Today is the Day
2:30 AM - After months of preparation, the students of the Pride of the Mountains Marching Band wake up before the sun to load on to the busses that will take them to the heart of the parade route for their rehearsal at 4:00 AM.
On Sunday, the Pride of the Mountains Marching Band spent a day in the city touring and taking in a Broadway show, the week-of parade preparation began. Before departing from Cullowhee, the equipment crew worked meticulously to load the band’s semi-truck with all of the instruments, uniforms, and equipment. Upon arriving back at the hotel at 9:30 pm, the equipment crew prepared to unload the semi-truck.