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ISSMA 2017 & 2018 State Class C Runner Up

2018 Bands of America Class A Regional Champion

(BOA Indy Super Regional)

WESTERN BAND: 16 State Titles / 5 National Titles

Western Marching Panthers Band holds the Indiana record for the band

with the most State Titles

Congratulations to the Marching Panthers for an Outstanding 2018 Season !!!

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Schedule and Information

ISSMA-Distict2019.pdf


2018 ParentBrochure.docx.pdf
Student-Parent Information
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Check this calendar often for additional events and changes. Click on event for more information.

This calendar includes most band activities but does not include everything. Students are responsible for keeping track of special rehearsals and other incidental activities that are announced, written on the board and/or included on handouts. If you find discrepancies, please email kewhitfo@western.k12.in.us. PLEASE DO NOT CONTACT THE SCHOOL

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2018 MARCHING PANTHERS:

WEEK #1 (Sept 8) - Star City Invitational at Lafayette Jeff

  • Grand Champions
  • First Place Class C
  • Best Auxiliary
  • Best Drum Major
  • Best Effect
  • Best Music

WEEK #2 (Sept 15) - Northwestern Invitational

  • First Place Class C
  • Best Auxiliary
  • Best Percussion
  • Best Drum Major
  • Best Effect
  • Best Music
  • People's Choice

WEEK #3 (Sept 22)- Greenwood Invitational

  • First Place Class C
  • Best Effect
  • Best Visual
  • Best Percussion
  • Best Color Guard
  • Best Music
  • People's Choice Class C-D

WEEK #4 (Sept 29)- Zionsville Invitational

  • First Place Class C
  • Best Effect
  • Best Visual
  • Best Percussion
  • Best Color Guard
  • Best Music

WEEK #5 (Oct 6) - Cavalcade of Bands at Center Grove

  • First Place - Class C
  • Best Visual
  • Best Effect

Congratulations to our friends at Lewis Cass for receiving "Best Music"

WEEK #6 (Oct 13) - ISSMA REGIONAL @Evansville Central HS

  • Gold Rating
  • State Class C Semi-Finalist
  • Visual Distinction
  • Music Distinction
  • Effect Distinction

WEEK #7 (Oct 19-20) - BANDS OF AMERICA INDIANAPOLIS SUPER-REGIONAL

CLASS A REGIONAL CHAMPION

WEEK #8 (Oct 27) - ISSMA SEMI STATE at Decatur Central

STATE FINALIST

WEEK #9 (Nov 3) - ISSMA STATE AT LUCAS OIL

RUNNER-UP IN CLASS C



2017 Marching Panthers:

WEEK #1 - Star City Invitational at Lafayette Jeff

  • First Place - Class C
  • Best Visual
  • Best Effect
  • Best Percussion
  • Best Drum Major
  • Best Auxiliary

WEEK #2 - Brownsburg Invitational

  • First Place - Class C
  • Best Visual
  • Best Effect
  • Best Music
  • Best Percussion
  • Best Auxiliary

WEEK #3 - Greenwood Invitational

  • First Place - Class C
  • Best Visual
  • Best Effect
  • Best Music
  • Best Percussion
  • Best Auxiliary

WEEK #4 - Zionsville Invitational

  • First Place - Class C
  • Best Effect
  • Best Music
  • Best Percussion
  • Best Auxiliary

WEEK # 5 - Cavalcade of Bands at Center Grove

  • First Place - Class C
  • Best Visual
  • Best Effect
  • Best Music
  • Best Percussion
  • Best Auxiliary

WEEK #6 - ISSMA REGIONAL at Center Grove

  • Gold Rating
  • State Class C Semi-Finalist

WEEK #7 - BANDS OF AMERICA INDIANAPOLIS SUPER-REGIONAL

  • WESTERN FINISHED 5th Place in Class AA

WEEK #8 - ISSMA SEMI STATE at Decatur Central

  • Advance to State Finals

WEEK #9 - ISSMA STATE FINALS

  • Runner-Up in Class C


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