Keller ISD Fine Arts Notes
A weekly newsletter from Keller ISD Fine Arts
Vol. 2 No. 29 April 11, 2016
High School Band UIL Concert and Sight Reading Results
Every high school band in the district received a first division rating in both concert and sight reading portions of the UIL contest last week. These superior ratings, along with their first division in marching band earlier this year, earned each band the coveted "SWEEPSTAKES" award from UIL!
Congratulations to these bands and their fantastic directors:
Keller Central High School
Sub Non-Varsity Band, directed by Jessica Maus
Non-Varsity Band, directed by Kai Rudnik
Varsity Band, directed by Kevin McNulty
Fossil Ridge High School
Sub Non-Varsity Band, directed by Blake Warren
Non-Varsity Band, directed by Kris Quaale
Varsity Band, directed by Brad Allen
Keller High School
Sub Non-Varsity Band, directed by Daniel Bloss
Non-Varsity Band, directed by Ryan Heath
Varsity Band, directed by Mark McGahey
Timber Creek High School
Sub Non-Varsity Band A, directed by Hunter Bown
Sub Non-Varsity Band B, Directed by Kayla Warren
Non-Varsity Band, directed by Kayla Warren
Varsity Band, directed by Darla McBryde
Area One Act Play Contest Results
Individual awards presented to TCHS at the Area Contest were:
Honorable Mention All-Star Cast
WGI World Championships
The Keller Central Winter Guard competed at the Winter Guard International "World Championships" last week in Dayton, Ohio.
Keller Central competed with over 120 guards from throughout the United States, Thailand, Britain, Japan, The Netherlands, and Canada. The guard qualified for the Finals Round of the competition, finishing in 17th place overall!
NTCA Indoor Drumline Championships
The Timber Creek and Fossil Ridge Drumlines competed at the NTCA Indoor Drumline Championships last Saturday. The Fossil Ridge Drumline won the Silver Medal for their second place finish in the Scholastic A Division, and Timber Creek brought home the Bronze for their third place finish in the Scholastic Open Division!
Indian Springs Competes in Chet Baker Jazz Contest
The Indian Springs Middle School Jazz participated in the annual Chet Baker Educational Jazz Festival at Denton High School on Saturday, April 9. They received straight first division ratings from the judges at the festival.
The following students received Outstanding Musician Awards:
Get Out and Vote!
Early voting takes place April 25-May 3. Election Day is Saturday, May 7.
If you have not yet registered to vote, that deadline is Thursday, April 7.
Please know that EVERY vote matters, and every voice is important! We encourage everyone to exercise their right to vote this May!
KISD UPCOMING PRODUCTIONS:
Timber Creek will present their award-winning One-Act Play, Silent Sky, on Friday, April 15, at 7 PM in the Timber Creek FAC.
Admission is free, but donations will be gratefully accepted.
THIS WEEK IN KELLER ISD
Monday, April 11
Florence Elementary Spring Choir and Chime Concert, 9:30 am, 6:30 pm
Lone Star Elementary 1st Grade Performance, 2:00 pm, 6:00 pm
Tuesday, April 12
Middle School Band Non-Varsity UIL Concert and Sight Reading Contest @ Byron Nelson
Eagle Ridge 4th Grade Theatre Recital, 5:30 pm
Trinity Meadows Spring Choir Concert, 6:00 pm
KISD Strings Academy Spring Concert @ Central HS, 6:00 pm
Wednesday, April 13
Middle School Band Varsity UIL Concert and Sight Reading Contest @ Byron Nelson
Thursday, April 14
High School Choir UIL Concert and Sight Reading Contest @ Central HS
Shady Grove Elementary 2nd Grade Program, 2:00 pm/6:00 pm
Ridgeview Elementary 1st Grade Program, 6:00 pm
Basswood Elementary Kinder Program, 6:30 pm
Parkwood Hill Presents "High School Musical" 7:00 pm
Saturday, April 16
Junior VASE Contest at Hillwood MS
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