Mustang Band brings home several awards from Cleveland competition

Contributed Story Posted 29 May 2015 at 12:00 am

Provided photos, Medina Mustang Band

MEDINA – The Medina Mustang Marching Band traveled to Cleveland, Ohio, from May 21-24 to compete in the Music in the Parks Festival and brought home several honors.

The Jazz Band earned a first place superior rating with a score of 97.5. Wind Ensemble came in first with a superior rating and a score of 92. In parade, Medina earned a first place superior rating and a score of 97.5.

In addition, Madison Holland received the overall best jazz soloist award.

The band returned home in time for the Memorial Day parade and was led down the street by guest conductor, Mike Dreyfus, along with Drum Major Chris Keller. The band will head to Gorham today and Saturday to compete in that festival.

The band is pictured in front of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.