University of Delaware marching band return home after performing in inaugural parade

Fresh off their inaugural performance the buses rolled back onto campus at the University of Delaware.

University of Delaware marching band returns home after performing in the inaugural parade

Thirty five members of the Blue Hen marching band drumline spent Wednesday afternoon escorting President Joe Biden on his trip to the White House.

"It can’t be overstated. Probably one of the better experiences of my life," Chris Rochester said.

They are among only two civilian groups invited to perform in-person.

"It’s actually a sit back and smile moment. We did a really, really, really wonderful thing today, too," Hedi Sarver, director of Athletic Marching Bands at the University of Delaware, said.

The Delaware pride didn't stop there. Reverend Sylvester Beaman of Wilmington's Bethel African Methodist EPiscopal Church gave the inaugural benediction.

"It's so much Blue Hen Pride. I remember freshman year on the Green and everyone would like run over to get pictures with him and stuff. It’s kind of unreal that he went here," Natasha Kalwachwala said.


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