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Festival of bands steps up the energy in Mt. Lebanon

 

Josiah Handelman, a senior at Mt. Lebanon High School, reacts as he plays the cymbal with the Blue Devil Marching Band on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at the 23rd Annual Festival of Bands at Mt. Lebanon High School in Mt. Lebanon. (Haley Nelson/Post-Gazette)
Members of the South Park High School Marching Band dance to the music of another band before they take the field. (Haley Nelson/Post-Gazette)
South Park High School Marching Band helmets sit on a rack before the festival. (Haley Nelson/Post-Gazette)
The South Park High School band marches onto the field under a crescent moon. (Haley Nelson/Post-Gazette)
The color guard from South Park High School Marching Band joke and sing before they take to the field. (Haley Nelson/Post-Gazette)
The South Fayette High School Little Green Machine band performs. (Haley Nelson/Post-Gazette)
A Mt. Lebanon High School Blue Devil twirls a flag. (Haley Nelson/Post-Gazette)