Nate Laird | Contributing Photographer
Shaun Kinney, a Syracuse University freshman, practices sousaphone during practice.
The sousaphone section gathers around Morgan Edwards, a junior music instructor, to go over some difficult song parts.
The SU Marching Band practices in the Carrier Dome on Sept. 24. The band practices three nights a week and on Fridays if there is a home game.
Morgan Edwards, an SU junior, instructs the sousaphone section.
The SU Marching Band trumpet section practices.
Professor Justin Mertz, SU Marching Band director and assistant director of bands, leads students through a Led Zeppelin routine.
The SU Marching Band trombone section shows its school spirit.
Caysie Myers, an SU sophomore, waits for her flag to drop.
Professor Mertz leads students.
Natasha Olejar, an SU junior, waits for a signal from her instructor during a color guard practice.
Jason Kammere, an SU junior and marching band drum major, keeps time with his fellow drum majors.
Brandon Lane, an SU senior and marching band piccolo player, watches the drum major.
Students gather around professor Mertz to go over key points of a practice.
The sousaphone section practices.
The SU Marching Band practices in the Carrier Dome.
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