at The Valley.
    • Daniel Behler of Leesport, a graduate of Schuylkill Valley High School, is pursuing a bachelor of science in music education and music at The Valley.
    • Jesse Kaufmann of West Reading, a graduate of Wyomissing Area High School, is pursuing a bachelor of music in audio and music production at The Valley.
    • Jared Kramer of Sinking Spring, a graduate of Wilson High School, is pursuing a bachelor of science in music education at The Valley.
    • Bethany Hepner of Leesport, a graduate of Schuylkill Valley High School, is pursuing a bachelor of science in actuarial science at The Valley.
    • Justin Kripas of Womelsdorf, a graduate of Conrad Weiser Area High School, is pursuing a bachelor of science in music education and audio and music production at The Valley.
    • Kristen Suruskie of Reading, a graduate of Exeter Township High School, is pursuing a bachelor of science in music education and music at The Valley.
    • Amanda Hatfield of Douglassville, a graduate of Daniel Boone Jr-Sr High School, is pursuing a bachelor of science in music education at The Valley.

    The 2018 show is titled “Rockpocalypse” and features the music:

    • “Symphony #40” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    • “Enter Sandman” by Metallica
    • “Heart-Shaped Box” by Nirvana
    • “Symphony #7” by Ludwig van Beethoven
    • “Requiem” by Giuseppe Verdi
    • “Shoot to Thrill” by AC/DC

    Drum majors this year are Jake Weller, Eric Boyd, and Ashton Mooday; section leaders are listed below:

    • Flutes – Robert Tesoriero, Taylor Kyle
    • Clarinets – Ashley Peters, Abby Hamilton
    • Saxophones – Benjamin Smith, Ben Hoffman
    • Mellophone – Julia Davis
    • Trumpets – Morgan Hackett, Dan Behler
    • Low Brass – Chase Bartholomew, Quentin Gable, Madeline Teitsma
    • Colorguard – Casey Kelly, Laurel Reynolds
    • Drumline – Mitch Bowers, Matt Frey, Jared Kramer, Brennan Rivers
    • Pit – Jordan Woodward
    • Equipment – Todd Skelton
    • Drill Writer – Chris Evans
    • Music Arranger – Brad Pearson and Marching Monk

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