The University of Notre Dame Marching Band — the Band of the Fighting Irish — came to Arizona for the Fiesta Bowl. Their practice space had a familiar name. The band rehearsed on Bemis Field at Notre Dame Preparatory in Scottsdale Dec. 31.

Here are some highlights. To hear a tribute to America’s military, jump to the 1:55 mark.


The band also played at the Phoenix Zoo. Here are highlights of its journey.