Bands, choir to hold pre-UIL concerts

March 4, 2014

Granbury school bands and choirs are busy preparing for UIL concert and sightreading contests in March and April.

Preview performances for parents and the public are set prior to the competitions.

The groups from Granbury High School, Crossland Ninth Grade Center, Acton Middle School and Granbury Middle School are holding concerts to give parents an opportunity to hear the programs as well as to give students experience performing before a live audience.

All bands from the high school and middle schools will hold their performances on Thursday, March 27, beginning at 6 p.m. Then, GHS and Crossland choirs will be in concert on Tuesday, April 1, at 7:30 p.m. Both concerts will be held in the GHS Bagby-McMahan Performing Arts Center.

AMS and GMS seventh and eighth grade choirs previewed their performances on Feb. 25.

The competitions will follow: middle school choirs – March 4-6 at Burleson High School; middle school bands – April 8-10 at Burleson Centennial High School; high school choirs – April 8-11 at Fort Worth Southwest High School and Weatherford High School; and high school bands – April 15-17 at Burleson High School.

Choir students are under the direction of: GHS and Crossland – Joy Hope and Greg Doss; AMS – Christine Bridges and Randall Walters; GMS – Cathy Terrel and Erin Walter. Band directors are: GHS – Mark Eastin and Tahlequah Kirk; AMS – John Morgan and Stephanie Bosch; GMS – Michele Kahne and Alan Chrzanowski.

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