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A Note Above the Rest

A Note Above the Rest

Carson Lee, Editor-In-Chief

January 22, 2018


Filed under Feature, Rider Chronicle, Top Stories

The anticipation had risen, it was time to see if he would measure up. He had spent the last eight months preparing for this moment, and it all came down to this one audition. Then it was a waiting game. After auditioning earlier in the day, Junior Austin Taack sat among some of the best high school...

Battle of the Arts 2 : Fine vs Performing

Battle of the Arts 2 : Fine vs Performing

Jacob H. Wooten, Reporter, Website Manager

January 27, 2017


Filed under Feature, Rider Chronicle, Senior

Performing is typically an art believed to be just an art rather than Fine Art. In reality, performing makes up its own art form which is the third art category that Battle of the Arts will observe. Performing Art is debatably the only art category that can put up a challenge to the music side of Fine Arts ...

Balancing Act

November 24, 2015


Filed under Video

Band Season

April 1, 2015


Filed under Video

75-hour Challenge Leads To Band Audition

75-hour Challenge Leads To Band Audition

Lane Maddox, Reporter

December 12, 2014


Filed under Column, Opinion

“Letter N, you may begin your audition,” the room monitor says to the girl next to me. I sit in the ready chair to her right, my palms sweating, as I try to control my breathing and will my heartbeat to slow down. I wipe my clammy hands on my jeans, trying to maintain my composure. You can do...

Band prepares to play at Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in December

Band prepares to play at Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in December

Kyler Norman

October 6, 2011


Filed under News

The Rider band has currently raised over $300,000 for their trip to London on Dec. 28 to play for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. “I’m really not sure why we got picked,” band director Loy Studer said. “We’re just a little band from Wichita Falls. In 2009, the band played at a UIL State wind...

Red River Drumline Festival Tickets Available Now

Kayla Holcomb

September 14, 2010


Filed under News

The Red River Drumline Festival, featuring the University of North Texas drumline and bands across the area, will be performing in the Rider gymnasium, Sept. 25, at 6:30 p.m.. Tickets sell at $5 apiece. They can be purchased in the band hall or from any percussion player. "We're all very excited...

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