A figurative story of a fantastical creature that comes to life by using the power, force and strength that propels a locomotive.

This tale is told through music, movement, costumes and dance. The music represents the power of the train as it races through time calling upon the darkness.

 

Michigan Competing Band Association Results

 

Bands of America Results

 

Other links

 

2004 Show Shirt2004 Show Shirt 2004 Show Shirt Back2004 Show Shirt Back Ann Arbor News (December 12): Blake, a student at Plymouth Salem High School shivered after playing in the sixth annual tuba Christmas concert Saturday in Ann ArborAnn Arbor News (December 12): Blake, a student at Plymouth Salem High School shivered after playing in the sixth annual tuba Christmas concert Saturday in Ann Arbor Observer Article (June 13): Covering upcoming DCI hosted by the PCMBObserver Article (June 13): Covering upcoming DCI hosted by the PCMB Observer Article (June 17): `Summer Games` DCI show hosted by PCMB Observer Article (June 17): `Summer Games` DCI show hosted by PCMB Observer Article (July 25th): Featuring `Phoenix`, the band that rose from the graduates of the PCMB pep bandObserver Article (July 25th): Featuring `Phoenix`, the band that rose from the graduates of the PCMB pep band Observer Article (September 5th): PCMB preparation for new season - Page 1Observer Article (September 5th): PCMB preparation for new season - Page 1 Observer Article (September 5th): PCMB preparation for new season - Page 2Observer Article (September 5th): PCMB preparation for new season - Page 1 Observer Article (September 16): Our first show of the new 2004 seasonObserver Article (September 16): Our first show of the new 2004 season Observer Article (September 20): BOA Regionals - Page 1Observer Article (September 20): BOA Regionals - Page 1 Observer Article (September 20): BOA Regionals - Page 2Observer Article (September 20): BOA Regionals - Page 1 Regionals TicketsRegionals Tickets Observer Article (October 3): Promoting upcoming GLA competitionObserver Article (October 3): Promoting upcoming GLA competition Observer Article (October 21): Marchers Brave the Elements at the rainy, sleety competition at JenisonObserver Article (October 21): Marchers Brave the Elements at the rainy, sleety competition at Jenison Observer Article (October 17): GLA 2004 - Was that GLA? Yes in 2004 we co-hosted a competition with Livonia Franklin. The competition was entitled, Great Lakes Americana.Observer Article (October 17): GLA 2004 - Was that GLA? Yes in 2004 we co-hosted a competition with Livonia Franklin. The competition was entitled, Great Lakes Americana. Free Press Article (October 30):  MCBA State Championships, highlighting - Page 1Free Press Article (October 30): MCBA State Championships, highlighting - Page 1 Free Press Article (October 30):  MCBA State Championships, highlighting - Page 2Free Press Article (October 30): MCBA State Championships, highlighting - Page 1 Observer article (October 31): Announcing the PCMB community showObserver article (October 31): Announcing the PCMB community show Observer Article (November 4): Marching to top of heap - Page 1Observer Article (November 4): Marching to top of heap - Page 1 Observer Article (November 4): Marching to top of heap - Page 2Observer Article (November 4): Marching to top of heap - Page 2 States TicketStates Ticket Plymouth Journal Article (November 11): Band`s Elaborate Show Impresses JudgesPlymouth Journal Article (November 11): Band`s Elaborate Show Impresses Judges Observer Article (November 11): Return to Greatness - Page 1Observer Article (November 11): Return to Greatness - Page 1 Observer Article (November 11): Return to Greatness - Page 2Observer Article (November 11): Return to Greatness - Page 2 Prelims TicketsPrelims Tickets Semis TicketsSemis Tickets Finals TicketsFinals Tickets Energy!Energy! Rail Road FlagRail Road Flag Wandering Rail FlagWandering Rail Flag Trainman PowerTrainman Power


Video

Recruitment video from 2004:

Video Memories (labeled 2009, but actually 2004):


Audio

 

Below are audio recordings from 2004:

Train Man Cometh

Apollo Unleashed

Golden Age of Xiliphone

Winter 2004 - Concert Band - Pat Apan

Winter 2004 - Symphonic Band - Christmas Festival

Winter 2004 - Varsity Band - Christmas Trilogy

Winter 2004 - Wind Ensemble - Sleighride