Featuring the following compositions:
The Lark Ascending by Ralph Vaughn Williams
Inspiration Point (Fourth Symphony) by James Barnes
City Trees by Michael Markowski
Midnight on Main Street by Brian Balmages
The Lobo Band held its annual Band Banquet on Friday, May 27th, at the McKinney Sheraton hotel. Thanks again to the efforts of Mrs. Gentry, the banquet was a great success. Thank you for your tireless work for our Lobo Band students!
Congratulations also to our Lobo Band seniors! Although you will be greatly missed, we know that great things are in store for each of you!
Congratulations to the following students who will be members of the 2016 Lobo Band Colorguard.
Rodriguez Delgado, Dania Ruth
Saturday is our marching band and color guard registration/ march-a-thon event. The color guard will be participating in the march-a-thon from 9am-12pm. Students will be in and out quickly during this event to register with a parent/ guardian.
If you missed your chance to audition for the LEHS Color Guard please feel free to contact Miss Zotti at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on joining for the 2016/17 school year.
Hello Band family! Please donate to our March-A-Thon fund raiser and share with your friends on your news feeds. This is our last chance to raise money this year, and we have aggressive plans for the fall marching season. Please support this and our kids!
Congratulations to the LEHS Jazz Ensemble for a wonderful performance at the Chet Baker Jazz Festival, hosted by the Denton High School Band. The Jazz Ensemble received Superior ratings from both judges and four students were awarded Outstanding Soloist at the contest:
Alexa Peterson – trumpet
Michael Severen – trumpet
Nate Garza – trombone
Ellena Jackson – baritone saxophone
Congratulations to our LEHS Varsity Winter Guard for placing 4th at the WGI World Championships! The varsity guard performs in the Open classification and competed with over 50 other guards from across the country in the same classification. After posting a season best score of 90.9 in the semi-final round, the varsity guard bested that score with a 92.35 in Finals competition to move up one place, tying for 4th overall. Congratulations on a very successful season!
Congratulations to the Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Winds for their performances on April 1 at the Eisemann Center! Both groups received all Superior ratings, with the Symphonic Winds winning Best in Class in the non-varsity division and the Wind Ensemble winning Runner-up in Class in the varsity division. Great first performances of both band’s UIL music!
Congratulations also to our LEHS Varsity Winterguard who were the silver medalists at the NTCA Championship on April 2nd!
Lobo Band Schedule (4th Quarter, Week 3):
Monday – WE Sectional (Flutes), 4:30-5:30 pm,
Jazz Ensemble, 4:30-5:30 pm
Tuesday – SW Sectional (All Woodwinds & Perc), 7:30-8:30 am,
WE Sectional (All Reeds), 4:30-5:30 pm,*Varsity Guard departs for WGI Championships
Wednesday – SW Sectional (Percussion), 7:30-8:30 am, WE Sectional (Brass), 4:30-5:30 pm
Thursday – SW Sectional (All Brass & Perc), 7:30-8:30 am,
Jazz Ensemble, 4:30-5:30 pm
Friday – *WGI Championships
Saturday – *DHS Chet Baker Jazz Festival (Itinerary TBD), *WGI Championships
WGI Southwest Championships – 2nd Place in Scholastic Open
Congratulations to our LEHS Varsity Winter Guard for taking 2nd place at the WGI Southwest Championships at UNT this past weekend. The LEHS Guard continued to raise the bar for itself as they prepare for the NTCA Championship in two weeks and the WGI Championships next month. Congratulations to Mrs. Zotti and the guard students for this wonderful accomplishment!
Lobo Band Schedule (3rd Quarter, Week 7):
Monday – NO SCHOOL
Tuesday – SW Sectional (Woodwinds), 7:30-8:30 am
Wednesday – SW Sectional (Trumpets/Horns), 7:30-8:30 am / WE Sectional (Brass), 4:30-5:30 pm
Thursday – SW Sectional (Low Brass), 7:30-8:30 am
Friday – *Weekly Recordings Due!
Saturday – Varsity Winter Guard @ Coppell HS Contest
*Parents – Please be sure that ANY remaining BAND TRIP or WGI WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP payments are PAID IN FULL! It is ESSENTIAL that every person going on one of those trips has COMPLETELY paid for their trip at this point. Thank you!