Drumline Music PDF Files for Dot Books

Good work this week everyone.  I have uploaded the PDF files of the music for Movement 2 so you can print off at home to use for your dot books.  The deadline to complete Mvt 2 in your dot book is Tuesday next week.  Please plan ahead over the weekend to get this finished on.. read more →

Marching Camp

Marching Camp is just around the corner – Here is a quick checklist to make sure you have everything you need! 1. Large water bottle – the bigger the better – don’t try and reuse a small bottle of water that you purchased on the way to camp! 2. Sunscreen – Take care of yourself… read more →

Marching Band Show mp3s

Check out the NEW Harrisburg Band “Soundcloud” page!  You can now listen and download the mp3s for the 2015 Marching Band Show to any device.  Click on “Harrisburg Band” below (next to the embedded play button) to take you directly to Soundcloud to enable downloading OR go to the URL: soundcloud.com/harrisburgband read more →

Harrisburg Days Parade

                                    The HHS band will once again be participating in the Harrisburg Days parade on June 13th. All current AND former HHS band members are invited to participate! If you are a HHS band alumni and would like.. read more →

Danielle E.

Name: Danielle E. Instrument: Flute Grade: 12 Years in Band: 9 What do you enjoy most about being in band? I enjoy being with a bunch of my friends in band and being with a large group of talented individuals who all have the same passion for music. It’s also great that band is first.. read more →

Morgan L.

Name: Morgan L. Instrument: Oboe Grade: 12 Years in Band: 2 What do you enjoy most about being in band? Doing what I love with the people I love. Favorite Band Experience? Screaming in the middle of class when I got a splinter in my lip and playing my first solo in a huge music.. read more →

Sydney H.

Name: Sydney H. Instrument: Saxophone Grade: 12 Years in Band: 8 What do you enjoy most about being in band? I love how close we are. We truly are a band family and we are all allowed to be weird without judgement. Favorite Band Experience? Derek Ibach screaming “YELLOW” at Medieval Times in Chicago, Shake.. read more →

Sylvie L.

Name: Sylvie L. Instrument: Clarinet Grade: 12 Years in Band: 7 What do you enjoy most about being in band? Enjoying band is an easy task! I love the challenges it presents and the fact that instrumentalist can push themselves as hard or little as they want. The one thing I enjoy the most though,.. read more →

Karlie W.

Name: Karlie W. Instrument: Flute/Bass Drum/Tenor Drum/Cowbell Grade: 12 Years in Band: 10 What do you enjoy most about being in band? Story time. Favorite Band Experience? Medieval Times in Chicago with Derek yelling “Yellow” and seeing the yellow knights hair. What other activities are you involved in? FFA, Track, Softball, Air Force DEP What.. read more →

Emilie L.

Name: Emilie L. Instrument: Percussion Grade: 12 Years in Band: 8 What do you enjoy most about being in band? I enjoy meeting and being around different people the most. I really enjoy the challenges that I have faced from teaching myself how to read music and learn to play with four mallets in three.. read more →

Nicole Pierson Selected to 2015 SD All-State Band

Harrisburg High School Junior, Nicole Pierson, has been selected as one of 40 clarinet players named to the 2015 South Dakota All-State Band. The 65th Annual South Dakota All-State Band will be held at the Sioux Fall s O’Gorman Lorang Theater in Sioux Falls, SD on March 26-28, 2015. This year, the All-State Band musicians.. read more →

HHS Band Preparing for Spring Performances

On Thursday, April 23rd, the Harrisburg High School Band will present their Spring Concert at 7:00 PM in the Harrisburg High School Performing Arts Center. Admission is free and open to the public. The concert will feature the concert band performing a selection of classic wind band pieces to include movements from Robert Russell Bennett’s.. read more →

Ben A.

Name: Ben A. Instrument: Trumpet Grade: 12 Years in Band: 8 What do you enjoy most about being in band? The thing I would say I enjoy most about band are the friends you have and getting to spend so much time with all of them enjoying music. Favorite Band Experience? This one is hard.. read more →

Region Contest

On February 2nd, thirty-three Harrisburg High School band students traveled to Augustana College in Sioux Falls to participate in the Region II solo/ensemble contest. In the weeks leading up to the contest, band students worked to prepare solos and/or ensembles that ranged from Mozart sonatas to Duke Ellington big band charts. At the end of.. read more →

All-State Band Auditions

Months, if not years, of preparation and it all comes down to one 7 minute audition. That is the feeling experienced by six Harrisburg High School band students as they auditioned for the 2015 South Dakota All-State Band. Auditions were held on January 24th at Lincoln High School in Sioux Falls. Students participated in a.. read more →