Band brings home 8 awards after trip to Colorado

Sara Naatz, managing editor
April 13, 2011

The band brought home eight awards from the Winter Park Ski Music Festival in Colorado this past weekend. The concert, symphonic and jazz bands all earned superior ratings in competition. The concert band went on to be named runner-up in their division and the jazz and symphonic bands took first. The... Read more »

Student’s group performs in battle of the bands competition

Annie Matheis, News/Web Editor
December 10, 2010

Catchy guitar riffs fly out the speakers. Amps muffle the melodic lyrics. Drums and bass kick out a steady beat. Senior Karalyne Winegarner’s new alternative band, The Let Downs, will perform their first show at a battle of the bands competition called the Next Big Thing Tour on Dec. 11 at the Granada... Read more »

BV hosts district band festival, students compete for state band

Sara Naatz, Managing Editor
December 10, 2010

Fifty-six schools, 96 band directors and 550 students came to BV on Saturday Dec. 4 for the annual Northeast District Band Festival. Seniors Skyler Trieu, Will Retz and Kenneth Tysick; juniors Matt Cooper, Meera Chakravarthy, Tim Smith, Austin Ferguson, Mark Nichols and Turner Smith and sophomores Jake... Read more »

Pianist scheduled to perform at BV

Odi Opole, Staff Writer
October 14, 2010

Pianist David Nevue will play in the Performing Arts Center on Saturday, Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. to raise money for the Stridin’ Tigers Band and Drill Team. Nevue plans to tour the Midwest in October and the PAC will be his first stop. Band members are selling tickets for $15, but they can also be purchased... Read more »