Sport of the Arts: A Look from the Rookies

By Sean Nguyen, Yoo-Bin Kwon, Hannah Bang, Garv Jain, and Erin Chen

As spring sports continue, an activity stands out among the rest as not just a sport, but a sport of the arts: marching band. Originally set to take place in the fall, complications have converted what would have been a full season into a shortened version lasting only a few weeks. Despite this, many have resolutely decided to step out of their comfort zone and dive into the unconventional season. The newest members of the marching band reflect on their initial motivations to join, and what marching band means to them.

This story was originally published on tjTODAY on May 3, 2021.