My high school was an all-boys Jesuit school (and no I didn’t get fondled). My college was Jesuit, too and the only sports team we had that was good was the basketball team and I don’t think they have marching band for those. So my only experience with the whole thing is from TV and movies. So unless someone is leading the band down an alley or putting poop in a tuba I have no idea what they do. Oh, and band camp. So everyone in band is a dumb pervert. Or arrre they? You might change your tune when you see what this band puts together.
And now that I think about it – marching band is the only thing that rewards the people in the stadium with crappy seats. If you are down on field level the fancy choreography probably looks like someone threw a bunch of snakes in the middle of the whole thing. Marching band! The people’s entertainment! And don’t miss the end!