The University of Maine Pride of Maine Marching Band will perform during pregame and halftime of Hermon High School’s Sept. 20 football game with Camden Hills Regional High School. The pregame show begins at 6:45 p.m. The host Hawks’ contest with the Windjammers kicks off at 7 p.m.
Christopher White directs UMaine’s Pride of Maine Marching Band, which includes 88 musicians, dancers and majorettes.
“We are excited to return to Hermon,” says White. “Playing in the local community is always a rewarding experience. In fact, it is somewhat of a homecoming event for one of our band members who is a Hermon High School alumna.”
UMaine dance team member Morgan Robinson, a sophomore early childhood education major, graduated in 2012 from Hermon High School.
The UMaine band’s halftime “Fire and Ice” show features fire batons, kick lines and dancing musicians.
The band is one of the music ensembles within UMaine’s School of Performing Arts. It plays at major university events and football games and makes special guest appearances, including performing at the American Folk Festival in Bangor.