Class 3A State Marching Band Champions
State and National Honors
|TEXAS BANDMASTERS ASSOCIATION 2014 EXEMPLARY BAND AWARD
UIL Class 3A State Marching
TMEA Class 3A State Honor Band
Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinic Performer
ATSSB Class 3A State Outstanding Performance Series
ATSSB Class 2A State Outstanding Performance Series
UIL Class 3A State Marching Band Finalist
UIL, Two Time Class 2A State Marching Band Champion
TMEA Class 2A State Honor Band
Argyle High School Wind Ensemble
On July 27th the Argyle High School Wind Ensemble was selected as the 1st Runner Up in the2014 Texas Honor Band competition. The Honor Band process starts out at the region level, where the Argyle Wind Ensemble took 1st place. From there the process goes to the Area level, where the Wind Ensemble, again, placed 1st, and then to the State level where they earned 2nd place. This process involves all of the 3A bands in Texas and is narrowed down to 14 band in this classification. Bands are adjudicated at each level by a different panel, each of five judges. All judges are renowned and respected music educators in the state of Texas. Congratulations to students and directors on this great accomplishment!
Argyle High School Band
Exemplary High School Band Award UPDATE
On July 27th the Argyle High School Band was presented the Texas Exemplary Band Award by the Texas Bandmasters Association at the TBA summer conference. The award is presented to only one high school band in the state of Texas and recognizes the accumulative achievements of the overall band program. Director of Bands, Kathy Johnson, accepted the award presented by the President of the Texas Bandmasters Association, Bruce Beach, at a ceremony in the Lila Cockrell Theater in San Antonio.
High School Wind Ensemble National Winner!
The Argyle High School Wind Ensemble has been selected as a National Winner in The Foundation for Music Education Mark of Excellence National Wind Band competition.
This year 224 of the finest musical ensembles from 35 states in the nation entered the competition. The Argyle High School Wind Ensemble was the only 3A high school to win this national honor.