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Senoir Ben Duncan embraces band director Steve Schmitz onstage. The wind ensemble had its final concert of the year on May 9.

Park’s band performs emotional final concert

Modesty Manion and Ena Mekic May 12, 2023

After a year filled with concerts from all of Park’s bands, the wind ensemble had its final performance of the year May 9. During the performance, the band played four songs followed by the annual...

Sophomore Charlie Lamar plays clarinet Tuesday. Band played their first concert of the year Dec. 6.

Band presents first concert of the year

Jamar Hester Jr, Ari Lissauer, and Owen Mccolgan December 13, 2022

Band performed their first concert of the year Dec. 7. According to sophomore Tanner Halley, he said he made sure to prepare for the concert as much as he could. “I got ready, I practiced every day,...

Onstage, senior Carlitos Anguita-Smith receives a rose from Band Director Steve Shmitz May 3. After the band concert, Shmitz handed out roses to recognize the achievements of the graduating seniors.

Band concert wraps up year

After a nearly 15-hour day — including AP and IB tests and a 7 a.m. rehearsal — band director Steve Schmitz said the concert was a success despite some hiccups.  “I feel that they were really...

Junior Dayna Krause and senior Lexi Lee practice their part in the multi-faceted wind ensemble piecex. All members of Park band will perform a concert March 5.

Band hosts 16th annual POPS concert

Playing for his last year, senior Anthony David said he is looking forward to the band’s upcoming POPS concert and feels more prepared than in the past despite not loving the theme. “We get to...

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