The LV Marching Band is a progressive & active ensemble in which the primary function is to educate students through the learning process and performance of a competition level “field show”. The typical marching band season begins in June and ends in October with the majority of the competitions and festivals being in October. Rehearsals for this ensemble begin in the summer ending with a 5-day band camp the week before school begins. During the school year, the LV Marching Band rehearses every Monday/Wednesday/Friday during 1st period class time and every Tuesday/Thursday from 7:15 a.m. through 1st period class time. Even more time is required for students on “drum-line” and “front-line” percussion. Although it is not the primary purpose of this ensemble, the LV Marching Band can provide support at home football games, pep rallies, and other school or community functions in the fall.