Green Thunder to Host Local Contest
Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 - 12:37 PM
By Christopher Lugo
Join Green Thunder Percussion (GTP) on Sunday, February 24, at Batavia High School in Batavia, Ill., as GTP hosts its 2013 Home Show in conjunction with the MidWest Color Guard Circuit. After placing first (79.10) at the 2013 WGI Indianapolis Percussion Regional, Green Thunder looks to bring the "rEvolution" to its hometown crowd for this exciting event!
This MidWest Color Guard Circuit contest features 23 winter guard and percussion ensembles starting at 11:30 AM Central. Tickets sold at the door are $8 for adults and $7 for students, children and seniors.
Green Thunder Percussion Home Show - MidWest Color Guard CircuitBatavia, IL
Date: Sunday, February 24, 2013
Venue: Batavia HS
Event Information: http://www.midwestcolorguard.com/2013/022413BataviaContestInfo.pdf
Contest Schedule: http://www.midwestcolorguard.com/2013/022413BataviaSchedule.pdf
The full lineup includes:
11:30 AM - National Anthem Performance
11:35 AM - Chesterton MS
11:42 AM - Armada Cadets
11:49 AM - Allegiance Cadets
11:56 AM - Glenbrook South
12:03 PM - Greendale
12:10 PM - Sound InSight
12:17 PM - Argo
12:24 PM - Round Lake
12:31 PM - Niles West
12:38 PM - Fond du Lac
12:45 PM - Plainfield
1:20 PM - Bettendorf
1:28 PM - Limestone
1:36 PM - Lockport
1:44 PM - Chesterton HS
1:52 PM - Batavia
2:00 PM - Plainfield
2:08 PM - Allegiance
2:30 PM - Argo High School
2:40 PM - Shadow Indoor
2:50 PM - Nexus Percussion
3:00 PM - Pio Indoor
3:10 PM - Green Thunder Percussion
*Times Subject to Change
Directions to Batavia High School
FROM THE NORTH: I-90 west towards Rockford/ Exit at RT 31South/ Take through St. Charles, and Geneva/ Turn right on Main St./ School will be on the right.
FROM THE SOUTH: Take RT 30or Lincoln Highway west towards Aurora/Take until Lake St or RT 31/Turn Right, heading north/Turn left on Main St./School will be on the right.
FROM THE EAST: I-88 west to exit Rt 31 exit/turn left onto Rt 31 heading north/ turns into Batavia Ave/Turn left onto Main St./School will be on right.
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About Green Thunder Percussion (GTP)
Green Thunder Percussion (GTP) is an Independent Open Class marching percussion ensemble participating in the Winter Guard International (WGI) circuit. GTP is open to young men in the Chicago area, and concurrently serves as an ideal preparation resource for those interested in auditioning for The Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps. Through performance opportunities in competitive and non-competitive environments across the Midwest, Green Thunder Percussion provides a percussion outlet for advanced players under the instruction of some of the most talented and skilled percussive educators in the nation.
Green Thunder Percussion is proudly presented by The Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps of Rosemont, Ill.
About The Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps
Founded in 1948, The Cavaliers are one of the most successful drum and bugle corps in history, winning 20 national championships, including seven Drum Corps International world championships since 1992. Each summer, 150 male brass, percussion and color guard performers aged 16-22 present a marching music show considered among the most challenging and original in the world.
The group performs at more than 30 competitions across the US and for more than 100,000 fans. Along the way, the young men not only learn about music and performing, but have a life-changing experience based on excellence, teamwork and camaraderie.
The Cavaliers Drum & Bugle Corps is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization sponsored by The Village of Rosemont, Illinois.