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The MV Current

The MV Current

The Band of Marauders

Madelyn Cottrell, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

After a long summer of work, The Band of Marauders finally kicked off their season on September 7th at Decatur Central. The band has already performed their 2019 program “Wheel’d” during half-time at home football games. For the first time at Decatur they were finally able to debut their show to a p...

DCI

DCI

Madelyn Cottrell, Staff Writer

September 10, 2019

At the beginning of August, the world class marching band Phantom Regiment utilized Mt. Vernon High School’s facilities as they prepared to compete at the DCI World Championships.  The acronym “DCI” stands for Drum Corps International, which is a professional marching band league composed o...

Band ISSMA earns a gold

Madalyn Cottrell, MVC Staff Writer

May 10, 2019

Saturday, April 13th, Mt. Vernon’s Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble traveled to Pendleton Heights High School to perform at the Indiana State Student Music Association (ISSMA) contest. The bands had been working vigorously since December to perfect every detail of their selected music. Their hard  wo...

Dreams come true for MV bands

Dreams come true for MV bands

Joan Lee, MVC Features and Reviews Editor

April 2, 2019

Over spring break, the Band of Marauders went to Disney World to perform a concert there. The band left on March 17 and returned home on March 22. The students enjoyed their time at all the Disney parks, beginning the trip with Animal Kingdom and Magic Kingdom. “I had a great time on the trip...

Indoor percussion gets the gold

Indoor percussion gets the gold

Piper Todd, MVC Staff Writer

March 8, 2019

The Mt. Vernon Indoor Percussion competed Saturday, February 23 at Greenfield-Central High School. The group performed two-thirds of their show “Prelude to Paradise.” The show consists of violent and difficult musical components, including a fast beginning and a slow march. After their performa...

Winter band concert 2018

Winter band concert 2018

Allison Yoder, MVC Social Media Manager

January 7, 2019

The holidays are right around the corner, and celebration is in full swing. Participants of this holiday cheer include the Mt Vernon Bands. Their holiday concert was on Tuesday evening, December 13th. The symphonic band, wind and ensemble, jazz band, as well as smaller woodwind and brass ensembles al...

Snow Whirl 2018

Snow Whirl 2018

Emma Moore, MVC Staff Reporter

December 19, 2018

Mt. Vernon had their annual Snow Whirl on Saturday, December 8. The dance went on from 8pm to 11pm. This dance gave people the opportunity to dress up and dance with friends for the night. “I thought it was fun, and it was a good Snow Whirl to end off my senior year on,” said Halle Strege, 12. T...

Here come the bands

Here come the bands

Piper Todd, MVC Staff Reporter

December 11, 2018

On November 3, high school bands in four classes competed at the 46th Annual ISSMA State Finals held at Lucas Oil Stadium. Although MV Bands did not perform an exhibition at this, many of the band members came to watch and support the other bands. For each class, 10 bands competed against each other for first p...

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