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Marching Foxes Win First Place at State Competition

2019-2020 Fox Chapel Area High School Marching Band

The Fox Chapel Area High School Marching Band recently won first place at a Pennsylvania Interscholastic Marching Band Association (PIMBA) competition.  

The Marching Foxes placed first in Class 2A at the competition held Oct. 12, 2019, at Moon Area High School. The Marching Foxes earned a combined score of 78.78, earning high honors for outstanding visual and general effect.

This year’s show, “Conquest,” features the main theme music from HBO’s award-winning television series “Game of Thrones,” the epic sounds of “Adiemus” by Karl Jenkins, and the music from the motion picture “Gladiator” by Hans Zimmer.

The Fox Chapel Area High School Marching Band is under the student leadership of drum majors senior Hanna Chen and junior Jack Scott, and band directors Daryl Lesnik and Evan Hertrick.  

The Marching Foxes’ next competition performance is at the PIMBA Championships at Gateway High School on Oct. 26.