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The 2019 - 2020 Marching Lions
Band held their 2019 Band Camp on July 29 - August 2 and August 5 - 9, from
8AM-5PM at the High School. During the two weeks,
they worked on the Music and Drill for the 2019 field
On August 12th, the
Marching Lions gave their first communty performance of
the year by performing the music from their 2019 field
production of "ECLIPSE" in the Horse Ring as a part of the
opening ceremonies for the 2019 Queen Anne's County Fair.
After the opening ceremonies the band led the 4-H Fair
Parade around the 4-H Park.
On September 14th, the
Marching Lions Band traveled to Middletown High School’s
Cavalier Stadium in Middletown, DE for their first
competition of the season. After another week of very hard
work, the band started their season with a score of 75.25.
On September 21st, the
Marching Lions Band attended their second competition that
was held at home. With a week of working to detail parts
of the show on the field, the kids showed that hard work
in their performance that earned them an increase in their
score of 2.9 points for a score of 78.15.
On September 28th, the
Marching Lions Band was to attended their third competition
of the season at Lake Forest High School, in Felton, DE.
After another week of very hard work at cleaning more of
the show, they gave a great performance and increased
thier score to 79.8.
On October 4th, the
Marching Lions Band had a very busy day as they performed
at the Homecoming Pep Rally, the QACHS Homecoming
Parade, Mass Band Pre-Game, and Half Time performance.
During the Homecoming Parade that went from Kennard Elementary School
back to the High School, they performed "Raiders
March" as well as "The QACHS Fight Song".
During their Pre-Game performance with the Sudlersville
and Centreville Middle School Marching Bands, they
performed a special arrangement of "This Is My
before playing the National Anthem. During their
half-time performance, they presented their 2019
production of "ECLIPSE".
On October 5th, the
Marching Lions Band attended their third
competition of the season that was hosted at Appoquinimnk
High School, in Middletown, DE. After getting to put
in a great week's worth of work on cleaning various
aspects of the show, the kids showed off that hard work in
their performance that earned them an increase in their
score of 2.6 points over two weeks ago, for a score of
81.65 earning them a 3rd Place finish.
On October 12th, the
Marching Lions Band gave another outstanding performance
at the Cab Calloway High School Invitational TOB
Competition. This was our 4th and final regular season
competition of the season. After another week of hard work
on detailing more of the show and working on balance, the
kids gave a performance that earned them another increase
in score by 3.15 points for score of 84.15 and a First
Place finish over Cheltenham HS.
On October 22nd, the
Concert and Symphonic Bands, along with
the Concert Choir and some of the Dance Classes presented
their Annual Pops Concert, "Television Tunes".
All three disciplines gave great performances to a large
crowd that was in attendance.
On October 19th,
Marching Lions Band gave their best performance of the
season at the T.O.B. Chapter 9 Championships that brought
their regular competition season to a close. With this
they earned a score of 85.6, earning them a second place
finish out of two bands as a Group 2 Open. This score is
an improvement of 10.35 points across 5 weeks. Along with
this accomplishment, they also brought home the awards for
2nd Place Music, 2nd Place Visual, 2nd Place Percussion,
2nd Place Auxiliary (Color Guard), and 1st Place Drum
Major, along with the Best Pit Crew award for Group 2
On November 3rd, the
Marching Lions Band competed in their final completion of
the season at the Tournament of Bands Group 2 Open
Atlantic Coast Championship held in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
The band qualified for this competition two weeks ago at
number 15. After two weeks of very hard work, they truly
gave their best performance of the season that resulted in
them not only improving their rank from number 15 going in
to number 14 but also increased their score by two tenths
of a point to finish with a score of 85.8.
On December 5th, the
Jazz Ensemble, Concert Band, and Symphonic Band presented
their 2019 Sounds of the Holiday Season Winter Concert in
the lobby and the John F. Andrews Performing Arts Center.
It was a great evenign of Holiday Favoites that was
enjoyed by a very large audience.
On December 6th, the
QACHS Marching Lions Band helped lead the way in the 2019
Centreville Christmas parade. The parade began at
the high school before progressing down and through
downtown and then returning back to the high school to
On January 25th, Queen
Anne’s had 14 students that traveled to Mardela
Middle/High School in Mardela Springs, MD to audition for
a position in the 2020 Sr. All-Shore Band. It was a
very successful day for QACHS as we have 12 students that
made a placement.
Flute Chair 3 – Courtney A.
Flute Chair 5 – Kate T.
Clarinet Chair 1 –
Clarinet Chair 17 – Christina L.
19 – Julia K.
Alto Saxophone Chair 6 – Hailee M.
Tenor Saxophone Chair 1 – Norman D.
Trumpet Chair 4 – Benton G.
Trumpet Chair 9 –
Baritone Chair 1 – Alex H.
Baritone Chair 2 – Julia J.
Snare Chair 2 – Claire P.
will be held at QACHS on April 4th at 4:00 PM.
On February 20th, QACHS
had 44 students that traveled to North Caroline High
School to perform and be adjudicated at the Maryland
District V North Solo and
Festival. These 44 students
performed as a part of 27 different events made up of
solos, duets, trios, and
quartets that were all student led and rehearsed. The
outcome of the day is, they brought home 16 Superior
Ratings, 9 Excellent Ratings, and 2 Ratings of Good. The
16 groups that received the Superior Ratings will now
qualify to go on to the Maryland State
Festival that will be held
at Towson University in May.
On March 11th, the QACHS
Concert Band and QACHS
Symphonic Band both traveled
to North Dorchester High School in Hurlock to attend the
2020 Maryland District V
Festival. This is our annual
District Evaluation where we
play a warm-up selection, and two other prepared
selections that are for evaluation on stage and then move
to another room to go through a Sight Reading Assessment.
Both of the groups presented an excellent performance on
stage and did an amazing job in sight reading. The
Concert Band received three
"Excellent" Ratings for their stage performance, and a
"Superior" rating in Sight Reading for an overall
"Excellent" rating for the day. The Symphonic
three"Superior" ratings on stage, and a "Superior" rating
in Sight Reading for an overall "Superior" rating for the
day. As a result, the Symphonic Band has qualified to
attend the Maryland State Band Festival in April.