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SHS Band Earns Unanimous Division 1 Rating

Posted November 19, 2020

The Splendora High School Band recently participated in the 2020 UIL Regional Marching Contest held at the Woodforest Bank Stadium in The Woodlands. The SHS band was the only 1A through 4A school in Region 9 to participate in the contest this year. 

The band earned a unanimous Division 1 rating from all three judges which is the highest rating a marching band can achieve at this level. The band qualified to advance to the UIL Area Marching Contest which will be held in Lindale, Texas on December 5th. This contest is ranked based on a point system where the top band placements will qualify to participate in the UIL State Marching Band Championship. 

Below are some of the comments from the judges:

"Beautiful quality of sounds from all students, great center of pitch and superior center and balance from player to player - very nice job!" - Jarret Lipman

"Overall really nice sounds from top to bottom! ...Very nice marching today! Alignment issues recovered quickly. Very nice show concept and color guard! Congratulations!" - Charles Aguillon

"Good understanding of tonal concepts... consistent approach to marching technique." - Bob Chreste

The band directors are extremely proud of all of the band students who participated and worked so hard to make this performance possible during these incredibly challenging times. We are thankful for all of the Splendora teachers, band directors and staff, administrators, band parents, and the Splendora community who helped make this moment possible for our students. 

To view the performance in its entirety, click the link HERE.

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SHS Band