History of the Bearcat Band

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2014-2015 History

Posted by thogard on October 1, 2015 at 5:35 PM


Bearcat Senior Band Beats Old Record at High School All-Region!

Once again, Bearcat Band students step up, this time at the high school level! 11 Bearcats were selected to High School All-Region and 1 was selected to alternate on her instrument. In addition, 4 students will definitely be auditioning for All-State, with 1 other student being "on-call" for auditions.


Auditions for Senior Region are run the same as they are for Junior High (where Be...

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ASBA Honor Band 2013

Posted by thogard on July 1, 2013 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)

The 6 Brookland students who were selected to the 2013 ASBA Honor Band - Megan Espy, Allison Brown, Rachel Stewart, Trevor Belyew, Jacob Perkins and Daniel Baxter - performed a concert on April 6th, in Atkins, Arkansas, with approximately 110 other Arkansas students. The Honor Band was conducted by Joe Trusty of Cabot High School. The band performed 5 pieces, including Music of Earth Wind and Fire, arranged by Richard Saucedo; Grace by Randall Standridge; Lincoln Variations by William Harbis...

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6 Students selected to the ASBA Honor Band

Posted by thogard on April 13, 2013 at 2:10 PM Comments comments (0)

On Tuesday, February 5, 13 students travelled to Riverview High School, located just off the interstate in Searcy. These students auditioned against other students from across the state for the opportunity to perform in the Arkansas Small School Honor Band concert in early April in Atkins, Arkansas.


Students were required to perform sections of two pieces of music they had been studying since September, 2 scales that had to be memorized and sight-read a short piece of musi...

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Students auditioned for All-State

Posted by thogard on February 3, 2013 at 3:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Trevor Belyew, 10th grade, will be auditioning on Bass Clarinet in Russellville, on Saturday, February 2, 2013. He qualified for this honor by scoring in the top 4 at All-Region auditions in January. Megan Espy, Senior Flute Player, may get to audition, having earned an alternate audition spot if someone cancels.

Update: Both students auditioned and, while they both scored well, neither was selected for All-State. 

All Region 2012-2013

Posted by thogard on January 29, 2013 at 7:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Congratulations to the 2012-2013, Region V, All-Region Band members from Brookland:

Junior High - Brent Cochran - Flute, Brian Jones - F-Horn, Olivia Langner - F-Horn, Ethan Nelms - Trombone

Senior High - Megan Espy - Flute, Rachel Stewart - Clarinet, Allison Brown - Clarinet, Trevor Belyew - Bass Clarinet, Carson Harris - Bass Clarinet, Daniel Baxter - F-Horn, Jacob Perkins (1st Alternate) Baritone Saxophone

They attended a clinic January 17-1...

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