Congratulations to the four FHS Bands that participated in the UIL Concert and Sight-reading Contest on April 19-21, at Pearland HS. All four bands: Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Concert Band I & Concert Band II, earned Division One-Superior ratings in Concert & Sight-Reading earning each band the Sweepstakes Trophy.
Comments from the judges for each band:
Concert Band II – “Excellent style and pulse! Bravo, well rehearsed! What a great band”
Concert Band I – “Excellent maturity and understanding. What an example of great teaching and learning! I enjoyed it!”
Symphonic Band – “Overall superior performance. All elements planned for, taught, and executed at the highest level! I thoroughly enjoyed hearing you this morning.”
Wind Ensemble – “Bravo! Such artistic playing a spectacular performance. Beautiful music making. Please do not take for granted what you have here. Be sure to thank each other and your teachers for the opportunity to daily make music at this level!”
Gregory Dick, Aaron Brown and Julio Sanchez FHS Band Directors