The East Cobb school once again will be performing in the Tournament of Roses Parade on New Year's Day.
Monday, December 31, 2012
If it's New Year's Day, the Lassiter High School marching band must be in action. It certainly seems that way, as Lassiter will be one of 26 bands included Tuesday in the Tournament of Roses parade in Pasadena, Calif. It will be the fourth time Lassiter has been invited to the parade, which is more than a precursor to the Rose Bowl football game between Wisconsin and Stanford later Tuesday. The parade is one of the signature events of New Year's Day, with or without a pigskin in play. Here's a message from Lassiter band director Alfred Watkins: We are honored to represent Lassiter High School, our Lassiter community, Marietta, and the state of Georgia in the Tournament of Roses Parade on New Year's Day 2013. The students have been working …
A send-off concert featuring music from the upcoming Tournament of Roses takes place Thursday in the gym.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The Lassiter High School marching band will have a Tournament of Roses Parade send-off concert Thursday in the school gymnasium. The concert, which starts at 7:30 p.m., will feature music the band will play in the New Year's Day parade on the streets of Pasadena, Calif. The band also will perform music from its 2012 halftime show, "The Music of Ron Nelson." The concert is open to the public and is free of charge. Lassiter is located at 2601 Shallowford Road, just north of Sandy Plains Road. The Lassiter Band will be making its fourth trip to the Tournament of Roses Parade, following appearances in 1988, 2001 and 2005. Over the years Lassiter bands also have marched multiple times in the Orange Bowl Parade and the Macy's Thanksgiving Day …