2013 – 2014 Board Election Results
Congratulations to the following officers and board members, who were elected to serve on the board for the next year starting at the conclusion of our band banquet on May 10:
President: Art Seymour
Vice President: Shirley Purtee
Secretary: Kara Regulinski
Treasurer: Pam Smith
U.S. Army Field Band in concert at Linganore
The United States Army Field Band and Soldiers' Chorus will present a concert at Linganore High School on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 7:00 pm. The event is being hosted by Linganore High School and the LHS Band Booster Association. Performing with the ensemble will be Staff Sergeant Brian Eldridge, a 1998 graduate of Linganore High School. In addition. sixteen LHS musicians and vocalists have been invited to perform with the Field Band and Chorus on a special arrangement of John Philip Sousa's "El Capitan." Tickets are free but must be reserved in advance at armyfieldband.com/tickets. Additional information may be obtained from LHS Director of Bands, Kevin Lloyd, at 240.566.9827 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Concert Band is the oldest and largest of the Field Band's four performing components. This elite 65-member instrumental ensemble, founded in 1946, has performed in all 50 states and 25 foreign countries for audiences totaling more than 100 million. Tours have taken the band throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, South America, Europe, the Far East, and India.
The group appears in a wide variety of settings, from world-famous concert halls, such as the Berlin Philharmonie and Carnegie Hall, to state fairgrounds and high school gymnasiums. The Concert Band regularly travels and performs with the Soldiers' Chorus, together presenting a powerful and diverse program of marches, overtures, popular music, patriotic selections, and instrumental and vocal solos. The organization has also performed joint concerts with many of the nation's leading orchestras, including the Boston Pops, Cincinnati Pops, and Detroit Symphony Orchestra.
In addition to formal programs, the Concert Band has participated in numerous presidential inaugural parades and supported many diplomatic missions overseas. Regardless of the venue, the pageantry and professionalism of the band's performance is sure to be entertaining and emotional for all audiences, instilling pride in our American heritage.
Linganore High School is very fortunate to be hosting this fine ensemble, and we hope you can join us on May 29!
Mini Band Camp
- Tuesday, May 21: 5:30 PM – 8 PM
Incoming Freshman Only
- Thursday, May 23: 5:30 PM – 8 PM
Incoming Parent Meeting 6:30 PM – 8 PM
- Thursday, May 30: 5:30 PM – 8 PM
- Thursday, June 6: 5:30 PM – 8 PM
- Saturday, June 8: 8 AM – 5 PM
- Monday, July 29 – Friday, August 2: 8 AM – 6 PM
- Monday, August 5 – Thursday, August 7: 8 AM – 6 PM
- Thursday, August 8: 8 AM – 8 PM
Parent Ice Cream Social 6 PM
Parent Showcase 7 PM
- Tuesday, August 13: 5:30 PM – 8 PM
- Thursday, August 15 - Libertytown Parade: 7 PM (Band reports at 5:30 PM)
Map to Linganore High School