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September 20th, 2013 by Arcadia Weekly
This year’s Arcadia Festival of Bands will celebrate the 60th consecutive band competition and will present its Diamond Jubilee on Saturday, November 16, 2013. This event is hosted by the bands of Arcadia High School, Dana, First Avenue and Foothills Middle Schools. Forty schools from throughout Southern California will take part in the Band Review and a dozen will also perform in the Field Tournament.
Arcadia Festival of Bands has been sponsored by Arcadia since 1953, and is now the longest running band festival in the state. Hosted by Arcadia High School, it is coordinated by the Arcadia Music Club who provides 400 volunteers throughout the day.
There are three parts to the competition. The first is the Parade Band Review on Baldwin Ave. A percussion competition will follow and is held on the Arcadia High School campus, and lastly, the Field Tournament will be held at the Citrus College stadium in Glendora in the late afternoon.
You can support this great event in many ways, however, the easiest way is to become a sponsor and/or placing an advertising in the festival program. Personal ads to support your kids are also available . Our ads starts at a business card size for $40 up to a full page ad for $200. Last year, the program sold to over 4,000 spectators during the day and evening competitions. This year we are expecting more than 6,000 people will attend the festival . To get the forms, please go to http://www.arcadiamusic.org/afob. The deadline is October 20, 2013
Your support of this program with a sponsorship, advertisement, or donations would be greatly appreciated. The proceeds from this event will go back to our students and are used to purchase instruments, pay for instruction, uniforms, and much more for the music programs at the Arcadia middle schools and high school.
All donations are tax deductible.
If you have any questions or need more information on this event, please e mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org Thank you for your support.