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Symphonic band practices in preparation for spring concert: Photo of the Day 4/17/19

Symphonic band practices in preparation for spring concert: Photo of the Day 4/17/19

by Elizabeth Rajnik, Reporter

April 17, 2019


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

On April 17, the symphonic band practices after school in order to prepare for their spring concert, which will be on May 2. The group of musicians practice after school every Tuesday to prepare for the pieces they plan to play in their spring concert. The symphonic band consists of members in th...

Marching band celebrates St. Patrick’s Day in NYC: Photo of the Day 3/19/19

Marching band celebrates St. Patrick’s Day in NYC: Photo of the Day 3/19/19

by Emily Watson, Reporter

March 19, 2019


Filed under Photo of the Day, Spring 2019

From March 15 to 17, the Linganore Marching Band went to New York for their spring trip. Arriving at New York on Friday, March 15, the Marching Band went to tour the Cathedral of St.John the Divine. Numerous pieces of art with inspirational stories were displayed around on the walls. The group of students...

Percussion students practice for Solo and Ensemble: Photo of the Day 2/24/19

Percussion students practice for Solo and Ensemble: Photo of the Day 2/24/19

by Emily Watson, Reporter

February 24, 2019


Filed under Photo of the Day, Spring 2019

On February 19, Ricky Guariglia and Anthony Proper practiced for the Percussion Solo and Ensemble Festival. Solo and Ensemble Festivals are true to their name. Band, orchestra, choir, and other performing arts students work by themselves or with a group to perform a challenging piece of music. Students...

So you want to be a music major?

So you want to be a music major?

by Alyson Sniffen and Elizabeth Anderson

January 25, 2019


Filed under Fall 2018, Opinion, Showcase

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” These words were spoken by the Chinese teacher and philosopher Confucius, yet they are quoted even today centuries later--despite the fact that most people are forced to work for a paycheck and not their own enjoyment. ...

Eric Byrd Trio performs Charlie Brown Christmas concert: Photo of the day 12/20/18

Eric Byrd Trio performs Charlie Brown Christmas concert: Photo of the day 12/20/18

by Josh Tidd, Reporter

December 20, 2018


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

On December 20,  The Eric Byrd Trio played a Charlie Brown Christmas Concert. The Eric Byrd Trio is a group who plays, gospel, blues and jazz consisting of Eric Byrd on piano and vocals, Bhagwan Khalsa on acoustic bass and Alphonso Young, Jr. on drums. The Charlie Brown Christmas movie was...

Distinguished Graduates 2018: Karen Ellison-Seyler honored in Arts & Humanities for her achievements in music

by Alex Dembeck, Reporter

December 4, 2018


Filed under Distinguished Graduate Organization, Fall 2018

On November 20, the Distinguished Graduate Organization recognized six graduates for their achievements in Business, Academics, Public Service, Sciences, Arts & Humanities, and Athletics. Karen Ellison-Seyler, member of the class of 1982, is the 2018 Distinguished Graduate honoree in Arts & Humanitie...

#LanceroftheWeek: Nicholas Paré, the next guitar hero

by Julie Walker, Reporter

August 13, 2018


Filed under #Lancer of the Week

Nick Pare appears to be a quiet, humble, high school sophomore, but he has a knack for the wild side, traveling the country playing his guitar. Pare is currently working on a solo album and recently went to Los Angeles to perform at a club called "The Whisky." He performed with singer-songwriter Za...

Band and guard banquet celebrates year of success at banquet: Photo of the Day 5/12/18

Band and guard banquet celebrates year of success at banquet: Photo of the Day 5/12/18

by Elizabeth Anderson, Editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

On the evening of May 11th, students who participated in band and color guard during the 2017-18 school year gathered with their families to celebrate of their accomplishments. They were joined by director Kevin Lloyd, assistant director Jeremy Brown, FCPS visual and performing arts curriculum specialist...

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

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

by Elizabeth Anderson, Editor

May 10, 2018


Filed under Senior Countdown 2018, Showcase

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,...

LHS Jazz Ensemble performs in All-County Jazz Festival: Photo of the Day 4/7/18

LHS Jazz Ensemble performs in All-County Jazz Festival: Photo of the Day 4/7/18

by Elizabeth Anderson, Editor

April 7, 2018


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

On April 7, the Linganore Jazz Ensemble was one of four bands to participate in the All-County High School Jazz Festival for Frederick County, and select members participated in the All-County Jazz Ensemble which performed at the end of the evening. The LHS ensemble has been practicing since the beginning...

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