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Future Lancers perform 5th grade winter concert: Photo of the Day 12/18/19

5th Grade Band playing Hanukkah oh Hanukkah conducted by Mr.Berry.

by Evan Gobien, Reporter

December 18, 2019

On December 18, Linganore High School hosted the combined Elementary 5th Grade Winter Concert. The concert consisted of 5th grade students from Twin Ridge, Liberty, New Market, and Deer Crossing Elementary Schools. The concert featured both band and chorus students. The combined band was lead by the...

Actors feel like “Kings Of New York” at Newsies callbacks: Photo of the day 12/10/19

Senior David Kominars sings for his callback.

by Gabby North, Reporter

December 11, 2019

On December 9, callbacks were held for drama’s spring musical Newsies! The competition was fierce, with over 30 students called back for various lead roles, the largest callback it has been in years.  After completing a week of rigorous auditions, students were excited to further show off their t...

Carols welcomed in the winter season at Holiday Concert: Photo of the Day 12/11/19

The Concert band prepares to play.

by Jacob Blue, Managing editor

December 11, 2019

On December 10, family and friends came to the auditorium to get into the Christmas spirit and watch the 2019 Holiday Concert. The concert had music from the guitar ensemble, Merry Tuba Christmas, concert choir, percussion ensemble, and concert band. The concert was conducted by teachers Kevin Lloyd and Dam...

Class of 2018 Countdown: Band seniors strike final chords in last nine days of school

Andrew Nash, Matt Molineau, Richard Zhang, Evan Schalon, Mallory Safsten, Alex Pare, Erin Doyle, Charles Quansah, Olivia Weinel, Daniel Roberson, and Allie Hudson pose in front of the stage during symphonic band practice

by Elizabeth Anderson, Editor

May 10, 2018

With only nine days left until they're out of high school for good, band seniors are busy finishing benchmark projects, completing final performances, and saying farewell to close friends. After years of enduring grueling heat, freezing cold, and late nights spent at band camp, concerts, and spring trips,...

Class of 2018: Orchestra seniors leave a lasting note with 21 days to graduation

Seniors Ronin Tecle, Allie Hudson, Alanah Follis, Alexander Tran, Carolyn Payne, Lily Tate, Kayli Wenttang, and Josh Watson pose on stage.

by Elizabeth Anderson, Editor

April 24, 2018

Orchestra seniors are making the most of their last 21 days by working hard to practice music for their spring concert. There are two different ensembles--string orchestra and full orchestra. String orchestra is comprised of students playing string instruments: violin, viola, cello, or string bass. Full...

Marching band prepares for a magical trip to Walt Disney World: Photo of the Day 3/14/2018

Marching band anticipates step-off in their front parking lot practice.

by Elizabeth Anderson, Editor

March 14, 2018

On March 13, the marching band and color guard were marching around the LHS front parking lot with cold fingers and colder instruments, practicing their parade music. Some were in shorts, perhaps wishful thinking for 48 hour later when they would be in 80-degree weather.  Less than twenty-four hours...

Move over marching band: orchestra brings classical music to the stage

What is orchestra? What are chairs? What is the purpose of the conductor? Read to find out.

by Lauren Hall and Emily Kelly

January 22, 2018

Linganore is famously known for its marching band, but orchestra is often overlooked. Here's the inside scoop on what orchestra actually is, how it differs from band, and why students love it. Mr. Dye, the only orchestra teacher, said "I love the sound of orchestra music. The literature is one of...

Performing arts department hosts their annual holiday concert

Concert Choir performs

by Yesenia Montenegro and Lauren Hall

December 18, 2017

On December 7, the performing arts department had their annual holiday concert. The concert was conducted by Damon Dye and Kevin Lloyd. The 2017 Holiday Concert included six ensemble groups: the string quartet, the guitar ensemble, Merry TubaChristmas, the percussion ensemble, the concert choir, and t...

One (Not So) Normal Night: singing in the Addams Family

Sarah Maerten, playing Alice Beineke, sings her solo in her song

by Garrett Wiehler, Editor

April 7, 2017

The weekend of April 7, 8 and 9,  the theater department is putting on the acclaimed musical,  Addams Family. The musical has many moving parts including dancing and acting, but it is the singing that ties the plot together and paints the stage with sound. Music teacher Damon Dye has been helpin...

Holiday Concert gets bells ringing for the season: Photo of the Day 12/1/2016

Merry TubaChristmas performs wearing Santa Claus hats and with dressed up instruments.

by Savannah Sitler, Reporter

December 2, 2016

Linganore held their annual Holiday Concert on December 1, 2016 hosted by conductors Mr. Kevin Lloyd and Mr. Damon Dye. The 2016 concert featured the Guitar Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble, Concert Choir, Concert Band, and Merry TubaChristmas. This concert was sprung with as much holiday spirit...

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