Madison Life and Times Summer 2016 - Page 14

COVER STORY | Marching Highlanders Before stepping onto the practice field – or, in the case of the Marching Highlanders, the Anderson High School parking lot — band directors will hand out sheet music and drill patterns. Musical arrangers and drill designers have been working for months to set the year’s program. There’s practice every day but Sunday, up to 30 or 40 hours per week. Yet, eve