2010 Cascades Half Summer Reflection
As with all corps, the beginning of a summer tour holds high hopes, mysterious unknowns and surprise downers.
It is always exciting when your summer begins in your hometown. With seven Northwest events, the corps kicked off their 2010 season with the Seattle Xperience Marching Band Clinic followed by the NYMA Annual Auction at Husky Stadium. Powerful and supportive events, the members felt nothing but love as they continued on their 12,000 mile journey. Next up, the competitive events of Portland, Tri-Cities and Boise proved to the members how much their hard work was paying off. The audiences were pleasantly surprised at how awesome the show was! At every show the Cascades got a standing ovation, which is the best reward a performer can get. These first few shows scored in the high 60’s, about 5 points higher than the start of the 2009 season.
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