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Drumline Show Music PDF Files (Mvts 1, 2, and 3)

By |2016-11-18T10:33:17+00:00July 28th, 2015|High School, Marching Band|

Hope everyone is enjoying their time away.  I have attached below all of the Drumline music for the show including Mvt 3.  Don't forget to write in your counts and use a metronome while practicing! REMINDER....Mvt 1 must be MEMORIZED by rehearsal next week (Tuesday, Aug 4th).  All Drumline and Colorguard members are rehearsing from 5 [...]

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Drumline Music PDF Files for Dot Books

By |2015-07-17T20:22:19+00:00July 17th, 2015|High School, Marching Band, Misc.|

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 [...]

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Marching Band Show mp3s

By |2016-11-18T10:33:17+00:00July 10th, 2015|High School, Marching Band|

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 https://soundcloud.com/harrisburgband

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Sydney H.

By |2015-04-30T07:40:00+00:00April 29th, 2015|Student Spotlight|

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 [...]

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Sylvie L.

By |2016-11-18T10:33:17+00:00April 10th, 2015|Student Spotlight|

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, [...]

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Karlie W.

By |2015-03-26T14:35:15+00:00March 27th, 2015|Student Spotlight|

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 [...]

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Emilie L.

By |2015-09-16T22:04:25+00:00March 20th, 2015|Student Spotlight|

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 [...]

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Nicole Pierson Selected to 2015 SD All-State Band

By |2015-03-18T13:04:06+00:00March 20th, 2015|High School|

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 [...]

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HHS Band Preparing for Spring Performances

By |2015-09-16T22:04:36+00:00March 18th, 2015|High School|

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 [...]

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Ben A.

By |2015-09-16T22:04:58+00:00March 13th, 2015|Student Spotlight|

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 [...]

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Region Contest

By |2015-02-18T18:36:22+00:00February 18th, 2015|High School|

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 [...]

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