Morton

 Marching Band  Morton, IL

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2016 Show
"Untamed"

Original music by Craig Fitzpatrick, based on Grant Them Eternal Rest by Andrew Boysen Jr. and Instinctive Travels by Michael Markowski

2016 Awards & Placements
Washington Marching Panther Invitational
Grand Champion
1st Place in Class 8A Field (Percussion, DM)
Limestone Marching Rockets Field Competition
Grand Champion
1st Place in Class 3A Field (Music, Visual, GE, Percussion, Winds, Auxiliary)
Metamora Band Invitational
Grand Champion
1st Place in Class 5A Field (Music, Visual, GE, Percussion, Auxiliary, Winds)
Illinois Marching Band Championships Small Schools
Grand Champion
1st Place in Class 3A Field (Music, Visual, GE)
Illinois State University Invitational Marching Championships
1st Place in Class 2A Field (Music, GE, Visual, Crowd Appeal)
5th Place in Finals
Bands of America Grand National Championships
4th Place in Class 2A Field
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Director(s)
Jeff Neavor and Patrick Mainieri
School Colors
Black and Red
2016 Enrollment 920   IMO Division 2
2015 Enrollment 885   IMO Division 3

Attending Festivals In 2016

Notes
State of Illinois Invitational Marching Band Finalists: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015.
State of Illinois Invitational Marching Band Class 2A Champions: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015.

Illinois Marching Band Championships Small Schools Governors' Trophy Champions: 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014.
Illinois Marching Band Championships Class 1A Champions: 2005, 2006, 2007.
Illinois Marching Band Championships Class 3A Champions: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014.

BOA Grand National Semifinalists: 2010.

BOA St. Louis, MO Regional Finalists: 2008, 2012.

BOA St. Louis, MO Class AA Regional Champions: 2012.

The marching band is made up of approximately 130 students and performs in competitions throughout the region as well as at home football games. The band program includes Concert Band, Symphonic Winds, Jazz Band, Pep Band, Brass Ensemble, and Music Theory. Several students from these groups are also chosen to participate as members of the All-District and All-State Bands. Morton represented Illinois in the 2009 Inaugural Parade for President Barack Obama. Morton was a 2010 Bands of America Grand National Semifinalist, their first time ever, placing 3rd in Class AA.

350 N. Illinois St., Morton, IL 61550