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FHS Jazz Band becomes competitive

FHS Jazz Band becomes competitive

Riann Masi, Writer

December 3, 2019

Jazz band is becoming Fenton High’s newest edition to the list of competitive teams. New band director Patrick Conaton has worked to get the jazz band involved in competitions around the state. “When we were first introduced to the idea of being a competition band I was scared because I didn't ...

Jazz Band attends Jazz Day at the University of Michigan

Jazz Band attends Jazz Day at the University of Michigan

Lydia Podlesak, Writer

February 7, 2018

With their instruments in their hands, students from Jazz Band and Andrew Perkins will be heading to Ann Arbor to the University of Michigan campus. There, the students will attend Jazz Day and work on improving their musical skills. “Jazz Day is an event held by the University of Michigan School...

Ambassadors and Jazz Band perform at Genesee Valley Mall

Ambassadors and Jazz Band perform at Genesee Valley Mall

Sydney Bommersbach, Writer

December 18, 2017

Crinkling shopping bags, the dinging of checkout stations and roar of talking are sounds that typically fill the air in the Genesee Valley Mall. Although on Dec. 15, the Jazz Band and the Ambassadors decided to change that by playing a christmas set right in the mall. “We played songs like "...

Students that do not participate in arts are missing out

Students that do not participate in arts are missing out

Jillian Ferry, Assistant Online Editor in Chief

November 28, 2017

Walking down the arts hallway, anyone is guaranteed to to hear the band and choir practicing, drama students rehearsing lines and video students filming. If they peek into classes toward the end of the hall they’ll witness students working passionately on their latest art or CADD projects, or publication...

Band-O-Rama Concert Performs To Raise Money For New Uniforms

Madi Wheeler, Online Editor

October 26, 2017

Sitting in the audience, hearing Colors of the Wind from Pocahontas, guests don’t find themselves looking up at a screen but a group of musicians with an assortment of instruments. The annual fall band concert was held in the Ruby Zima auditorium Oct. 20. This year an entry fee was charged to audience...

French jazz band plays for the community during their visit to the US

The junior percussion group performs the first piece of the night directed by Yohann Fievet.

Alexis Megdanoff, Online Editor

February 14, 2015

As she holds the French flag in front of the school doors, junior Jessica Maher prepares to greet the members of the Limonest Jazz Band visiting all the way from their hometown in France. They were able to make the trip with the help of the Flint Institute of Music whose members provided host families...

Band Concert goes out with a bang, or rather, a christmas song

Riley Wilson, Content Editor

December 14, 2014

All the seats in the auditorium fill up, leaving the stragglers standing off to the sides as more people enter to watch the semi-annual band concert. Instruments of every kind take up the stage as the performers get ready to begin. The band concert took place Thursday and Friday, Dec. 12 and 13. The...