The Black & White

All State results announced

Justin Hu '17, Madie Clabaugh '17, Cole Valentine '17 and Jessica Ehm '17 celebrate after seeing the results of the All State auditions. Auditions were held Oct. 22 in Indianola.
October 28, 2016

Twenty-seven students have made All State this year, 10 from band and 17 from choir. Students described the process as long, stressful and time consuming. "I practiced for about an hour to an hour and...

Senior band members perform at final concert

Junior Abby Dockum plays clarinet along with the wind symphony during their spring concert on May 7.
May 9, 2013

Seniors had their last band concert on Tuesday, May 7. Each senior was recognized, scholarships and other awards were presented, and the concert band and wind symphony both performed. Listen to an excerpt...

Jazz at Tallcorn

Jazz at Tallcorn
February 20, 2013

(audio below) Jazz Syndicate placed 3rd among 4A bands. Jazz Ensemble placed 5th among second bands.                 Jazz Syndicate...


February 15, 2013

(audio on right) The music department performs the Armed Forces Salute at the Masterworks concert on Feb. 14.

Jazz band swings into the winter season

Junior Samantha Long and senior Leanna McAllister perform during Jazz Syndicate's set. While Long plays the alto sax normally in concert band, she takes up a tenor sax for jazz band.
December 12, 2012

The high school jazz program has been off to a strong start this year. The program's increasing numbers lead the directors to add another band to the program, resulting in a total of four bands of 9th-12th...

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