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Hillgrove Wind Symphony a NATIONAL WINNER

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Hillgrove Wind Symphony a NATIONAL WINNER

In the spring of 2014, the Hillgrove Wind Symphony entered into a national recorded music competition sponsored by the Foundation for Music Education.  The Mark of Excellence National Wind Band Honors is a competition in which ensembles across the country send in recordings for adjudication by a panel of experts.  This year’s judges were Richard Floyd, Steve Davis, and Anthony Maiello.  Of a total of 224 entries from 35 states, only the top 25% of entries are ...

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Welcome Back Students

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To all returning and new students to the Hillgrove Bands – WELCOME BACK!  We hope you had a restful summer and are ready for a great school year!  Below are some opening week procedures that we will need each student to take care of, in order to allow us to properly communicate and serve each of you:

1.  Please Update your CHARMS profile.  To do so:

  1. Click the link below
  2. Enter your CCSD Student ID# as your password (Seniors – try ...
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China opens doors to Hillgrove

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The Hillgrove bands and orchestra have been given the high honor of conducting a 12-day concert tour in the spring of 2016 in the People’s Republic of China.

Students will have the privilege to perform at venues in Beijing and Shanghai, including Beijing University, during their tour. They will also have the opportunity to spend a day at a Chinese high school.

Hillgrove is the first Georgia high school music ensemble to make this trip. The University of Georgia Redcoat Marching Band ...

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Volunteer Highlight: Transportation Crew

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DSC00739The Transportation “Crew” is a team of individuals who work in the shadows and, when they do their job properly, are unseen.

The next time you are watching your child star perform with the marching band, take a look around at all of the props and equipment. Every time the band hits the field (or stage) for performance, tons of equipment must be moved into ...

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Wind Symphony Summer Listening

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Hi guys –

I have to tell you honestly, as much as I love marching band and all the rest, the thing that excites me most
about my new position is teaching you everyday; the finest and best musicians Hillgrove has to offer.
We are going to work hard to maintain the standard that has been set through the performances of the
past 7 years, particularly the last 2!!!!
In preparation to begin our semester together – I have a small assignment for you (plus some ...
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