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GHS PIRATE BAND READY FOR SUMMER CAMP

July 27, 2015
 
The Maze The Granbury High School Pirate Band will begin preparation for the fall marching season during a summer band camp beginning on Tuesday, July 28, 2015.
 
All band students will report daily 7:30 A.M. until 4:30 P.M. through the beginning of school year, which starts on Monday, August 24.
 
The drumline, color guard, and section leaders begin a day earlier than the rest of the band on Monday, July 27.
 
Band registration will be held on Thursday, July 30 for all students and parents from 5:00 P.M. in the Granbury Middle School cafeteria.  In addition, a parent performance and social is scheduled for Thursday, August 20.
 
This fall marching show “The Maze” will feature “Symphony No. 1” by Samuel Barber.
 
2015 will be a year for Class 5A schools to advance past UIL regional marching contest, and the band will also participate in invitational festivals at Midlothian and DeSoto. The region competition is set for Saturday, October 13 in Burleson. In addition, the drumline expects to compete at contests in Hurst-Euless-Bedford and Flower Mound again this year. A complete schedule for all band activities can be found at www.granburyisd.org/ghsband.
 
During the summer camp, the band will follow the heat and hot weather procedures developed by GHS athletic trainers. The procedures are available at www.granburyisd.org/piratesportsmedicine.
 
Braden Jumper will the head drum major assisted by Emma McKelvain. Also serving in band leadership positions are drumline captain Reagan Hall; section leaders Whitney Shearon (flute), Reagan Clarkson (clarinet), Sam Perez (saxophone), Matthew Johnston (trumpet), Brennan Ross (French horn), Fernando Barragan (low brass), and Aaron Morgan (tuba); drill captains Reece Ahler, Brynn Bednarz, Melaine Boleng, Gavin Clarkson, Shannon Cooke, Tiffany Henney, Kalvin Hughes, Saylor Jordan, Rayni Skaggs, Lily Thornton, and Cameron Weeks.
 
Band director Mark Eastin is assisted by Tahlequah Kirk.
 

 
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