2014 SCVonTour: Memorial Day Weekend & Move-In
It was a busy Memorial Day weekend in the South Bay as nearly 150 members of the 2014 Santa Clara Vanguard descended on The King’s Academy in Sunnyvale, CA for the kick-off of the summer! The vast majority of the brass and color guard sections arrived Friday evening and were joined by the percussion section, who had nearly commandeered a Virgin America flight to SFO and another flight to SJC from the Dallas area, after a week of rehearsals at University of North Texas.
ImageOn Sunday afternoon, the trek to our far Northern California home at College of the Siskiyous in Weed, CA began at 2PM. We’ve been heading to COS for our pre-tour for the last six years. Everyone who attends is always in awe of the incredible surroundings of towering pine trees, the huge number and size of pine cones, the calm and remoteness of the area and the incredible majesty and power of Mt. Shasta, directly behind us. We feel privileged to be in such a spot – nearly 4000 feet above sea level – to begin our summer each year, and are subconsciously inspired by our surroundings to step up our level of awareness.
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