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"Pain is Temporary. Pride is Forever."

McKean H.S.-Tournament of Bands; Group1, Chapter 9

The MacDonald Tartan

The 2000 McKean Highlander Marching Band, under the direction of Mr. Brian Casey, presents


The music was derived from Dante's "Inferno". Joe Henderson arranged Robert W. Smith's versions of "The Inferno" and "Fire of Eternal Glory" for the band.The Inferno opens with soloists Karly Nawrocki on Baritone and Ashley Howard in Dance. The second tune opens with a brass quartet including Mandy Stille and Kaci Allsopp on trumpet, Karly Nawrocki on Baritone, and Bill Meehan on tuba. During the show the tempos range from 64 to 165 with time signatures including 3/4 mixed with 2/4, and 7/8. The percussion is featured during the second tune as are the color guard, and the woodwinds.

Now sit back, but not too comfortably, and enjoy the sometimes chilling, sometimes glorious music of...


The 2000 McKean Highlander Staff and Student Staff:

Director of Bands: Brian Casey

Music Arranger: Joe Henderson

Drill Writer: Lee Giessler

Asst. Director/M&M Instructor: Brent Thorpe

Percussion Instructors: Rob Teat, Mike Volts , Nicole Monti

Color Guard Instructors: Christine Buehler, Jen Wagner, Melissa Wagner

Drum Major: Jeff Schroeder

Asst. DM/ Woodwind Music & Drill: Lara Peterson

Brassline Music & Drill: Karly Nawrocki

Brassline Music: Brian Sharp

Drumline Capt.: Gena Wirth

Drumline Co. Capt.: Lisa Fogarty

Colorguard Capt.: Ashley Howard

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2000 Highlander Scores