Elmwood-Murdock Public School

School Mascot: Knights

School Colors: Black/Silver/White

How many students are in your school? K-12: 396

How many are in your band? 54

School founded: 1990

Is your school consolidated? Yes

When did it consolidate? 1990

With what other towns? Elmwood, Murdock, Alvo, Manley and Unadilla

How many people live in your town? Murdock- 300, Elmwood- 800

How many years has your band been attending the HOH? Since 1996 as a consistent competitor

What songs will the band be playing this year? "A Spanish Festival"

Why did you choose those songs? The Latin music will excite the crowd.

What previous awards has your band won?

  • Applejack Parade: 1st in 2007-2010, 2013-2014; 2nd in 2006 and 2012; 3rd in 2005
  • Harvest of Harmony: 1st in 2010; 2nd in 2007-2009; 3rd in 2012; 4th in 2011, 2005; 5th in 2013
  • District Superior Plaque in 2012, 2009, 2008, 2006, 2003

Facts/Trivia: 2014 - Disney World Tour; 2010 - Washington D.C. Tour; 2006 - Chicago Tour

Drum Majors or Majorettes: Brenna Backemeyer

Band Director: Michael Hanson; Assistant - Dale Vanderford

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