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Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Marching Band Results, Ratings, and Tweets

November 6 Update:
Congratulations, marching band students, directors, and supporters! All five Mansfield ISD high school bands made a first division rating at the Region marching contest last week.

All three of our 4A bands (Summit, Legacy and Lake Ridge) advanced out of the preliminary phase of competition at the Area contest this past Saturday.

Mansfield Lake Ridge High School advanced to the 4A state marching contest that will take place in San Antonio on Tuesday, November 5. Lake Ridge HS has been open for only two years and this is the first year the band was eligible to compete and continue on to the next level.

Update: Lake Ridge High School Marching Band presents State Marching Contest send-off show, 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, November 3 at Newsom Stadium

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From the Fort Worth Star-Telegram's coverage: 24 area bands march for a chance to make it to the state finals:
"The Lake Ridge High School marching band performed songs like Muse’s Madness while engaging in a pretend battle as part of its performance for the UIL State Marching Band area finals...What drum major Nick Clark, 16, didn’t know halfway through the day was that his Lake Ridge band members had won first place in the preliminary competition. The bands, with color guard members helping amp up performances, were ranked in the finals for music and marching skills."

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The following are the tweets from the newest Mansfield ISD Twitter profile, @MISD_FineArts: