2012 UIL Area A 5A Marching Contest Saturday, October, 27, 2012 in Odessa, TX at Ratliff Stadium
2012 UIL State Marching Contest Monday, November 5, 2012 thru Tuesday, November 6, 2012 in San Antonio, TX at Alamodome
TMEA Region 22 Jazz Band Concert Thursday, November 15 at Hanks HS.
2012 Socorro Marchfest Saturday, October 20, 2012 at Socorro ISD Student Activities Complex
First Annual SISD Percussion Contest Wednesday, October 14, 2012 at Socorro HS
2012 UIL Region 22 Marching Contest Saturday, October, 13, 2012 at Socorro ISD Student Activities Complex
2012 EPISD Marching Invitational Saturday, October 6, 2012 at Bowie HS Baty-Simmang Stadium
"NOTE" WORTHY NEWS
2012 EPISD Marching Invitational Video NEW
The Fine Arts Department thanks the EPISD TV Studio for producing a FANTASTIC video of each performance. If you missed any portion of the contest, or wish to re-live your favorite band's performance, click HERE
Coronado HS and Franklin HS Marching Bands Advance to Area Marching Contest
High School and Franklin High School Marching Bands will represent EPISD at the
2012 UIL Area A 5-A Marching Contest on Saturday, October 27, 2012 in
Both bands will be vying against approximately 23 other marching bands from
throughout the Greater West Texas and Dallas-Ft. Worth Area at Ratliff Stadium for
the opportunity to advance to the UIL State Marching Contest.
Fine Arts Administration wishes Mr. Mark Saenz, Coronado High School Head Band
Director, and Mr. Bruce Beach, Franklin High School Head Band Director, as well
as their respective, staff, students and parents the best of luck in their endeavors
to advance for State Marching Honors.
EPISD Bands Perform Well at 2012 UIL Region 22 Marching Contest
Congratulations to all 10 EPISD Marching Bands for outstanding performances during the UIL Region 22 Marching Contest. The event took place on Saturday, October 13, 2012 at the Socorro ISD Student Activities Complex.
Bands that received Division II (Excellent) Ratings included Andress HS, Austin HS, Bowie HS, Burges HS, El Paso HS, Irvin HS and Jefferson-Silva HS. Bands that received Division I (Superior) Ratings included Chapin HS, Coronado HS, and Franklin HS.
28 Bands Compete at the 2012 EPISD Marching Invitational
Saturday, October 6, 2012 marked the second consecutive year that the Fine Arts Department hosted the EPISD Marching Invitational at Bowie High School's Baty-Simmang Stadium. This contest drew a total of 28 high school marching bands not only from EPISD but also from the greater El Paso area which included Anthony ISD, Clint ISD, San Elizario ISD, Socorro ISD, Ysleta ISD, as well as Las Cruces Public Schools and Alamogordo Public Schools.
The contest was a great success in that it helped prepare all participating bands to improve their performances for the following week's UIL Region 22 Marching Contest. Fine Arts congratulates all EPISD bands on their fantastic performances, and wishes them the best of luck next week.
4 EPISD Students Make TMEA Region 22 Jazz Band
Congratulations to Elvis Mosquera (Tenor Trombone, Coronado HS) and Kennedy Harris (Bass Trombone, Franklin HS) for making the TMEA Region 22 Jazz Band I. Congratulations also go out to David Nakazano (Trumpet, Franklin HS) and Krystal Massie (Tenor Trombone, Andress) for making the TMEA Region Jazz Band II. Auditions took place on Saturday, September 29, at Hanks High School.
Elvis and Kennedy will have their recorded auditions advance to the State level in Austin, TX during the month of November for possible qualification to the TMEA All-State Jazz Band. TMEA will post results on their website (www.tmea.org) by November 13, 2012.
Fine Arts congratulates these outstanding young musicians for their accomplishments, and especially wishes Elvis and Kennedy the best of luck as they advance to the next round of auditions.
Make it a point to hear these, and other fantastic musicians, at the TMEA Region 22 Jazz Band Concert on Thursday, November 15 at Hanks HS. Concert begins at 7PM.