Orchestra students to perform at region

Thirty-four orchestra students traveled to Temple High School to audition for region 8 orchestra on Saturday. Eight Bryan students make the Region String Orchestra and will perform at the region clinic/concert on Dec. 9th at Baylor University. Kimberly Lamb – Violin (1st Chair) Madison Potts – Violin Samantha Cruz – Violin Fiona Mikeal – Violin […]

Mariachi group plays their way into the hearts of students, community members

From a bolero romantic serenade with a soft touch, to huapango which uses a lot of falsetto, to son jalisiense which involves an aggressive style of vocalization, mariachi music fits many different settings and captures an audience hungry for rhythm and entertainment. Orchestra teacher John Lemons started a mariachi group this year after a meeting […]

Mariachi, orchestra members qualify for state

The Los Vikingos Mariachi Band performed at the Region 8 Solo and Ensemble contest on Saturday and received a division one rating qualifying them for the Texas State Mariachi Festival on March 10-11 in San Antonio. Other Students who qualified to go to state at UT Austin: Kimberly Lamb – Violin Michaela Lamb – Viola […]

Orchestra members advanced to state solo, ensemble contest

Members of the orchestra competed in the solo and ensemble contest at A&M Consol High School on February 6. The following students qualified for the State Solo & Ensemble to be held at the University of Texas in Austin: Kimberly Lamb on violin and piano, Lois Warden on viola, and a string quartet consisting of […]

Orchestra students earn region honors

Eleven orchestra students auditioned for Region Orchestra at Temple High School on Oct. 24. The following students earned a spot at region: Kimberly Lamb – Violin Lois Warden – Viola Kaitlyn Montgomery – Cello Sierra Barber – Cello

Orchestra students earned division 1 ratings at UIL competition

Orchestra students competed at the UIL solo competition on Sat. Feb. 7. Students earned 4 class one, division one medals; 4 class two, division one medals, and 1 class three division one medal. Students earning division 1: Andrew Buck Gloria Gonzalez Kaitlyn Montgomery Kimberly Lamb – Piano Kimberly Lamb – Violin Laura Moreno Madison Potts […]

Orchestra students advances to region

Kimberly Lamb made the Region 8 orchestra on her violin. Honorable mention was earned by the following students for making a goal and auditioning in a very competitive venue: Barber, Sierra Brynn Buck, Andrew Conner Deatley, Noah Lane Gonzalez, Gloria Isabel Gonzalez, Laura Ruby Henderson, Emily Mai-Phuong Wilson, Damonica Leija, Angel Elaine Montgomery, Kaitlyn Elizabeth […]

The Bryan High Orchestra

Many students like to get their mind away from school and like to do things like baseball, football, chess club, or go out for a run. Some others like to play for the Bryan High Orchestra.

Orchestra student advances to state competition, others place high at competition

The Orchestra competed in the UIL Orchestra Solo and Ensemble Contest at Consol High School on Feb. 8. Twenty Orchestra students participated and ten students received 1 ranking. Stephanie Quinonez, Violin, Class 1, Rank One, Advancing to State Cathrine Anding, Bass, Class 1, Rank one Laura Moreno, Violin, Class 2, Rank one Abbigail Whisenant, Viola, […]

BV Symphony Orchestra Competition Winnder

Junior Thomas Gusewelle won the BVSO Youth Concerto Competition. Thomas has been selected for the All Region Band three times and the All Area Band twice. He has been a member of the Wind Symphony for the past three years and is assistant drum major of the Viking Band. Thomas played “Morceau Symphonic” by Alexandre […]

Orchestra performs in UIL contest

The orchestra had a strong showing and were awarded a two on stage and a one in sight reading.

Orchestra students start year in new direction

While some schools may only offer band and choir for the musically inclined, Bryan High also has the option of orchestra. This year, orchestra is twenty-eight members strong and takes care of the students’ fine arts credit.

Although orchestra teacher John Lemons has been with BISD for five years, this is his first year with high school students.