As members of the Johnson Central High School Marching Band entered their first week of a new band camp in July, they did so with some new instruments, thanks in part to Grammy Award-winner and Johnson Central alumnus Chris Stapleton.
New saxophones, flutes and trumpets glittered in the sun as the band members took to the football field for their second day of camp.
“It’s amazing how far we’ve come in the four years I’ve been here,” said Martina Lutz, the director of bands at Johnson Central. “For the marching band I’ve got close to 50 people, that’s up from around 20 or so from when I took over.”
With the sun beating down, section leaders gave tips to their younger band mates and members of the flag corps twirled and marched their way into position.
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