By Kristen Laine
Every fall, marching bands take to the sphere in a uniquely American ritual. For hundreds of thousands of children, band is a ceremony of passage—a first foray into management and grownup accountability, and an opportunity to benefit what it capacity to be part of a neighborhood. Nowhere is band extra severe than at harmony highschool in Elkhart, Indiana, the place the complete city is concerned with the luck of its protecting country champion band, the Marching Minutemen.
In where the place this practice could have originated, within the urban that turned the band device capital of the realm, band is a faith. yet it’s now not the single religion—as mythical director Max Jones discovers while conflicting notions of religion and goal collide in the course of his ultimate yr as director. during this intimate chronicle, the band marches via a season that begins in wish and promise, progresses via uncertainty and sadness, and ends, eventually, in redemption.
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American Band: Music, Dreams, and Coming of Age in the Heartland by Kristen Laine