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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...

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...

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