Message from Josh Radnor (How I Met Your Mother) on why theatre education is important.
TA FACT: Did you know that the past two years TA has had the most students make District Choir out of our entire district? Our music district includes 19 different private/public schools.
Statistic: Students have better SAT scores. Studies have shown that students, who have a music education, score higher on the SATs. Some reports indicate the scores are as much as 63 points on the verbal portion and up to 44 points on the math portion.
March is "Music In Our Schools" month and to celebrate the band department will present a concert this Thursday, March 1st at 7:00 P.M. The concert will feature the concert band, percussion ensemble, jazz ensemble and wind ensemble.
Everyone is Invited to share in the students' talents.
The goal of this concert is to raise awareness of the importance of music education for all children - and to remind citizens that school is where all children should have access to music.
Performing Pieces will include the following:
Eternal Peaks - A musical image of the Rocky Mountains, including avalanche
Children of Sanchez - A Chuck Mangione jazz classic
Ireland: Of Legend & Lore - A Celtic Folksong medley
Everyone is invited to the
Winter Band Concert
Thursday, December 7, 2017, at 7:00 P.M.
The concert will feature 5 performing groups
Come hear some of your favorite holiday music such as ...
How the Grinch Stole Christmas
A Charlie Brown Christmas
A Chanukah Celebration
A Christmas Festival
And Many More!
The Turner Ashby High School local Shakespeare Competition will be this Wednesday, December 6, 2017, after school in the Lecture Room from about 3:30 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.
The winner of this competition competes at American Shakespeare Center in Staunton in January and the winner of that gets an all expense paid trip to NYC to compete with 50 plus students from around the country on a Broadway stage! The stakes are high!
Please attend so that these hard working students have an audience.
Congratulations to the following band members for being selected to the All-District Band this past Saturday (12/2/17).
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