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Band is Named WCNC Band of the Season
The Piedmont Marching Band was named the WCNC Band of the Season on Thursday, December 2 after a week-long online voting campaign. The band received 34% of the 13,195 votes cast and earned a live spot on WCNCâ€™s Friday Night Frenzy aired at 11:15 p.m. The band performed a promotional song of â€œThe Grinchâ€ and were then greeted by one of the hostâ€™s of Friday Night Frenzy as cameras circulated during the bandâ€™s live performance of â€œSeptemberâ€ and the Piedmont fight song.
The announcement of WCNC Band of the Season was made at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 2. The band immediately began making plans to travel to the WCNC studios where they would record a performance at 9:00 p.m. and would then appear live at 11:15 during their Friday Night Frenzy segment. The band was treated to hot chocolate and a meet-and-greet with some of the news personalities while at the WCNC studios.
Written by: Donna Helms, Web Editor
Posted: Dec 06, 2010 by Donna Helms