More than 2,100 musicians from 24 high school bands in Washington, Oregon and Idaho compete for awards today at annual Cavalcade of Bands event in Pasco.
Pasco High’s Heidi Hanes and Kennewick High’s Dillon Miller are directors of the 2014 competition.
Both are first-time leaders of the event.
Preliminary competition is today from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The evening finals start at 6 p.m. Tickets are $14 adults, $10 students and seniors at the gate. Kids 5 and younger are free.