Denver, CO — According to Director Pat Sieben, the Sonora High School Golden Regiment Band is scheduled to arrive in the greater Denver area at noon today.
The band is set for a concert at Erie High School north of Denver this afternoon. One of the music teachers at Erie is Kendra Abernathy, a Sonora High graduate and the daughter-in-law of the Wildcats´ wrestling coach John Abernathy.
Later today there will be a more formal concert with a performance by the jazz band and the brass choir.
Saturday the band will march in the St. Patrick´s Day Parade in downtown Denver and then meet Colorado Governor Bill Ritter, Jr. during a tour of the state capital.
Sunday afternoon the 201 band members and chaperones will depart for the Mother Lode with an expected arrival time of 4pm Monday.
Written by Bill Johnson