PERCUSSIONISTS WIN SECOND AT INTERNATIONAL CONTEST
November 17, 2015
High School percussionists placed second in the chamber ensemble competition at
the 40th Annual Percussive Arts Society International Convention on November
13, 2015, in San Antonio.
members placing were Reagan Hall, Ashleigh Hallmark, Tyler Rau, and Addie
was Granbury's first appearance at the contest, according to band director Tahlequah
takes a lot of courage to step into the PASIC Arena, and they were nothing
short of amazing throughout the preparation and performance process,” commented
Kirk. “They behaved as if they had been
there before – professional and classy. Earning second place was truly the icing on the cake.”
trip to PASIC follows the drumline wining third place at the Lone Star Classic drumline
contest held November 7, 2015, at Marcus High School in Flower Mound. The drumline placed in a standstill division
featuring schools from the Dallas-Fort Worth area. The group also won a caption award for Best Bass
Other students attending PASIC were Meghan Childers, Cadence
Chiappe, Payton Freeman, Zach Martin, Angelina Pena, Jolie Rudisaile, Cole
Stephens, and Hayden Tackett.
in 1961, the Percussive Arts Society is a non-profit, music-service
organization whose mission is to promote percussion education, research,
performance, and appreciation throughout the world.