The Ankeny High School concert bands will participate in two contests in the next two weeks. The first is the Adventureland Drake Relays Festival of Bands on April 26th at Southeast Polk High School. The second is the Iowa High School Music Association Large Group Contest on May 4th at Urbandale High School.
Friday, April 26th – Adventureland Drake Relays Festival of Bands
Southeast Polk High School
3:40pm Load Equipment
5:30pm Depart AHS
7:10pm 10th Grade Band Warm-up
7:35pm 10th Grade Band PERFORM
7:35pm 11-12th Grade Band Warm-up
8:00pm 11-12th Grade Band PERFORM
8:45pm Depart Southeast Polk
9:15pm Arrive at AHS
Saturday, May 4th – IHSMA State Large Group Contest
Urbandale High School
11:25am Depart AHS
12:55pm 10th Grade Band Warm-up
1:25pm 10th Grade Band PERFORM
2:10pm 11-12th Grade Band Warm-up
2:40pm 11-12th Grade Band PERFORM
3:30pm Depart Urbandale
4:00pm Arrive AHS
Congratulations to all of the Ankeny Students who performed at the Perry Band Olympics on February 16th! The following students received special recognition for their performances:
9-10 Like Duet – Carly Gillotte/ Maya Evans 1st
9-10 String Bass – Mackenzie Blanchard 1st
11-12 Oboe – Ally Frame 1st
11-12 Flute – Alice Lu 1st
11-12 Horn – Haley Kottra 2nd
11-12 Trumpet – Kyle Beyer 2nd
9-10 Euphonium – Andrew Kottra 2nd
11-12 Tenor Sax – Ben Reeve 3rd
9-10 Bari Sax – Chris Jepseon 3rd
9-10 Alto Sax – Zach Hubbard 3rd
11-12 Euphonium – Luke Ross 3rd
11-12 Timpani – Chase Harrison 3rd
11-12 Bass Trombone – Matt Held 3rd
9-10 Bassoon – Naoma Byrnes 4th
11-12 Bassoon – Noah Pick 4th
11-12 Misc. Percussion – Nick Hermann 4th
9-10 Mallet – Andrew Chatman 4th
9-10 Bari Sax – Jacob Nelson 4th
11-12 Bass Clarinet – Kaitlin Peterson 4th
9-10 Bari Sax – Brody Gavin 5th
9-10 Clarinet – Anna Graves 5th
11-12 Bass Clarinet – Brooke Safely 5th
11-2 Tuba – Reno Kersey 5th
11-12 Euphonium – Rachel Schneberger 5th
9-10 Tuba – Caleb Larson 5th
9-10 Oboe – Melissa Carlson 5th
The Ankeny High School Concert Bands and the Northview Middle School 9th Grade Band will perform in the Ankeny High School Auditorium at 7:30pm on Tuesday, March 5th. Admission to the concert is free.
The St. Olaf Band concert scheduled for January 30th has been cancelled due to weather.
The Ankeny High School Concert Bands and Percussion Ensemble will present their Holiday Concert on Monday, December 10th at 7:30pm in the Ankeny High School Auditorium.
The fall fundraiser items will be delivered to the high school on Tuesday, December 11th. Students need to pick up their items between the end of the school day and 4:30pm on Tuesday, December 11th. Items will be picked up in the AHS band room. Students will receive their original order forms as well as a collection envelope when they pick up their items.
The Ankeny High School Bands will host the 2012 Gala Concert on Tuesday, November 6th at 7:30pm at the Ankeny High School Auditorium. Admission to the concert is free.
The gala concert will feature both concert bands as well as the final performance of the Ankeny Marching Hawks 2012 show: Dramma Giocoso. There will also be a slide show of images from the season that you will not want to miss.
Please make plans to join the band students as they celebrate an incredibly successful fall season and the beginning of the concert band season.