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Parade of Bands concerts

Posted on Monday, March 4, 2013 at 8:30 am

The Lincoln County R-III Bands will be presenting a “Parade of Bands” on Saturday March 23. This series of concerts will feature all of the bands in the Lincoln County R-III School District.

The schedule for the day has three separate concerts staring at 1, 2:30 and 4 p.m. The concert at 1 p.m. will feature the sixth grade band and both the middle school and high school jazz band. The concert at 2:30 p.m. will feature the seventh grade band, high school concert band, and the middle school and high school drum lines. The 4 p.m. concert will feature the eighth grade band and the high school symphonic band.

The concerts are located at Bonfils Auditorium and are free and open to the public. However the band will be accepting donations at the door to help with the purchase of new band uniforms for the 2013 marching season. The Lincoln County R-III band program includes just under 500 students in grades six through twelve and are taught by band directors Eric Blankenship and Tracy Thomas.