All-District Band Concerts

All-District Band Concerts
Congratulations to all of the highly talented student musicians who participated in the NC Bandmasters Association Central District all-district clinics and concerts this past weekend!  The middle school clinic was held at Sanderson High School, while the high school clinic was conducted at Apex Friendship High School.  All students had the opportunity to perform in the magnificent Duke Energy Cen...
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No Honor Band Rehearsal Tonight

No Honor Band Rehearsal Tonight
Wake County Public Schools System has cancelled all after school activities this evening due to impending inclement weather.  Unfortunately, this means we must cancel the North Raleigh Honor Band rehearsal tonight.  See you all next week!    
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High School Sectional Leaders Start Their Work

High School Sectional Leaders Start Their Work
Last week, our North Raleigh Honor Band held its first sessions led by our fabulous high school sectional leaders from the Millbrook High School band program. Our sectional leaders offered drills and techniques to the percussionists (led by Ethan Styll), ensemble insight to the woodwinds (led by Carissa Petzold), tone production tips to the low brass (led by Jeremy Petersen), and music practice to...
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North Raleigh Honor Band Off and Running

North Raleigh Honor Band Off and Running
Last night, Music Is Instrumental's North Raleigh Honor Band kicked off with our first rehearsal at Millbrook High School.  By all accounts, the evening was a great start to our inaugural season.   The honor band musicians were introduced to Conductor, Michael Krier as well as several of our high school musician mentors.  Music Is Instrumental's Founder and President, Hannah Scanlon, commented "We...
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New Year, New Band In Raleigh!

New Year, New Band In Raleigh!
Happy New Year from Music Is Instrumental! We are tremendously excited that the launch of our North Raleigh Honor Band for advanced middle school musicians is just days away.  Our inaugural half-season starts with our first rehearsal from 7:00-8:30 PM on Wednesday January 6th in the band room at Millbrook High School.  We will hold a second set of placement hearings during this rehearsal for st...
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It’s Not Too Late!

Great job to all those who played for Mr. Krier and Hannah at tonight's placement hearings! We are very excited to work with you all in the coming months. For those who could not make it tonight or have not yet registered, do not worry! We will leave registration open until our first rehearsal on January 6th. At this rehearsal, our sectional instructors will hold a second round of placement hearin...
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Honor Band Calendar Set

Honor Band Calendar Set
Dates and locations have been set for the inaugural half season of our North Raleigh Honor Band.  Rehearsals are Wednesday evenings from January 6th through April 20th from 7:00-8:30 in the Millbrook High School band room.  Our season ends with a concert on April 27th in the Millbrook High School auditorium.  More information can be found here. Registration for the North Raleigh Honor Band is n...
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Announcing North Raleigh Honor Band Conductor

Music Is Instrumental, Inc. is pleased to announce that Michael W. Krier has accepted appointment as the North Raleigh Honor Band Conductor for our inaugural half-season in Winter/Spring 2016. Mr. Krier is a Raleigh native and currently Director of Bands at North Garner Middle School.  He has developed and improved the band and orchestra programs at several middle schools in our region, and led hi...
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