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updated: 11/4/2017 5:30 PM

Lake Park band braves rain to prepare for big competition

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  • Josh Falco plays his saxophone in the rain while practicing on the football field with other Lake Park Marching Band members Saturday. The band is going into its last week of rehearsal in preparation for competition in the Bands of America Grand National Championships at Lucas Oil Stadium next weekend in Indianapolis.

      Josh Falco plays his saxophone in the rain while practicing on the football field with other Lake Park Marching Band members Saturday. The band is going into its last week of rehearsal in preparation for competition in the Bands of America Grand National Championships at Lucas Oil Stadium next weekend in Indianapolis.
    Daniel White | Staff Photographer

  • Haley Patel plays her clarinet the rain while practicing on the football field with other Lake Park Marching Band members. The band is going into its last week of rehearsal in preparation for competition in the Bands of America Grand National Championships at Lucas Oil Stadium next weekend in Indianapolis.

      Haley Patel plays her clarinet the rain while practicing on the football field with other Lake Park Marching Band members. The band is going into its last week of rehearsal in preparation for competition in the Bands of America Grand National Championships at Lucas Oil Stadium next weekend in Indianapolis.
    Daniel White | Staff Photographer

 
Daily Herald report

Members of the Lake Park Marching Band didn't let the miserable weather Saturday deter them from practicing their routines as they gear up for the big event: competition in the Bands of America Grand National Championships at Lucas Oil Stadium next weekend in Indianapolis.

The band members practiced on the footfall field at the high school, using plastic wrap to protect their instruments.

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