Monday, June 17, 2024

Isla Bonita All Star Marching Band thanks supporters


On Saturday, April 6th, the sounds of drumming filled the air as members of the Isla Bonita All Star marching band paraded down middle and front streets. Dressed up in their fine uniforms and enthusiastically performing to the delight of those who lined the streets, the marching band showcased their pride in having performed at the biggest band competition in Belize.Their mini-parade was a show of thanks to the community that helped them get to Belmopan and represent San Pedro Town at Bandfest 2013.

Isla Bonita All Stars Parade-3After the parade, the drummers and dancers were treated to a beach party by Wayo’s. They were even given awards for their hard work during the celebration.

The band committee is moving forward with the band, formally announcing that John Thompson is no longer with the Isla Bonita All Star marching band. He no longer represents the school or the band. The new bandmaster will be announced at a later date. The band is also seeking a corporate sponsor to aid in their efforts.

The committee once again thanks everyone for their continued support, and pledge to work hard to continue representing La Isla Bonita; on the agenda is the Benque Bandfest to be held in July. Details of this event and the fundraising efforts will be announced at a later date.

Those wanting more information may contact the following people: Eve Dirnback at [email protected], Ana Cal at 650-9003 or Addy Trejo at 633-2009.

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