On Saturday, October 24, the Pirate Brigade traveled to Ware County to compete in the Sound of Gold Marching Band Competition.
This year’s show was named the Greatest Generation with songs from the WWII era such as Patriotic Fanfare, Captain America March, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, Sing, Sing, Sing, Honor and American Closer.
This year’s show has been one of the best and has caused many tears and emotions from the crowd. In spite of the difficulties COVID-19 has placed on them, the Pirate Brigade has excelled this year and Director Jonathn Hickox gives all the praise and glory to God for making it possible.
The following awards were received at the Sound of Gold Band Competition.
Drum Major - Superior
Color Guard - Superior
Pit percussion - Superior
Field Percussion - Superior
Band 1 - Superior
Band 2 - Superior
Band 3 - Superior
Overall - Superior
Best in class for AAAA - Color Guard/Auxiliary
Best AAAA Band - Best in Class
Drum Major - Second Place
Color Guard/Auxiliary - First Place
Pit Percussion - Third Place
Field Percussion - Third Place
Overall Band - Appling County
And of course last but definitely not least, GRAND CHAMPIONS!!