Highlander Band BBQ, Raffle, Auction, and Blue Out
Mark your calendar! The 2016 BBQ with the Band and Blue Out Game is scheduled for Friday, October 14th. We are looking forward to another wonderful dinner catered by Peggy Sue BBQ and entertainment provided by the Dixie Scots!
2016 BBQ with the Band and Blue Out Sponsors Thanks to our wonderful corporate sponsors who so graciously support the Highlander Band!
Highlander Band In The News...
National Merit Semi-Finalists: Four seniors in the Highlander Band were recently named National Merit Semi-Finalists for HP High School. The students are from left: Carson Duggar, Jonathan Davies, Caroline Kibby, and Sarah Hong. Good luck to these students as they continue with the National Merit process!
Drum Majors: The Highlander Band Drum Majors - Head Drum Major Abigail Lindwall, Senior Drum Major Caroline Kibby and Junior Drum Major Sydney McDuffie won the following awards at the University of Texas Drum Major Camp this summer:
Most Outstanding Drum Major Team - Caroline Kibby, Abigail Lindwall, and Sydney McDuffie
Outstanding Veteran Drum Major - Abigail Lindwall
Most Outstanding Rookie Drum Major - Caroline Kibby
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March-A-Thon: The award winning Highlander Band lead Park Cities residents on a march to welcome the new school year in their 3rd annual March-A-Thon. For the first time this year, the Highlander Band partnered with Snider Plaza businesses and offered a March-A-Thon card offering a 20% discount the weekend of the March-A-Thon. Click here to read the whole story.
Dallas Philharmonic: Three HPHS students have been accepted to the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra (GDYO) Philharmonic: Allison Walters on trumpet, Peter Davies on oboe and William Cerny on cello. The Philharmonic, conducted by James Franks, is a full symphony orchestra, comprised of approximately 100 high school seniors or younger. Read more here.
HP Percussion Cameron Coffey's solo, "Bach Sonata in G Minor Fugue," placed fifth in the Senior Division, winning him a very cool stick bag with several mallet sets included. Click here for more details.