Congratulations to the LCCS Symphonic Band for an outstanding performance at the TAPPS Concert/Sightreading Championship! The band was awarded the TAPPS “Sweepstakes” award as well as recognition as the TAPPS 3A Band State Runner Up in band competition! We’re immensely proud of our band students – it’s a great time to be an Eagle! Here is a recap of the state events:
- At the TAPPS Solo and Ensemble Championship on March 30, LCCS received 9 Division I ratings – 8 solos and one ensemble, 2 Division II solos, 1 Division III solo! Division I Solos: Carly Bower, Clarinet; Alexis Chadwell, Clarinet; Kaitlin Gamez, Flute; Reese Garcia, Trumpet; Megan Jones, Flute; Luke Light, French Horn; Katie Mann, Tuba; and Shania Warner, Alto Saxophone. Division II Solos: John Flynn, Snare Drum; Rebekah Gary, Piano. Division III Solo: Harry Brittan, Piano. Ensemble Division I: Reese Garcia, Luke Light, Katie Mann, Sage Taliaferro – Brass Quartet.
- At the TAPPS Large Ensemble Championship on April 25, LCCS received a Division I rating on both Sight Reading and the Large Ensemble portions of the competition, earning Sweepstakes and placing as the State Runner Up.
The Symphonic Band also won Sweepstakes – all superior ratings – at the TPSMEA Concert and Sight Reading Contest on April 4.
Congratulations to all!