LAHS Marching Band. Courtesy/LAHS
By Maire O’Neill
Seventeen Los Alamos High School band students have been selected for participation or as alternates for the 2013 All State Concert Ensembles.
Some 1,000 entrants from around the state competed to perform at the all-state clinic and conference in Albuquerque Jan. 9-12, 2013.
At the clinic, students will work with the other selected students and nationally recognized conductors and music educators for two days then perform at the University of New Mexico’s Popejoy Hall on the Saturday. There are five possible All State Ensembles for students to be placed in and LAHS will have at least one student in four of them.
In other news, the band will perform in the Winterfest parade Friday night and the band’s winter concert is slated for7 pm. Wednesday, Dec. 12 in Duane Smith Auditorium. Admission is free and the public is welcome.