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West Orange High School Music Boosters Seek Volunteers for Second Annual Invitational Oct. 11

The WOHS Mountaineer Marching Band performs at the inaugural Invitational on October 15, 2013. Credits: Cynthia Cumming

WEST ORANGE, NJ - On Saturday, October 11, the West Orange High School Marching Mountaineers will hold their Second Annual Music Band Invitational, and volunteers are needed to make this year's event as successful as last year's inaugural featuring marching bands from across Northern New Jersey.

The West Orange High School Music Booster Club is looking for community volunteers to assist on several levels. PTA  parents, sports parents, former WOHS parents involved in marching band, and West Orange High School alumni are asked to donate some of their time to establish the Invitational as a premier Marching Band event that will continue to build pride in the students and community.

The WOHS Marcing Mountaineers will close the show with an exhibition performance of this year's routine This year’s show is called “The Endless Cycle,” based on the cycle of the four seasons. The band features pieces from famous contemporary composers including Aaron Copland, George Gershwin, and Grammy-winner Eric Whitacre.

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Some areas in need of volunteers include Main Gate, Ticket Sales, Food Sales, Food Prep, Hospitality, Air grams, Spirit Wear, Traffic and Security. Volunteers will be needed between 3:00 and 10:00 pm with additional times for set up and breakdown.

In addition to the event, a journal is planned. The community is also welcome to participate by purchasing an ad. To download a copy of the ad form, which is due Sept. 19, go here.

For a complete list of volunteer opportunities and to learn more about the West Orange High School Marching Band Invitational, visit the WOHS Music Booster website at or email


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