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Ft. Zumwalt North High School


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7 months ago @ 9:39AM

Panther Pride Band to host River City Showcase!

The Fort Zumwalt North Panther Pride Band is proud to present the 7th Annual FZN River City Showcase! This event promises to be one of the true highlights of the marching season and is ideal for bands that will be competing at the Bands of America Super Regional in St. Louis the next week. Bands will be classified by MSHSAA football classifications. During the prelim round bands will be mixed, with the performance order determined by a lottery for all bands entered by April 1, 2018. All other bands entered after April 1 will be placed in the competition based on order of entry. The top 12 high scoring bands will advance to finals competition. Bands will compete for caption awards (Outstanding Music, Visual, General Effect) and placement awards. Featuring an All-Star adjudication team from the rosters of Bands of America, Drum Corps International, and Winter Guard International, this festival will also hold a judges critique at the end of the competition for interested band directors. 


This year the judging panel consists of the following individuals...

Frank Oddis - Morehead, KY
-Professor Emeritus and Coordinator of Percussion Program, Morehead State University; Adjudicator for DCI, PAS, BOA

Beth Fabrizio - Fairport, NY
-Director of Bands, Hilton Central (NY) HS; Adjudicator for BOA, DCI, USBands; Past Brass Caption Head - Carolina Crown; Active Artist/Clinician for D'Addario

Kenny Capshaw - El Paso, TX
-Assistant Director of Bands, University of Texas-El Paso; Retired Director of Bands, Coronado (TX) HS; Member, Texas Bandmasters Hall of Fame; Member, American Bandmasters Association; 2018 Texas Bandmaster of the Year

James Smith - Chattanooga, TN
-Program Coordinator, Ooltewah (TN) HS; Visual Design Staff, Crossmen Drum and Bugle Corps; Former Consultant, Lassiter (GA) HS, Glassmen Drum Corps, Spirit of Atlanta Drum Corps, Pride of Cincinnati Winter Guard

Wes Pendergrass - Bentonville, AR
-Founder, Shoeless Designs; Coordinator, Consultant, and Drill Writer for numerous BOA Regional and Super Regional Champions and Finalists

Shirl Chumley - Parker, CO
-Adjudicator for WGI, DCI; Involved in activity for more than 40 years, judging experience at all levels across the country


With 22 bands competing and the FZN Panther Pride Band performing in exhibition, the Showcase will welcome over 2800 students to the FZN campus. By the time the Panther Pride Band performs at 3:45 to close the prelims performances, Robert Fisher stadium could be holding over 7000 spectators for this event. 

Here's the schedule for the day...

9:30 Warrenton
9:45 Francis Howell Central
10:00 Granite City
10:15 Wright City
10:30 Rushville-Industry
10:45 Parkway West
11:00 Mascoutah
11:15 Helias
11:30 Quincy
11:45 BREAK
12:00 BREAK
12:15 Rock Bridge
12:30 Fort Zumwalt South
12:45 Francis Howell North
1:00 Fort Zumwalt West
1:15 Oakville
1:30 Washington
1:45 Lafayette
2:00 BREAK
2:15 Truman
2:30 Belleville East
2:45 Jefferson City
3:00 Timberland
3:15 Fort Zumwalt East
3:30 Lindbergh
3:45 Fort Zumwalt North (Ex.)

6:30 Band #1
6:45 Band #2
7:00 Band #3
7:15 Band #4
7:30 Band #5
7:45 Band #6
8:00 BREAK
8:15 Band #7
8:30 Band #8
8:45 Band #9
9:00 Band #10
9:15 Band #11
9:30 Band #12

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