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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Isaac H.

By |2016-03-09T14:08:57-05:00March 9th, 2016|Student Spotlight|

Name: Isaac H. Instrument: Trumpet Grade: 12 Years in Band: 8 What do you enjoy most about being in band? I enjoy the challenge of taking the notes on the page and turning them into music. Favorite Band Experience? My favorite experience was getting to know a completely new trumpet section and hanging out with [...]

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Paige S.

By |2016-02-11T11:38:12-05:00February 11th, 2016|Student Spotlight|

Name: Paige S. Instrument: Tuba, Trombone (jazz) Grade: 12 Years in Band: 8 What do you enjoy most about being in band? That first moment when a piece finally comes together and becomes music, not just notes and rhythms.         Favorite Band Experience? Augustana Honor Band. It's really fun to meet musicians [...]

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Alisha K.

By |2015-12-10T09:32:08-05:00December 10th, 2015|Student Spotlight|

Name: Alisha K. Instrument: Alto Sax Grade: 12 Years in Band: 8 What do you enjoy most about being in band? Story time and the "family" environment Favorite Band Experience? McCade being eye candy in marching band during my sophomore year and being called "Falisha" all through freshman and sophomore year. What other activities are [...]

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Nicole P.

By |2016-11-18T10:33:16-05:00December 1st, 2015|Student Spotlight|

Name: Nicole P. Instrument: Clarinet, Tenor Sax, Percussion Grade: 12 Years in Band: 8!! (woah... I'm getting old) What do you enjoy most about being in band? My favorite part, besides playing, would be just being a part of something wonderful. I love my #bandfam. They are like my second family!   Favorite Band Experience? [...]

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