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Castle Bands Great Performances in February!

 SOLO and ENSEMBLE:
98 Events from CHS performed at the ISSMA Solo/Ensemble Festival on Saturday, 1/28/17. ALL students who performed at this optional event are better musicians today because of their practice and hard work. Of those events, 51 solos & 22 ensembles received a Gold rating in Group I, which is the hardest music category! These 73 events that qualified for the State event is up from last year’s 53 events!!! View some pictures and videos on the Photos/Videos page. Good luck at State on 2/25!

WINTER GUARD:
Congrats to the Castle Varsity Winter Guard on their 7th-place showing 2/19 in the Scholastic Open class at the WGI Regional in Indianapolis! Our very dedicated and hard-working group is doing a great job competing in a very tough class! View some  Pictures here and see the full schedule on the Color Guard page. Keep up the great work!

JAZZ BANDS:
Our 3 Jazz Bands hit the trails on 2/18 and performed at ISU in Terre Haute. Trombone and 12 O’Clock Jazz Ensembles took several ensemble and solo awards. Congratulations to all 3 Jazz Bands for their great performances! Check out the Jazz Band page for the results along with their full schedule so you know where to catch them next!

WINTER PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE:
The Winter percussion ensemble achieved FIRST PLACE on 2/11 at the Owen Valley Competition. Congratulations! View some  Pictures here and see their full schedule on the Winter Percussion page. This is a group you definitely don’t want to miss!

ALL-STATE Band:
9 CHS students auditioned and were notified that they made the 2017 Indiana All-State Band. This is the highest recognition a high school musician can receive and is a very select group of young people. This is the most All-State students Castle has ever had and is a tribute to their hard work and dedication!! Congratulations to Jordan K, Beth M, Matthew W, Ethan A, Noah M, Conner E, Brian S, Alex W and Caroline R!