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All-State Band Auditions

By |2015-09-16T22:05:21+00:00February 18th, 2015|High School|

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 [...]

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Harrisburg Night at the Skyforce Game

By |2015-02-03T14:38:53+00:00February 3rd, 2015|5th Grade, High School, Middle School|

Join the HHS Pep band, the HHS Choir, and the Endeavor Drum Club as they perform at the the Sioux Falls Skyforce game on February 26th at the Sanford Pentagon. Use the form below to purchase tickets for $10 (regularly $20) and support the HHS Music Boosters, all while enjoying some great basketball and outstanding [...]

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4 Students Selected to East Central Honor Band

By |2014-11-06T17:24:28+00:00November 10th, 2014|High School|

Four Harrisburg High School students have been selected to the 17th annual East Central Honor Band. The one-day event will be held on Monday, December 1st, 2014 on the campus of South Dakota State University and includes HHS students Nicole P., Emilie L., Ben A., and Garrett B. Kevin Kessler, currently a DMA candidate in [...]

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8 Students Selected to Augustana Band Festival

By |2014-11-06T16:21:14+00:00November 6th, 2014|High School|

Nicole P., Sylvia L., Ben A., Alexandra L., Cole H., Garrett B., Emilie L., and Paige S. have been chosen to represent Harrisburg High School at the 57th Annual Augustana College Band Festival, November 14-15, 2014 on the Augustana College Campus. About 300 high school instrumentalists and 70 band directors representing schools from Iowa, Minnesota, [...]

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2014 Mattress Sale

By |2014-10-29T09:25:57+00:00October 29th, 2014|5th Grade, High School, Middle School|

On Saturday, November 8th, the Harrisburg Music Boosters are pleased to host their 3rd Annual Mattress Sale Fundraiser! As this is a very unique fundraiser, we are asking for your help. If you are in the market for a mattress (or mattress set etc.), or you know of any family or friends that might be [...]

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2015 Dallas Trip

By |2016-11-18T10:33:17+00:00October 17th, 2014|High School|

Although the school year is just beginning, the Harrisburg Music Boosters have been busy during the summer making preparations for the spring music trip. The trip is scheduled for April 16th – 19th to Dallas, TX. An itinerary is currently being prepared that includes performance opportunities for many of the HHS band and choir ensembles, [...]

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Parent Volunteers Needed!

By |2016-11-18T10:33:17+00:00September 11th, 2014|High School|

Our first year of competitive marching is off to a fantastic start! I couldn’t be more pleased with the outstanding effort and attitudes brought by the students to every rehearsal and performance. It has been a fantastic experience for all involved! As we head into the second half of September, we are in need of [...]

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2014 Spring Showcase

By |2016-11-18T10:33:17+00:00April 10th, 2014|5th Grade, High School, Middle School|

The Annual Harrisburg Spring Music Showcase will be held on April 12th from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at Harrisburg High School. This event will feature performances by ALL 6th -12th grade choir students and 5th -12th grade band students. There will also be desserts, coffee and juice available. A table will be set up to [...]

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2013 Fall Showcase

By |2016-11-18T10:33:17+00:00October 18th, 2013|5th Grade, High School, Middle School|

The Annual Harrisburg Fall Music Showcase will be held on October 19th from 6:00 - 8:00 PM in the Harrisburg High School commons. This event will feature performances by ALL 6th -12th grade choir students, 5th -12th grade band students, elementary Drum Club students, and will include desserts, coffee and juice. A table will be [...]

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