PSHS band to play for Capitol tree lighting ceremony Tuesday
WV, December 2, 2013: The award-winning Princeton High School Marching
Band will perform on the south steps of the WV Capitol Building
tomorrow (Tuesday) evening at 6:00 PM. The band will herald the arrival
of Governor Earl Ray Tomblin and the First Lady, playing seasonal and
patriotic selections during the tree lighting ceremony.
According to Director Julia Kade, the band received its invitation last spring. "Randall
Reid-Smith, Commissioner of Culture and History, asked us to come. Last year the Cabell-Midland band performed." According to Kade, other musical ensembles including choirs
will be performing at the Capitol Complex tomorrow evening, as well.
annual tree lighting is a big event for legislators, military
personnel, and area residents," Kade said. "We will play for about 30
and stay for a photo opportunity with the governor."