Ugly Mann

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Festival Rehearsals

Today begin our weekly after school orchestra rehearsals until festival assessments. Since Mr. Lucini indicated that the cellos and basses did such an outstanding job at the clinic, this rehearsal will be optional for them. We do need all our violins and violas in place. Tomorrow (and each Thursday) is Festival Band rehearsal. These important …

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Spring Concert @ PHS – 02 May 2017, 7-8:30pm

Updated Spring Schedule

Hello to All, I have finally been able to make time to get the paper edition of the spring schedule out. I am attaching here for your reference. An earlier edition that a few kids got had the orchestra assessments on the wrong day. That event is on Saturday, 4/1. We may have to make …

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Wolftrap Awards Grant to PHS

Everett Martin Parkdale High School, Prince George’s County, MD The main act: Everett wants to increase the quality of music literature and instruction for his Orchestra and Symphonic Band. He is using the grant to commission a work by composer Chad Hughes, as well as provide a symphonic clinic with various experts and leading educators …

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Grambling State University Recruiting at PHS

Grambling State University Band Audition Requirements 2017Grambling State University Band Audition Requirements 2017 Grambling State is an HBCU (Historically Black College or University) in Louisiana. One of their assistant band directors will be in the area to audition kids who might be interested in attending this week. I am attaching the audition requirements. The solos …

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2017 Cluster Concert

We had a great evening of music and mentorship at our annual cluster concert this past Wednesday! We had close about 450 instrumental kids (200 orchestra, 250 band) participating from our cluster schools. That’s a record for us, and we hope many of those students will continue playing as they journey toward high school.