Skyline Philharmonic and Symphony Orchestras impress at MSBOA Band and Orchestra Festival

Saturday, March 2nd, at Pioneer High School, the Skyline Philharmonic and Symphony Orchestras participated in MSBOA Band and Orchestra Festival.  Each orchestra prepared three concert pieces performed for a panel of three judges followed by performing a piece that they had never seen before for one judge in the sight reading room.  Students and director are allowed to study the sight reading piece for 5 minutes before performing for the judge.  All students performed at a high level and received great feedback from the judges.  Groups are rated on a scale of 1 to 5 with a 1 rating being superior.  Philharmonic Orchestra received a division 2 rating and Symphony Orchestra received a division 1 rating.  Symphony Orchestra has qualified for MSBOA State Band and Orchestra Festival in early May.  It was an honor to be on stage with these fine musicians this weekend.  Go Eagles!

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