January 3, 2012
The Boardman Spartans Marching Band traveled to Disney Theme Parks from Dec. 27 to Jan. 1. Under the direction of Thomas Ruggieri, director of bands, and Michael Shevok, assistant director, the band participated in “Mickey’s Once Upon A Christmastime” parade at Disney’s Magic Kingdom. Leading the band were field conductors Tony Colella, right, and Carmen Moradian, left. While there, the band’s Jazz Ensemble 1, under the direction of Ruggieri, also performed at Downtown Disney’s Waterside Stage.