Marian Band Earns 7th place Overall at BOA Grand Nationals in Indianapolis

Marian’s Colorguard performs at Grand Nationals at the Lucas Oil Dome. (PHOTO SUPPLIED)

Spartan Band first in Class AA, wins all three AA captions

Indianapolis, IN-(ENEWSPF)- The Marian Catholic High School Marching Band, one of only 12 schools in the nation to reach the finals of the Bands of America Grand Nationals this weekend, captured 7th Place overall on Saturday night at the Lucas Oil Dome in Indianapolis.

Marian also earned first place in Class AA at BOA Grand Nationals, while garnering first place in AA for Outstanding Music Performance, Outstanding Visual Performance and Outstanding General Effect.

The Marian Band also won its 31st consecutive Illinois Marching Band state championship in Class on Oct. 23 at Illinois State University. Marian recently captured third place in the BOA Regionals at Indianapolis, including a first place in Class AA.

Making its record 27th appearance in the BOA Grand Nationals, the Marian Band has won a record seven Grand National Championships, the last coming in 2000. The Spartan Band was the lone Catholic band among the 12 Finals qualifiers, as well as the lone representative from Illinois.

Marian Band at Grand Nationals
The Marian Band performs at Grand Nationals Saturday. (PHOTO SUPPLIED)