BENTON CENTRAL JR./SR. HIGH SCHOOL BISON MARCHING BAND

OXFORD, INDIANA

 

2016 Band Day

Year 2016
Director Michael A. Richardson
Auxiliary Directors Deborah Eide, Jessica Field
Additional Staff Ritchie Reeves, Matt Hutson, Clayton Henady, Jon Eifler, Amy Allen, Clayton Crozier, Maddison Kintner, Mike Jamieson, Lindsay Knee, Amanda Douglas
Drum Majors Alexandra Hicks, Jasmine Simonton
Show Theme/Title The Olympian Spirit
Repertoire Olympiada (by Samual Hazo)
Palladio (by Karl Jenkins)
Piano Concerto No. 2, Mvt. 2 (by Sergei Rachmaninoff)
Total Members 81
Band Day 37th place
Band Day Score Prelims - 47.20

 

 

Year 2015
Director Michael A. Richardson
Auxiliary Director Deborah Eide
Additional Staff Ritchie Reeves, Mark Sternberg, Jeff Williams, Amy Allen, Rania El-Kareh, Zach Hiscox, Mike Jamieson, Drew Berger
Drum Majors Alexandra Hicks, Brooke Carter
Show Theme/Title Eclipse
Repertoire Helios Overture (by Carl Nielsen)
The Darkness is Always Soft (by Ryan Fraley)
Sun Dancing (by David Shaffer)
Total Members 71
Band Day 34th place
Band Day Score Prelims - 39.00

 

 

Year 2014
Director Michael A. Richardson
Auxiliary Director Bailey Houston
Additional Staff Matt Hutson - Percussion, Ritchie Reeves - Music, Jeff Williams - Drill
Drum Majors Kaitlin Campbell, Alexandra Hicks
Show Theme/Title Tonight, We Dream
Repertoire Dreams and Proclamations (by Roland Barrett)
I Dreamed a Dream (by Schonberg/arr. Bocook)
Not Afraid to Dream (by Brian Balmages)
Total Members 62
Band Day 27th place
Band Day Score Prelims - 46.10
Other Activities - 2014/2015 School Year
ISSMA All-Music Band Department Award

 

 

Year 2013
Band Day Did not participate

 

 

Year 2012
Director Michael A. Richardson
Auxiliary Directors Ashleigh Baker, Allison Kastner
Additional Staff David Aldridge - Percussion Director, Ritchie Reeves - Music, Jeff Williams - Drill
Drum Major Kaitlin Campbell
Field Commander Aidan Brown
Show Theme/Title Phantom of the Opera
Repertoire Phantom of the Opera
Music of the Night
Masquerade
Total Members 47
Band Day 40th place
Band Day Score Prelims - 39.25
Other Events Purdue Band Day

 

 

Years 1988 - 2011
Band Day  Did not participate

 

 

Year 1987
Director Rick Kirkham
Repertoire Championship
Old Time Rock & Roll
Twist & Shout
Barbara Ann
Wipeout
Louie Louie
Total Members 78
Band Day 27th place
Band Day Score Prelims - 56.75

 

 

Year 1986
Director Rick Kirkham
Total Members 119
Band Day 33rd place
Band Day Score Prelims - 47.80

 

 

Year 1985
Director Rick Kirkham
Total Members 96
Band Day 28th place
Band Day Score Prelims - 46.63

 

 

Year 1984
Director Rick Kirkham
Total Members 164
Band Day 25th place
Band Day Score Prelims - 55.09

 

 

Year 1983
Director Rick Kirkham
Total Members 132
Band Day 26th place
Band Day Score Prelims - 44.70

 

 

Year 1982
Director Rick Kirkham
Total Members 103
Band Day 23rd place
Band Day Score Prelims - 671

 

 

Year 1981
Director Rick Kirkham
Total Members 129
Band Day 26th place
Band Day Score Prelims - 740

 

 

Year 1980
Director Rick Kirkham
Total Members 86
Band Day 32nd place
Band Day Score Prelims - 699

 

 

Year 1979
Director Rick Kirkham
Total Members 101
Band Day 32nd place
Band Day Score Prelims - 752

 

 

Year 1978
Director Rick Kirkham
Total Members 102
Band Day 34th place
Band Day Score Prelims - 725

 

 

Years 1966 - 1977
Band Day Did not participate

 

 

Note: School opened in 1966 as a consolidation of several schools that began in 1961 including Ambia (1968), Boswell (1968), Earl Park (1961), Fowler (1968), Freeland Park (1963), Montmorenci (1966), Otterbein (1966), Oxford (1968), Pine Township (1961), and Wadena (1961)