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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...

Lancer Marching Band performs at Disney World’s Main Street parade

Lancer Marching Band performs at Disney World’s Main Street parade

by Mackenzie Berry, Reporter

March 20, 2018


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

On March 14th, the Lancer marching band departed for Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, for a six-day trip filled with excitement, magic, and music.  The culminating event was the Main Street parade on March 17. The group traveled by charter bus, for what ended up being an estimated 35 hour ro...

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

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

by Elizabeth Anderson, Editor

March 14, 2018


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

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...

Performing arts department hosts their annual holiday concert

Performing arts department hosts their annual holiday concert

by Yesenia Montenegro and Lauren Hall

December 18, 2017


Filed under News

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...

Guitar students rehearse before playing tests: Photo of the Day 11/9/17

Guitar students rehearse before playing tests: Photo of the Day 11/9/17

November 9, 2017


Filed under Photo of the Day, Showcase

On Thursday, November 9, Mr. Kevin Lloyd's third-period class prepared to perform for their playing tests on the music they've recently learned. This class is one of several musical courses led by Lloyd, who also directs the Linganore Band program. The guitar course is split into three levels, e...

Linganore’s Red, Black, and Blues Band performs live!

by Lourdes Jack, Reporter

May 26, 2017


Filed under Spring 2017, Video

On May 18th and 19th, Mr. Lloyd brought the blues and jazz music to the students in the cafeteria.  The new blues band played on the 18th. The jazz ensemble played on the 19th.  The students of the blues band were excited to show their classmates what they have been practicing for the past few months. The...

Flutist Katsumoto, more than a melody

Flutist Katsumoto, more than a melody

by Emily Reed, Editor

March 3, 2017


Filed under #Lancer of the Week, Showcase, Spring 2017

Since fourth grade, Erika Katsumoto has been playing the flute. Six years later, she is still pursuing her passion. She is a part of Linganore's concert band and second semester symphonic band. Outside of school, she is involved in the woodwind ensemble at Hood College, Frederick Youth Flute Choir, and All-County band. "She has earned first chair in All-County Band as a fresh...

Winter guard team paints a seasonal design for competition: Photo of the day 12/28/16

Winter guard team paints a seasonal design for competition: Photo of the day 12/28/16

by Tory Spruill, Photo Editor

December 29, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Photo of the Day, Showcase

On December 28, the indoor winter guard team painted their performance floor for their 2017 show. The show's theme is “Autumn,” and the team’s first competition is in Biglerville on February 4. This year’s performance song is The Great Divide by Jonathan Elias. The uniforms are under constructio...

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