Melha Shriners Presents Buglers Hall of Fame Competition
SPRINGFIELD — The Melha Shriners announced that its Buglers Hall of Fame competition will be held Saturday, April 18 at 1 p.m. at the Melha Shrine Center, 133 Longhill St., Springfield.
This fifth annual event promises to be the biggest one so far. Drum and bugle corps are musical marching units consisting of brass instruments, percussion instruments, synthesizers, and color guard. “We anticipate more participation this year,” said Dan Benoit, co-chair of the event.
The competition will include drum and bugle corps from throughout New England and New York, beginning with a concert by the Melha Shriners Military Band with colors presented by the Melha Legion of Honor. In addition to the overall corps competition, there will also be an individual brass competition, percussion ensemble competition, and brass ensemble competition. A display of the various units participating in a joint exhibition on the main floor will conclude the event.
The admission fee is $10 at the door. Light refreshments and a cash bar will be available. For more information, contact Benoit at (508) 892-4560 or Jim Marceau at (413) 583-5192. Learn more about this event or the Melha Shriners at melhashriners.com.