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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Jalee K.

By |2019-05-13T13:46:05-05:00March 27th, 2019|Student Spotlight|

Name: Jalee K. Instrument: Percussion Grade: 12 Years in Band: 8 What do you enjoy most about being in band? The friendships we make and the family we become. Favorite Band Experience? Taking the field in an NFL stadium and being on the massive screen. That isn't something most high school students can say they've [...]

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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Carol M.

By |2019-01-30T16:37:56-05:00January 30th, 2019|Student Spotlight|

Name: Carol M. Instrument: Bass Clarinet Grade: 12 Years in Band: 8 What do you enjoy most about being in band? What I enjoy the most all the different types of music that we play along with pep band and marching band which is honestly so much fun. Favorite Band Experience? My favorite band experience [...]

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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Hannah A.

By |2019-01-30T16:31:33-05:00September 20th, 2018|Student Spotlight|

Name: Hannah A. Instrument: Trombone Grade: 12 Years in Band: 8 What do you enjoy most about being in band? I enjoy playing to the best of my ability. Favorite Band Experience? My favorite band experience was during my Sophomore year when the band went to Marshall, MN for a competition and we got first [...]

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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Allyson K.

By |2018-07-28T15:38:48-05:00March 11th, 2018|Student Spotlight|

Name: Allyson K. Instrument: Flute Grade: 12 Years in Band: 8 What do you enjoy most about being in band? I enjoy the challenges that are presented, not just individually, but as an ensemble. Each challenge allows us to support each other and make memories with our close friends. Favorite Band Experience? My favorite experience [...]

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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Hannah A.

By |2018-07-28T15:42:16-05:00March 7th, 2018|Student Spotlight|

Name: Hannah A. Instrument: Flute Grade: 12 Years in Band: 8 What do you enjoy most about being in band? Cracking jokes about different sections and complaining to Mr. Groon whenever possible ;-) But really, I love being able to create something that takes an entire ensemble, not just an individual. Favorite Band Experience? Being [...]

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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Rilyn F.

By |2018-07-28T15:42:50-05:00February 26th, 2018|Student Spotlight|

Name: Rilyn F. Instrument: Trumpet (his name is Winston) Grade: 12 Years in Band: 8 What do you enjoy most about being in band? I enjoy playing trumpet because it gives me happiness. I can't imagine playing a different instrument...hitting those high notes is what makes my day. Favorite Band Experience? My favorite band experience [...]

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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Megan Y.

By |2018-07-28T19:17:28-05:00January 9th, 2018|Student Spotlight|

Name: Megan Y. Instrument: Clarinet Grade: 12 Years in Band: 8 What do you enjoy most about being in band? I enjoy hanging out with my friends and making fun memories! Favorite Band Experience? When I was a freshman and we took a trip to Dallas, and I had to suffer the back of the [...]

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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Grace A.

By |2018-07-28T15:44:40-05:00November 7th, 2016|Student Spotlight|

Name: Grace A. Instrument: Tenor Sax Grade: 12 Years in Band: 7 What do you enjoy most about being in band? I enjoy all of the ensemble opportunities that are available. Along with the Concert Band and Pep Band, you can also join Jazz Band, Marching Band, and/or Rock Band, so there are many options [...]

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2017 Music Trip

By |2016-09-14T10:46:39-05:00September 14th, 2016|High School|

Although the school year is just beginning, the Harrisburg Band Boosters have been busy during the summer making preparations for the spring music trip. The trip is scheduled for April 27th – 30th to Chicago, IL. An itinerary is currently being prepared that includes performance opportunities for many of the HHS band and choir ensembles, [...]

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2016 Music Showcase

By |2016-03-17T13:44:21-05:00March 17th, 2016|High School, Middle School|

The HHS Music Boosters are proud to present the 1st Annual Harrisburg Music Showcase on Saturday, April 2nd at the Washington Pavilion. The Pavilion is an absolutely PHENOMENAL performance venue that is used exclusively by professional artists, ensembles, and theater companies. We are so EXTREMELY fortunate to have the opportunity and privilege to perform there! [...]

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