Bruning-Davenport USD

      School Mascot: The Storm

      School Colors: Black/Blue/Silver

      How many students are in your school? 53

      How many are in your band? 30

      Is your school consolidated? Yes

      When did it consolidate? Unified in 2000

      With what other towns? Bruning and Davenport

      How many people live in your town? Both have approximately 325 residents

      What towns are your students from? Bruning, Davenport, Carleton and Alexandria

      How many years has your band been attending the HOH? 40+

      Miles traveled to Grand Island: 90 miles

      What songs will the band be playing this year? "Into the Clouds" by Richard Saucedo

      Why did you choose those songs? This song is in a meter of 3, which makes it very unique for marching band (most bands play songs in a meter of 2 or 4). The piece also starts with a strong, yet exposed introduction of the melody and ends with a powerful restatement of that same melody.

      What previous awards has your band won? 2nd place Class D & 2nd place Overall at 2014 Yorkfest Band Competition; Finished 4th place in Class D at Harvest of Harmony last 2 years, and in top 5 last 5 years.

      Interesting facts or trivia: Recently traveled to Winter Park, CO, to compete in the Winter Park Ski-Music Festival

      Drum Majors or Majorettes: Jaycie Hoins

      Band Director: Brian Leisher

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