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SCIBA Honor Band – 4 AHS students selected

On Thursday, December 4, five AHS/SV students auditioned for the SCIBA District Honor Bands.  Students audition on the first half of the two all-state etudes and major scales. Congratulations to the following students on being selected for the SCIBA District … Continue reading

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Gala Concert = a great celebration of music!

On Tuesday, November 4, the Gala Band concert was held in the AHS auditorium.  The concert featured the Southview 8th Grade Band, Southview 9th Grade Band, Ankeny 10-12 Concert Band, and the Ankeny Marching Hawks. Special thanks to: Christa Mooi … Continue reading

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Winter Guard solo contest – Two Division I ratings, Lauren Beauchamp earns 1st place

On Friday, October 31 two members of the Ankeny High School Color Guard performed in the ISDTA Solo Color Guard competition.  Seniors Amber Smith and Lauren Beauchamp both earned Division I ratings on their solos. In addition, Lauren Beauchamp earned … Continue reading

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All-State Auditions 2014

Congratulations to all of the Ankeny students who auditioned for the Iowa All-State Music Festival! The following band members were selected to the Iowa All-State Band: Lily Jones, Clarinet III Andrew Kottra – euphonium, 1st. Alternate The following band members … Continue reading

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“The band is going to Disney World!” – Mr. Poppen

The 2015 Marching Hawks will be traveling to Walt Disney World on November 24-29, 2015 for the Bob Rogers Thanksgiving Parade of Bands.  More information to come soon!

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State and Mid-Iowa/All-City Band Weekend – October 18, 2014

On Saturday, October 18, 2014, the Ankeny Marching Band performed at the Iowa High School Music Association’s State Marching Band Festival at Waukee High School and the Mid-Iowa Band Championships in Ankeny. At IHSMA, the Marching received a Division I rating. Both … Continue reading

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Performance – Valleyfest Showdown – October 11, 2014

On Saturday, October 11, the Marching Hawks performed  in Valleyfest XXXV Showdown in West Des Moines.  The band placed 9th out of 13 bands in Class A.

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Marching Hawks place 3rd at two Cedar Rapids competitions

On Saturday, October 4, the Marching Hawks competed at the Bands Across the Prairie Invitational at Cedar Rapids Prairie.  The band placed 3rd out of ten in Class 4A. That evening, the band performed at the Five Seasons Marching Invitational … Continue reading

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Johnston Marching Invitational – September 20, 2014

On Saturday, September 20, the Ankeny Marching Hawks performed at the Johnston Marching Festival.  The purpose of this festival is to provide an opportunity for the band to receive feedback, both written and verbal, from a panel of six judges … Continue reading

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Black Hoodies to be ordered 8/19

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