Alva Review-Courier -

By Braeden Cook
AHS reporter 

AHS Band sounds off with early morning practice


September 9, 2016

Lynn Martin

AHS performs at halftime during the Alva vs. Thomas game. Early morning practices have paid off for the Band of Gold.

The Alva Band of Gold has early morning rehearsal at 7:30 a.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. They use the time to prepare for contests, football games and parades.

"Early morning rehearsals are important to our overall success as a band. Between parades, field show and pep band music there isn't enough time during regular class to get it all done," said Cara Bradt, Alva High School band director.

To prepare for football games, the band must practice pep band music and the halftime show. A few of the pep band songs this year are "Just Do It," "Bang Bang" and "Hey Song." The halftime...

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