DENHAM SPRINGS -- Local band directors have announced the students who were selected to the 2019-20 Livingston Parish Middle School Honor Band.
The middle school honor band, which held auditions Dec. 7, 2019, at North Corbin Junior High, is comprised of 80 students from eight area schools: Westside Junior High, Juban Parc Junior High, North Corbin Junior High, Denham Springs Junior High, Southside Junior High, Live Oak Junior High, Doyle High, and Albany Middle.
The Livingston Parish middle school and high school honor bands will perform a joint concert at Denham Springs High School on Saturday, Jan. 11, beginning at 1 p.m.
The middle school band will perform seven pieces during its set: “Chinook Wind Rhapsody,” “Aspire,” “Concerto Extremely Grosso,” “Country Hoedown,” “Chester,” “March of the Minutemen,” and “Ahtanum Ridge.”
Students in the middle school honor band will perform under the direction of guest clinician B.J. Perez III, who is in his fifth year working with the Covington High School music program. A 2015 graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University, Perez also leads the band CARNIVAL for various Mardi Gras balls, weddings, and parties in the New Orleans area.
Pictured below are the students who were selected to the Livingston Parish Middle School Honor Band.