WOHS Marching Mountaineers to host annual invitational Oct. 8

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange High School Marching Mountaineers will host its fourth annual invitational competition on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 6 to 9 p.m., at Suriano Stadium at West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Ave.

West Orange will perform in exhibition, as is customary for the host of the competition. The award-winning West Orange Mountaineers will perform their 2016 program, “Defying Gravity,” featuring “To Tame the Perilous Skies,” by David Holsinger; “Diamonds,” as sung by Rihanna; and “Defying Gravity,” from the musical “Wicked.”

Many area high school marching bands will compete in the invitational, including Piscataway, West Milford, Verona, Roxbury, Morris Hills, Passaic County Technical Institute and Livingston. The event will conclude with the award presentations in different categories, including best overall effect, best visual, best music, best percussion and best color guard.

Tickets for the invitational are charged. Food will be available at the concession stand throughout the competition. For more information about the WOHS invitational, contact Richard Adelsohn at invitational@wohsmusic.org or visit wohsmusic.org.