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Page 173 text:
The Pep Band is a strictly All-Volunteer group whose lively music helps to build spirit at all the home Bas¬ ketball games and Pep as¬ semblies . The theme from " Rocky " was a particular favorite with the fans. The Pep Band Members Are: ROW ONE: K. Grahlmann, G. Nelson, L. Hoben, L. Boussemaere, B. Melaas, P. Mirr, S. Brolander, N. Burkert, K. Kludy, L. Lear, J. Kotecki. ROW TWO: M. Kuen- ning, J. Petrilli, L. Tucker, L. Schwartzkopf, L. Christensen, S. Fritts, G. La whom, B. Brugge- man, D. Soady, B. Bahnks, L. Misfeldt. ROW THREE: E. Ban- nas, K. Farmer, D. Bosworth, T. Leonhard, B. Depaepe, D. Moh- lenbruck, F. Johnson, J. Rankin, D. Kotecki, R. Bonnett, M. An¬ derson, K. Lesher. ROW FOUR: B. Sedgwick, S. Fowler, P. Hult- gren, M. Lyon, J. Meeker, H. Garza, B. Daw , R. Chamberlain, M. Van Blair, M. Hurlbutt, D. Williams, D. Cleaveland, C. Koehler, S. Turner. ROW FIVE: B. Grabau, S. Andresen, B. Short, J. Heber, B. Ferm, D. Barnett, and B. Kelly. Band 169
Page 172 text:
■■■■■■ ■ Jazz, Jazz And All That Jazz! 168 Band Approximately 30 students participate in Jazz Band. The first appearance of the year was at the open¬ ing of the Great River Pla¬ za in downtown Rock Is¬ land. An all-district Jazz Band festival was inaugurated this year, and all of our students (the highest num¬ ber of the 20 schools par¬ ticipating) attended the 12- county event. Concerts at other schools and a spe¬ cial guest appearance by the Rocky Jazz Band were highlights of the year. Kevin Farmer, Rob Chamberlain, Marty Van Blair, and Brian Daw help make the most music in the trumpet section. r- V. liiii Jacki Rankin, gives it all she has for the Jazz Band. Barb Melaas demonstrates Jazz pi¬ ano stylings while Jeff Oestreich and Chris Budelier look on. Tim Schultz observes the progress of a small bug on the ceiling.
Page 174 text:
They Beat The Drums, Play The Horns Having to march in one of the rainiest season, did not dampen the spirit or the pride of the Marching Rocks. Appearing at all of the home football games and marching in the Milan Festival and Homecoming parades, the Band repre¬ sented their school well. They also performed at Morton and Morris, Illi¬ nois , bringing home the second place trophy at Morton. The Band suc¬ cessfully defended their first place status at the Western Illinois Universi¬ ty Homecoming parade and was awarded the Winners trophy for the third time. The Color Guard Members are: ROW ONE: T. Shedd, M. Wisen- burg. ROW TWO: D. Spah, S. Adams, A. Martin, S. Hollowell, S. Meyer, B. Johnston, R. Reid, and M. Hudson. " Ready? , Drum Major Jane Ko- tecki is. • 1 In charge of the Band are the ' ' Band Commanders ' ' ; Miriam Anderson, Jane Kotecki, and Marty Van Blair.
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