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Music plays major role in students’ lives, instrumental to developing mind

Sophia Bradley April 17, 2020
Having the ability to play and understand music is a skill that anyone can acquire over time. Being able to play an instrument is one thing while being able to comprehend and understand what is happening and what it is trying to portray is another, greater thing. Completely learning to play an instrument or a piece can take years of hard work and dedication that not many people have the stamina to stick with.

Students advance to state UIL in orchestra, mariachi

adviser February 12, 2020

The Orchestra/Mariachi students participated in UIL Solo/Ensemble contest. The following students qualified for state: Harmony Smith, Violin solo received Division One and qualified for State.Audrey...

Music to my ears: Orchestra enhances learning, skills

Sophia Bradley September 18, 2019
Fine art classes allow students to have a creative outlet and foster a love for the arts. There are multiple choices for fine art classes, and they are all very contrasting. Though the classes span everything from visual arts to theatre and choir to band, orchestra is still the superior choice.

Orchestra and mariachi students earn top honors at contest

adviser February 5, 2019

The Mariachi Vikingos received a division one and qualified for state for the third year in a row at UT Rio Grande on Feb. 22. Individual orchestra members also placed: Abby Terry performed a Class One...

Los Vikingos qualifies for state competition

adviser February 5, 2018

The Mariachi Los Vikingos varsity and JV attended UIL Solo/Ensemble on Saturday, February 3. Both ensembles qualified to go to state mariachi on Feb. 23. Freshman Audrey Vestal will attend state for solo...

Orchestra students earn region 8 guitar ensemble spots

adviser December 7, 2017

Carlos Martinez & Fernando Chavarin made Region 8 Guitar ensemble. Carlos is first chair and Fernando is second chair.

Orchestra students to perform at region

adviser October 11, 2017

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...

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

Jennyfer Tucker May 5, 2017

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...

Mariachi, orchestra members qualify for state

adviser February 6, 2017

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...

Orchestra members advanced to state solo, ensemble contest

adviser February 8, 2016

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...

Orchestra students earn region honors

adviser November 2, 2015

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...

Orchestra students earned division 1 ratings at UIL competition

adviser February 9, 2015

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...

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