Muncie Central takes State Fair Band Day Title

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Indianapolis – For the first time in four years, a band other than Winchester Community High School has won the Indiana State Fair Band Day competition. The Spirit of Muncie Band and Guard, newly formed after the consolidation of the Muncie Central and Muncie Southside High Schools, took home the title Saturday night.

Performing their show entitled “The Anatomy of Composition: Poetry, Art & Music,” the Spirit of Muncie won the top prize, something that Muncie Southside had not been able to do since 2008 and Muncie Central hadn’t done since 1953.

Here’s the “Sweet 16” final placing:

  1. Muncie Central High School
  2. Winchester Community High School
  3. Richmond High School
  4. Anderson High School
  5. Centerville High School
  6. Jay County High School
  7. Noblesville High School
  8. Northeastern Jr./Sr. High School
  9. Kokomo High School
  10. Hagerstown Jr./Sr. High School
  11. Monroe Central Jr./Sr. High School
  12. Mooresville High School
  13. Southmont High School
  14. Frankton Jr./Sr. High School
  15. Yorktown High School
  16. West Lafayette High School