The SHS Dragon Band’s recordings from this year's UIL Concert and Sightreading Contest, in which the band earned 1st division ratings for all judges, have advanced to the STATE level of both the ATSSB Outstanding Performance Series (OPS) and the TMEA Honor Band competitions.
The area round of the ATSSB OPS was held on June 19 at Orange Grove High School in Orange Grove, Tx. The Dragon Band’s march (Emblem of Unity) received 1st place, and the band’s concert piece (Brave Spirit) received 3rd place. Both pieces will advance to state.
The area round of TMEA Honor Band auditions was held on June 22 at Spring High School in Spring, Tx. The Dragon band’s concert contest performance (Emblem of Unity, In the Shining of the Stars, and Brave Spirit) were among the three area bands that will advance to state.
The state level of competitions for each contest will be held during the Texas Bandmasters Association Convention in San Antonio, Texas on July 26 – 28, 2018.
Congratulations to the Dragon Band, and good luck at STATE.