2014 Production

Production Title: Club Tchaikovsky
Band Director: Michael Moreland
Instructional Staff: Michael Moreland, Muisc and Marching
Carl Alexander - Battery
David Brooks - Percussion
Jordan Korando - Color Guard
Concept: 2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the Crimson Express. Keeping with our tradition of unique show designs, the 2014 Crimson Express presents "Club Tchaikovsky", a musical journey through some of the composer's greatest works, with a twist. Using the themes from "1812 Overture", "March Slave", and "The Nutcracker", the band takes the listener through several different venues: A BeBop Jazz Club, a Traditional Big Band Club, a Blues Club, and a Funk/Hip-Hop Club
  Competitions and Awards
Tiger Ambush Classic - Edwardsville, Illinois - September 20, 2014
First Place in Class A
Best Visual
Best Percussion
Washington Missouri Marching Band Festival - Washington, Missouri - October 4, 2014
First Place in Class B (in Prelims)
Best Music, Best Visual, Best Color Guard (in Prelims)
3rd overall and Best Visual (in Finals)
Mckendree University Preview of Champions - Lebanon, Illinois - October 11, 2014
First place Class 2A
Best Music
Best Visual
Best Color Guard
Best General Effect
Best Percussion
Grand Champion in Class 1A and 2A
SIU Music in Motion - Carbondale, IL - October 18, 2014
First Place in Class C
Best Percussion
Best Color Guard
Best Color Guard regardless of Class
Pinckneyville Mardi Gras - Pinckneyville, Illinois - October 25, 2014
First Place in AA
Best Percussion
Best Soloist
Best Color Guard