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UIL Music Region XXIII Marching Contest Resultshttp://www.katyisd.org/dept/finearts/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=119UIL Music Region XXIII Marching Contest Results2016-10-26T18:48:58Z<div class="ExternalClass01A331FA365E4360910408A9AB782F68"><p>​UIL Region 23 Marching Contest was held on October 25<sup>th</sup>, at Rhodes Stadium.   All bands from Katy ISD High Schools received a rating of "Superior" and will advance to the UIL Area E Marching Contest.  The Area E contest will   be held on Saturday, October 29, 2016 at the Richard E. Barry Center – 8877 Barker Cypress, Cypress, TX 77433.  The following is the scheduled performance time for each high school band.</p><p> </p><table width="100%" class="ms-rteTable-default" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;"><strong>School</strong></td><td class="ms-rteTable-default" style="width:50%;"><strong>Performance</strong></td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">​</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">​</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Tompkins</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">7:45</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Cinco Ranch</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">10:15</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Katy</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">11:15</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Taylor </td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">2:00</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Morton Ranch</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">3:00</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Mayde Creek</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">5:15</td></tr><tr><td class="ms-rteTable-default">Seven Lakes</td><td class="ms-rteTable-default">5:30</td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p></div>
Varsity Choir Showcase - October 24th, 2016http://www.katyisd.org/dept/finearts/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=118Varsity Choir Showcase - October 24th, 20162016-10-19T15:42:27Z<div class="ExternalClassA402985CA094446BA1FE92812A7C6268"><p>​<strong><em>Ola Gjeilo </em></strong> is one of the hottest choral composers in the world right now.  Everybody everywhere is doing his music.  He's all over, playing with groups and doing concerts of his own music.  </p><p>Now, Ola has written a new work for THS Chorale Choir and the varsity choirs of Katy ISD.  "<em>Sienna</em>" is an a cappella work with solo cello and a text by his regular text-supplier <em>Charles Anthony Silvestri</em>.    </p><p>This work will be performed Monday, October 24 at 7:30 at the annual Varsity Choir Showcase at the Merrell Center.</p><p><a href="http://olagjeilo.com/about/"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">http://olagjeilo.com/about/</span></a></p><p> </p></div>
Katy ISD named among Best Communities for Music Education for 13th Yearhttp://www.katyisd.org/dept/finearts/Lists/latestnews/DispForm.aspx?ID=110Katy ISD named among Best Communities for Music Education for 13th Year2016-06-02T21:18:13Z<div class="ExternalClass0526F07F2A7A49C0B8E13B2D23EE2666"><p style="text-align:center;">​<img src="/dept/finearts/PublishingImages/NAMM.png" alt="NAMM.png" style="margin:5px;vertical-align:middle;" /></p><p>Katy ISD was named among the<strong> Best Communities for Music Education</strong> for the 13th year by the National Association of Music Merchants Foundation, which recognizes schools and districts across the nation for demonstrating an outstanding effort to provide music access and education to all students.</p><p>Among the music programs offered in the District are string orchestra, full orchestra, choir vocal ensemble, marching band, concert band, jazz band and multiple individual events of solos and small ensembles. </p><p>The NAMM Foundation is a nonprofit supported in part by the National Association of Music Merchants and its nearly 9,200 members around the world. The Foundation advances active participation in music making across the lifespan by supporting scientific research, philanthropic giving and public service programs. For more information, visit <a href="https://www.nammfoundation.org/">www.nammfoundation.org</a>.​</p></div>

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