JEFFERSON, NJ – The State Champion Sparta High School marching band performed in their first competition of the year, taking first place. The Marching Spartans performed their program Amadeus, paying tribute to the life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart at the kickoff of the 2015 Tournament of Bands season. 

Jefferson High School hosted the event on Saturday, Sept 19.  The Marching Spartans compete in Group 3 Open class based on their successful 2014 season.  Last year they were the Group 3A Atlantic Coast Champions.

Additional competitions are schedules prior to the NJ State Championships on Oct 27 and the Atlantic Coast Regional Championships on November 1.