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  • GCHS Band places sixth in finals

    Name of competition:  Ryle Tournament of Bands
    Location and date:  Ryle High School in Union. Sept. 21, 2013
    Ranking and any awards: Preliminary competition - first place and sixth overall in finals competition.

    Names and number of bands participating: Six bands-Class 1A - Beechwood; Class 4A - Grant Count; Class 5A - Madison Central, Tates Creek, Lafayette (Grand Champions) and Milford.

    Score: Finals performance score was 67.95

    How do you feel about the performance?

  • WHS Band of Spirit qualifies for state quarterfinals

    Name of competition:  Shelby County Showcase of Bands

    Location and date:  Shelby County high school; Shelbyville, Kentucky

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  • WHS kicks off season at Bourbon Invitational

    Name of competition: Bourbon County Invitational

    Location and date:  Bourbon County High School in Paris.

  • GC Band places third at Beechwood

    Name of competition: Beechwood Festival of Bands

    Location and date: Sept. 7 at Beechwood High School, Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky

    Ranking and any awards: Preliminary competition - first place and swept in all Captions; third place Overall in finals competition and won Best Visual Performance and Overall Effect Captions

    Names and number of bands participating: Six bands - Class 4A - Mercer, Grant County
    Class 5A - Ryle (Reserve Grand Champion), Dixie, Campbell County and Eastern High School (Grand Champion)

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  • WILLIAMSTOWN HIGH MARCHING BAND

     

    Director: Chris Hedges

    Number of band members and number of seniors: 53 members and three seniors

    Name of this years show: Birds of a Feather

    Musical selections: Dramatic Prelude; Aegean Festival Overture; Fields of Gold; Third Vortex

    How would you describe the show: There is a bird cage. There is a lot of gold. It’s going to be interesting.

    Biggest competition in your class this year: Hazard, Murray, Beechwood, Paris, Harlan, Owensboro Catholic, Mayfield....and of course, ourselves.

  • GRANT CO. HIGH MARCHING BAND

    Director: David Owens
    Number of band members and number of seniors: 86 members and six seniors
    Name of the show: Corner Pocket
    Musical selections: “I Rack ‘Em Up”, “The Break”, “In The Corner Pocket”, “8-Ball Tango” and “The Celebration”.
    How would you describe the show:  Based on the game of pool. The music portrays the game with a fuse of contemporary sound and jazz.
    Biggest competition in your class this year: Ourselves, to match or go beyond our past achievements.

  • And they’re off . . .
  • Rarin’ to go