Tag Archive: band

Apr 17

Foster Band wins coveted sweepstakes

The Foster Middle School Band this past weekend earned a rare distinction among Texas middle school bands – the coveted Concert & Sight-Reading Sweepstakes award. And the judges were unanimous in their decision, which is even rarer. Bands that compete at concert and sight-reading contests must first perform pieces that they’ve rehearsed for several weeks.  …

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Mar 06

PTHS Band taking record numbers to State UIL contest

  Mark Melton, Director of Fine Arts, is pleased to announce that a record number of band students to competition this year; 81 band students have qualified for Texas UIL State Solo & Ensemble contest, to be held May 24th in Austin, TX. Most of those students will be competing in more than one event, …

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Jan 17

Rhonda Vincent and the Rage to perform Friday

LeTourneau University announces Rhonda Vincent and the Rage will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, in the S.E. Belcher Jr. Chapel and Performance Center, 2100 S. Mobberly Ave., in Longview. Tickets are still available with prices ranging from $15 to $35, plus applicable fees, based on seating. Tickets may be purchased at http://www.belchercenter.com/2013/index.html or by …

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Oct 24

LHS musicians shine

The Longview High School (LHS) Lobo band has won a first division rating from the entire judging panel to secure its 64th consecutive “superior” score in University Interscholastic League contest rating competition. This extends the “Big Green Marching Machine’s” record for consecutive superior ratings in regional competition. For more than 80 years the LHS band has …

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Feb 28

Longview High School musician makes All-State Band

A Longview High School sophomore will represent the district and East Texas area in the Texas Music Educators Association Class 5A All-State Band. Robdrick Halton placed second statewide on the contra-bass clarinet, after placing first in the All-Region competition and qualifying for All-Area. Halton also plays the French Horn, with which he garnered All-Region and …

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Dec 21

LHS student-musicians win new seats

Forty-four Longview High School (LHS) band members have earned 2011 All-Region Honors in a musical playoff versus more than 300 of their colleagues from other schools.  The competition was held at Tyler Junior College. Of the 44, there were 16 who earned the right to compete at the area level.  This is the next step …

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Feb 24

Three Lobo Band members named to All-State band

Three Longview High School Band members have accomplished the highest honor a Texas music student can receive – seats in the 2010-11 Texas All-State Band. Sarah Konvalin, Catherine Ross and Jennie Wortman were among more than 55,000 students who began the competitive process for the honor. They competed through online drugs without prescription several levels …

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