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New Burnet band director Nick Stephenson

Job has always been a calling for new Burnet band director

EDITOR DANIEL CLIFTON Nick Stephenson fell in love with band the moment he stepped into his middle school band hall when he was learning the trumpet in the seventh grade. In fact, it was there, at that young age, that he made a decision. “I knew, since seventh grade, that I’d be a band director,” […]

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Burnet High School's Esprit de Corps earned top marks Oct. 22 at the Region 32 marching contest to advance to the area round Oc.t 29 in Belton. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

Burnet’s Esprit de Corps advances to area band contest

FROM STAFF REPORTS CEDAR PARK — The Burnet High School Esprit de Corps made it 26 years in a row of earning top marks in the regional marching band contest. (more…)

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The Burnet High School Esprit de Corps has earned some impressive wins in two marching contests. But on Saturday, Oct. 22, they start the University Interscholastic Marching Contest component with regional competition at Gupton Stadium, 200 Gupton Way in Cedar Park, at 2:45 p.m. This is the group’s first step toward a possible state berth later this year at the Alamodome. Tickets for the regional competition are $5 per person, but there is no charge for children pre-school age and under. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

Burnet’s Esprit de Corps gets boost from wins headed into UIL contest

DANIEL CLIFTON • EDITOR BURNET — As the Burnet High School Esprit de Corps heads into the University Interscholastic League’s Region 32 marching contest, band director Jason Jones is feeling rather upbeat and confident. (more…)

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Several Burnet High School band members scored state honors for their musicianship as well as their academics. The Texas Music Educators Association recognized the students as Texas Music Scholars. The students are Courtney Simpson (left), Jessy Ware, Alexandra Hahn, Autumn McClinton, Jax Noah, Megan Farrell, MegAnn Nail and Mariela Torres (not pictured). Courtesy photo

Eight Burnet band members named Texas Music Scholars

DANIEL CLIFTON • EDITOR BURNET — Musicianship goes a long way for members of the Burnet High school band, but it’s that extra effort outside the band hall that can propel a student to scholar level. (more…)

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Burnet High School band gets top marks for concert performance

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — Even as members of the Burnet High School band began preparing for the 2013 marching and football season, they reveled in the fact that, earlier this summer, the Association of Texas Small School Bands named their concert performance from this past school year the best in the state. […]

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