Music: School Bands

To celebrate no particular holiday or hero but to show their own prowess, 42 brass bands marched the streets of Tulsa, Okla., last week, then all played together a concert under Bandmaster John Philip Sousa. This grand and noisy occasion was the climax of the Sixth National High School Band Contest. Joliet, Ill. played best of the big schools, Hobart, Ind. of the middle-sized schools, West De Pere, Wis. of the small schools. Fortnight ago in Cleveland the best orchestras came from Cleveland's Glenville High School, East Chicago's Roosevelt High School, Decatur,...

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