Pirate Band Members Honored as Texas Music Scholars

Lytle HS Band Students Given Statewide Music Award

Three members of the Pirate Band were honored as Texas Music Scholars at the band’s Spring Concert on May 3, 2018.  The students receiving this honor were

Patrick Garcia (Senior)

Eddie Morfin (Sophomore)

Victoria Simmons (Senior)

They were nominated for this honor by Mr. Mark Fender, and the award was given by the Texas Music Educators Association. Last year, out of all the students statewide that participate in band, choir and orchestra, fewer than 2,100 students received this award.

This award is given to students who have exhibited outstanding qualities in scholastic merit, musicianship and citizenship in their school and community during the 2017-2018 school year.

The specific requirements to receive this award include

·     Maintaining an overall “A” average

·     Being selected as a member of the All-Region Band (or Choir or Orchestra)

·     Performing a solo chosen from the most difficult list of UIL solos

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Posted on May 15, 2018 and filed under Band, High School, How Did They Do.