Despite COVID, band plays on

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■ Aurora Marching Huskies complete band camp, prepare for unique season

  • Fully embracing Thursday’s “beach day” theme for Aurora’s 2020 band camp were, from left, trumpeters Cole Krejci (9), Emi Huls (9) and Wyatt James (10). News-Register/Cheyenne Rowe
    Fully embracing Thursday’s “beach day” theme for Aurora’s 2020 band camp were, from left, trumpeters Cole Krejci (9), Emi Huls (9) and Wyatt James (10). News-Register/Cheyenne Rowe
  • Not one to miss out on the action of a themed band camp day, instructor Dan Sodomka sported a festive Hawaiian shirt while giving his band pointers. News-Register/Cheyenne Rowe
    Not one to miss out on the action of a themed band camp day, instructor Dan Sodomka sported a festive Hawaiian shirt while giving his band pointers. News-Register/Cheyenne Rowe
  • Aurora marching band members spent Thursday charting out a few of their songs. The “beach day” theme was brought to life with festive outfits, and a rather hot and humid climate. From left, seniors Callie Gaskill and Journey Thornbrugh look cool in their shades. News-Register/Cheyenne Rowe
    Aurora marching band members spent Thursday charting out a few of their songs. The “beach day” theme was brought to life with festive outfits, and a rather hot and humid climate. From left, seniors Callie Gaskill and Journey Thornbrugh look cool in their shades. News-Register/Cheyenne Rowe
  • Aurora senior Bailey Howland completed her band camp look with a grass skirt. She returns for another year as part of the color guard. News-Register/Cheyenne Rowe
    Aurora senior Bailey Howland completed her band camp look with a grass skirt. She returns for another year as part of the color guard. News-Register/Cheyenne Rowe
Nothing seems to slow the Aurora High School marching band as they complete their week-long band camp in anticipation of the upcoming season. While the performances may look different and competitions have been canceled, director Dan Sodomka is optimistic as he looks to the future. “Band camp was very successful,” he noted. “I was a bit nervous coming into this year’s camp. We have not been…

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