Westchester Horizons history

Hawthorne (Westchester County), NY Founded: 1969
The Horizons was formed as a color guard in 1967....then formed the drum corps in 1969...at first it started as a parade corps...then in 1971 became a competing corps as part of the Garden State Circuit, the guard started competing as a winter guard also in the Garden State Circuit. In 1969 the corps had no sponsor and used the American Legion hall in Elmsford, ...in 1972 the corps moved to Hawthorne, with the Hawthorne Fire Dept. as a sponsor, it stayed in Hawthorne until 1974, when it moved top Valhalla, NY with the Valhalla Fire Dept as a sponsor, the last year of competition was 1975 and the last year for the guard was 1976.

[Submitted by Frank Sgammato - October 2007]

YearPositionScore Theme/Songs
1970     More
Americans We by Fillmore, Henry  
1971     Conquest (from Captain From Castile) by Newman, Alfred
Beyond the Blue Horizon by Whiting, Richard; Harling, W. Franke; Robin, Leo  
1972     Fiddler on the Roof Medley by Bock, Jerry; Harnick, Sheldon
Let There Be Peace On Earth by Miller, Jill Jackson; Miller, Sy
I'd Like To Teach The World To Sing by Backer, Bill; Cook, Roger; Davis, Billy; Greenaway, Roger
Black Saddle by Goldsmith, Jerry
Carpenters Medley by The Carpenters  
1973     How the West Was Won by Newman, Alfred

Position 200+ indicates Division II, Position 300+ indicates Division III, Position 999 indicates results unknown

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