SGI-Dominican Republic Combined Band Wins Silver Prize in National Competition
On November 18, 2006, the SGI-Dominican Republic Brass Band and Fife-and-Drum Corps combined to participate in the "2nd Youth Musical Band Festival" in Santo Domingo, the nation's capital. Competing with bands from throughout the country, the SGI-Dominican Republic group won the silver prize in the "Junior and Senior High School" section. The next day, the band joined other groups to give an open-air concert in the city.
[Adapted from an article in the December 2, 2006 issue of the Seikyo Shimbun, Japan]