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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...

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...

Journalist Rusty Ray visits high school home, Lancer Media: Photo of the Day 10/11/19

Rusty Ray and Journalism posing for a group picture

by Emily Lotito, Editor

October 12, 2019

On October 4, Rusty Ray, Class of 1998, flew from Minnesota to create a documentary of the marching band's Alumni Night, where more than 50 former Lancers marched with the band before the game. This was an important event for the band because it marked Mr. Kevin Lloyd’s 25th anniversary leading th...

Is that #27 on the football field and . . .in the marching band?

Football player Ethan Blache plays the marimba during the band's half-time performance.

by Braden Weinel, Managing editor

October 10, 2019

Look out onto the field during the marching band performance, and it's a sea of matching black and red with tall plumed hats. Except the marimba player in the front row of the percussion ensemble. He is wearing football pads and a number 27 jersey. Being both musically talented and athletically gifte...

Summer Destinations 2019: Zieg-Sniffen marches up to Interlochen music camp for six weeks

Alyson Zieg-Sniffen and her band mates performing in the All County music festival.

by Braden Weinel and Alexis Fowler

June 18, 2019

Alyson Zieg-Sniffen leads the Trumpet section of the marching band. On June 20, Zieg-Sniffen will further her music education at the Interlochen music summer camp in Interlochen, Michigan. She will be there for six weeks focusing on becoming a better musician, along with 1500 select high school students. Zi...

Linganore band prepares for fall season at mini band camp: Photo of the Day 6/10/19

Linganore band practices new music.

by Lindsey Russo and Yesenia Montenegro

June 11, 2019

While most students are getting ready for the long summer break, the marching band is just beginning its fall season. On June 8, the marching band held their Mini Band Camp. There were around 100 students participating, which included incoming freshmen. They worked on fundamental marching skills a...

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

Symphonic band students play scales as they warm up for a long practice.

by Elizabeth Rajnik, Reporter

April 17, 2019

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

The color guard shows off their “I heart NY” flags during the Saint Patrick’s Day Parade.

by Emily Watson, Reporter

March 19, 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

Ricky Guariglia and Anthony Proper play the marimba.

by Emily Watson, Reporter

February 24, 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?

It can be stressful at times, but majoring in music is worth it in the end.

by Alyson Sniffen and Elizabeth Anderson

January 25, 2019

“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. ...

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