Band director: Andy Doherty

• Name of high school: Delaware Hayes High School

• Band’s official name: Delaware Hayes Marching Band

• Band director: Andy Doherty, director, and Alan Notestine, assistant director

• Total number of band members, including color guard: 86

• Number of seniors, juniors, sophomores, freshmen: 14 seniors, 17 juniors, 32 sophomores, 21 freshmen and two eighth-graders

• Date of first home halftime show: Aug. 25 against Buckeye Valley

• Halftime show’s theme: Lost in the Woods

• Scheduled special performances:

Sept. 10 -- Horse Parade

Sept. 19 -- Delaware County Fair Performance

Oct. 13 -- Dempsey Band Night (seventh- and eighth-graders join the high school band)

Dec. 3 -- City of Delaware Holiday Parade

• Scheduled competitions:

Sept. 16 -- Location TBD

Sept. 30 -- Location TBD

Oct. 21 -- Location TBD

• Special events: Lahardane, Ireland, St. Patrick’s Day Parade (Tentative) March 2018 

• Name of band boosters: Cadence Club

• Band’s or boosters’ website and/or social-media links:


Facebook: @hayesmarchingband

Twitter: @hayesband and @delawarebands

• Additional details from band director:

This year’s show is titled, Lost in the Woods. Musical selections include March, from Symphonic Metamorphasis by Paul Hindemith, Woods by Bon Iver, and Danse Macabre by Camile Saint-Saens. Lost in the Woods tries to capture the aesthetic of exploring the deep woods in the middle of winter.

.embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; } This is the Delaware Hayes Marching Band's halftime performance from the Pacers' Aug. 25 home opener against Buckeye Valley.