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Hopkins Band Celebrates the Beach Boys

hopkins marching bandThis year the marching band is celebrating the Beach Boys 60th year anniversary by performing 4 of their top hits: I Get Around, Help Me Rhonda, Kokomo, and Fun Fun Fun. The band traveled to the Otsego Marching Invitational and took 2nd place in class C with awards of excellence in marching, music, percussion, and color guard as well as taking the caption of "Best Music". The band also traveled to the Hastings Marching Festival and took 1st place in class C with awards of excellence in music, marching, and percussion. They were also awarded the captions of "Best Marching", "Best Drum Majors", and "Best Percussion" in their class. The band also participated in District Marching Band Festival on October 12th at East Kentwood and received a first division rating. The band finished the season performing at Hopkins home football games.


Author: Jessica Williams, Hopkins Public Schools