Western Maryland Band and Orchestra festival

March 19, 2001

Western Maryland Band and Orchestra festival

Washington County Public Schools will present the Western Maryland Band and Orchestra Festival Friday, March 23, and Saturday, March 24, at Williamsport High School.

Bands and orchestras from Washington and Allegany counties will perform before a panel of adjudicators for comments or a rating. Bands and orchestras receiving an overall "I" rating will be eligible to participate in the Maryland State Large Ensemble Festival.

Orchestras participating in the festival will be adjudicated March 23, beginning at 5 p.m. Bands will be adjudicated March 24, beginning at 8 a.m.

The public is welcome to attend. No one will be allowed to enter or leave the auditorium during a performance.

There is no admission charge.

Western Maryland Band and Orchestra festival schedule

Schedule of performances:

* Friday, March 23

Smithsburg High School Orchestra, 5:30 p.m.

Western Heights Middle School Orchestra, 6 p.m.

Smithsburg High School Festival Orchestra, 6:30 p.m.

North Hagerstown High School Orchestra, 7 p.m.


Smithsburg Middle School Orchestra, 7:30 p.m.

* Saturday, March 24

Smithsburg High School, 8 a.m.

North Hagerstown High School Concert Band, 8:30 a.m.

Boonsboro High School, 9 a.m.

Williamsport High School General Band, 9:30 a.m.

North Hagerstown High Wind Ensemble, 10:15 a.m.

Allegany High School Band, 10:45 a.m.

Clear Spring High School Band, 11:15 a.m.

Williamsport High School Advanced Band, 11:45 a.m.

South Hagerstown High School, 1 p.m.

Hancock High School Advanced Band, 1:30 p.m.

Braddock Middle School Blue Band, 2 p.m.

E. Russell Hicks Eighth-Grade Band, 2:30 p.m.

Hancock Middle School Seventh- and Eighth-Grade Band, 3:15 p.m.

Boonsboro Middle School, 3:45 p.m.

E. Russell Hicks Seventh-Grade Band, 4:15 p.m.

Western Heights Middle School, 4:45 p.m.

For information, call Susie Kunkle, music resource specialist for Washington County Public Schools, at 301-766-2928.

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