Area marching bands fare well

    Goshen wins Class A, Fairfield Class C

    Posted on Sept. 22, 2013 at 1:00 a.m. | Updated on Sept. 23, 2013 at 12:04 a.m.

    ELKHART — Several local high schools’ marching bands fared well at the 2013 Concord Invitational held Saturday, Sept. 21.

    The Fairfield High School band placed first in Class C after winning both the best music and best general effect categories.

    In Class A, the Goshen High School marching band took home first place as well with a total score of 72.90. The Goshen band won all three categories — best music, best visual and best general effect — on the way to its 1.8-point victory over Penn High School.

    Northridge, Elkhart Central and Elkhart Memorial placed second, third and fifth in Class B, respectively, and Wawasee placed third in Class C.

    Final results of the Concord Invitational

    Festival Participation

    South Bend Riley

    South Bend Clay


    Class D

    Best Music: Bremen

    Best Visual: Bremen

    Best General Effect: Bremen

    First place: Bremen

    Class C

    Best Music: Fairfield

    Best Visual: Knox

    Best General Effect: Fairfield

    Fourth place: 49.20, Calumet High School

    Third place: 50.25, Wawasee High School

    Second place: 62.25, Knox High School

    First place: 64.60, Fairfield High School

    Class B

    Best Music: Munster

    Best Visual: Munster

    Best General Effect: Munster

    Fifth place: 63.30, Elkhart Memorial High School

    Fourth place: 63.55, FW Northside High School

    Third place: 64.20, Elkhart Central High School

    Second place: 68.00, Northridge High School

    First place: 69.70, Munster High School

    Class A

    Best Music: Goshen

    Best Visual: Goshen

    Best General Effect: Goshen

    Fifth place: 58.30, Portage High School

    Fourth place: 63.50, Chesterton High School

    Third place: 64.30, LaPorte High School

    Second place: 71.10, Penn High School

    First place: 72.90 Goshen High School


    Concord High School

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