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75-hour Challenge Leads To Band Audition

75-hour Challenge Leads To Band Audition

Lane Maddox, Reporter

December 12, 2014

“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

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

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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