Ray-Pec Band students performed at the District Solo and Small Ensemble Festival in Grain Valley Friday, March 28 and Saturday, March 29, 2014. Students spend months preparing solo and/or ensemble literature to perform for trained judges. Judges rate each performance as Division I (Exemplary), Division II (Outstanding), Division III (Satisfactory), Division IV (Developing), or Division V (Ineffective). Students who receive a Division I (Exemplary) rating will perform their music at the state level May 2, 2014 on campus at MU in Columbia.
Division I (Exemplary) Ratings
Division II (Outstanding) Ratings
Division III (Satisfactory)
Hawaii Trip Approved!
It's official. The School Board approved the Band Department to take an unforgettable trip to Hawaii in November 2015.
The first trip informational meeting will be held Tuesday, March 11 at 7:00pm in the South High School theater. All students currently in 7th through 10th Grade are invited to the meeting where details for the trip will be announced.
Check out what's been happening in the band department.