KUCHING: The St Joseph’s School Band will hold a sneak preview of its performance for an upcoming competition in the United States at the school premises today .
The 73-member band has spent the past few months working on its drill show based on Piano Concerto No 2 by Sergei Rachmaninoff.
They will go to the US on Sept 16 to participate in the US Bands Yamaha Cup at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey.
The pre-trip performance, which starts at 7.45pm, is an opportunity for the local audience and supporters to experience the band’s drill show.
The US event will be the band’s fourth overseas outing and second international competition.
In 2013, the band won the show band category at the German Open Championships. It also took part in a marching band festival in Italy in 2004 and performed a concert at Singapore’s Yong Siew Toh Conservatory in 2012.
For enquiries about the pre-trip show, please call SMK St Joseph at 082-240 885.