Columbus 2019

The fifth show completed for 2019 was for Columbus High School from Columbus, Texas. Columbus is 65 miles west of Houston and about 110 miles east of San Antonio. The school has 481 students and are classified as a 3A school in UIL Region 18. Their director is Amanda Robison. This is the 6th time…

Louise 2019

The fourth show completed for 2019 was for Louise High School from Louise, Texas. Louise is roughly 65 miles southwest of Houston and about 40 miles northeast of Victoria. The school has 140 students which is the smallest school that I write for. They are classified as a 2A school in UIL Region 13, one…

Tolar 2019

The third show completed for 2019 was for Tolar High School from Tolar, Texas. Tolar is about 65 miles southwest of Fort Worth. The school has 261 students and is classified as a 3A school in UIL Region 30. Their director is Aaron Noland. This is the 2nd year I have done their show. The…

Western Harnett 2019

The second show completed for 2019 was for Western Harnett High School from Lillington, North Carolina. Lillington is about 40 miles due south of Raleigh. The school has 1,477 students which is the 3rd largest school that I write for. Their director is Curtis Collins and this is the second year I have done their…

Tom Moore 2019

Though I have five more drills to complete, it is about time to show the 29 Pyware videos from all the shows that I did this year. This has been and will continue to be a busy year. The numbers as far as school size are approximate. The size of the bands were the original…

The Needville Project

This is the 10th year that I will be writing for Needville High School in Needville, Texas. They are one of the bigger rivals to Columbia (where I work) but they have been some of the best folks that I have had the pleasure to work with. In the previous nine years, they have made…

2019 Latin Variations

This is the 4th of five shows that I am doing for fun for the off season. This one is entitled Latin Variations by several different sources. The opener is Children of Sanchez by Chuck Mangione and this arrangement is by Ralph Ford and Alfred Music. The 2nd tune is White Rabbit which is the…

2019 Teamwork

This one is dedicated to Bobby Mowles. This is the third show done just for fun. The show is entitled Teamwork and it is by Luke McMillan. The show depicts a group who is seperated at first and comes together during the 2nd movement and has some fun on the closer. The idea to me…

Americana 2018

This is the 2nd of five shows that I am planning to do for fun over the next few months. This is Americana and is a show with American music; not necessarily patriotic music though the closer is definitely patriotic. The selections are Home on the Range by Larry Kerchner, Aaron Copland’s The Promise of…