Riverton Band – Superior Rating at State Marching Festival

    The Riverton High School marching band performed well at the Wyoming Ford Center last Saturday in the Wyoming State High School Marching Band Festival.

    Wolverine woodwind section at State Marching Festival – {h/t RHS}

    The Wolverines earned a superior rating, the highest you can score in a marching competition. It was the first superior rating in five years for Riverton.

    Balance and coordination while keeping the beat – {h/t RHS}

    There were 22 bands in competition, and eight of those received a superior rating.

    The blance between woodwinds, brass and percussion makes a quality marching band – {h/t RHS}

    Riverton was one of four Class 3-A bands to receive a superior rating along with Wheatland, Douglas, and Cody.

    A right angle move on the floor of the Ford Wyoming Center – {h/t RHS}

    Hot Springs County High School in Thermopolis was the smallest school in competition and Kelly Walsh with 2,000 students was the largest.

    Riverton received their first superior rating in five years – {h/t RHS}

    Other schools receiving superior ratings were Thunder Basin, Sheridan, Cheyenne East, Kelly Walsh, and Cheyenne South.

    The Riverton drum line is a familiar sound on Friday nights in the fall – {h/t RHS}

    The Wolverine band is under the direction of Dr. Andy Peeks.

    A lot of practice, skill, choreography, and talent go into a marching band – {h/t RHS}

    In addition to building a quality, competitive marching band, the pep band under Peeks’ direction provides a powerful, musical backdrop to Riverton football and basketball games.

    Riverton was one of only four Class 3-A bands to receive a superior rating. {h/t RHS}

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