Congratulations to the CHS Marching Band
The Chatham High School Marching Band competed Saturday night at the US Scholastic Band Association's 32nd Annual Tournament of Champions in South Brunswick Saturday. winning five first place trophies within their respective 3 Open group.
The Cougars performed with a total of 25 other high school bands spread among five competing groups based on total band member group sizes. Each band is given 15 minutes to perform the content of their visual and musical show as judges evaluate their performance on the following categories:
- Color Guard,
- Music Ensemble,
- Music Individual,
- Overall Effect,
- Percussion, and
- Visual Effect.
The band won first place for Best Music, Overall Effect, Best Visual, Best Color Guard, and Best Percussion.
Their next competition will be at the Yamaha Cup on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011, at the new Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford.