Morton

 Marching Band  Morton, IL

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2021 Show
"Hallelujah"

Hallelujah - Leonard Cohen
Hallelujah - George Frederick Handel
Savannah River Holiday - Ron Nelson
Only Light - Aaron Perrine
Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93 - Dmitri Schostakovich

2021 Awards & Placements
Washington Marching Panther Invitational
Grand Champion
1st Place in Class 7A Field (Percussion, Auxiliary)
Bands of America Regional Championships: Cedar Falls, IA
2nd Place in Class 2A Field (Music)
2nd Place in Finals
Dunlap Marching Band Invitational
Grand Champion
1st Place in Class 5A Field (Music, Visual, GE, Percussion)
Illinois State Marching Band Championships
1st Place in Class 2A Field (Music, Visual, GE, Crowd)
3rd Place in Finals
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Director(s)
Tim Gray and Craig Hatter
School Colors
Black and Red
2022 Enrollment n/a   IMO Division n/a
2021 Enrollment 961   IMO Division 2

Notes
State of Illinois Invitational Marching Band Finalists: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018, 2019, 2021.
State of Illinois Invitational Marching Band Class 2A Champions: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021.

Illinois Marching Band Championships Small Schools Governors' Trophy Champions: 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2016.
Illinois Marching Band Championships Class 1A Champions: 2005, 2006, 2007.
Illinois Marching Band Championships Class 3A Champions: 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016.

BOA Grand National Semifinalists: 2010, 2018, 2021.

BOA Cedar Falls, IA Regional Finalists: 2021.
BOA St. Louis, MO Regional Finalists: 2008, 2012, 2017, 2018.
BOA Toledo, OH Regional Finalists: 2017.
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.