Yanco Ag drummers to entertain field day visitors

Yanco Agricultural High School’s drum corps will entertain at the field days.

Field day visitors will be entertained by the Yanco Agricultural High School drum corps at The Stump on Wednesday, September 19.

The drum corps is an integral part of the history and tradition of the school, and has won many awards for their performances.

Students from Year 8 to 12 make up the drum corps and play at official school functions such as Anzac Day ceremonies, formal assemblies, the beach carnival march past, athletics carnival, performance night and grandparent’s day.

They have been invited to play at many public functions including the secondary principal’s conference in Albury, Kids Rapt on Performing in Griffith, the Youth Olympics in Sydney, ICPA, CWA conferences and last year’s Henty Machinery Field Days.

The Yanco drummers also provide coaching for young students, have performed at the School Spectacular in Sydney, and agricultural shows, including Weethalle, Condobolin and Rankins Springs.

The drummers were requested to provide special guest performances at the official opening of Education Week, Wagga, the Leeton Town Band Spectacular, the Murrumbateman Field Days, the Leeton Eisteddfod and the 2017 Condobolin Tattoo.

Under the guidance of YAHS music teacher Alan Rodrigues the drummers practice a variety of drumming styles and complex routines.

They will entertain field day patrons at The Stump on 12.30pm on Wednesday, September 19.