The Ray-Pec Bands have a long history of Exemplary "1" ratings at large group festival. The three plaques pictured above are only part of our collection. Friday, March 11, 2016 the Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band both earned "1" ratings from each of the four judges (three judges in stage performance and one judge for sight-reading). Each band will add an additional year to the plaques shown above. Each student in these groups will also receive a blue state medal. Symphonic Band is under the direction of Dillon Jarrett and Jennifer Gibson with assistance from Brandon McCoy. Wind Symphony is under the direction of John Wilson with assistance from Brandon McCoy.
Percussion ensemble and Concert Band received Outstanding "2" ratings at the festival. Both groups received a combination of "1" and "2" ratings from the various judges. Each student will receive a red state medal for their performance. This is Ray-Pec's first year to present a percussion ensemble in the State Large Group Festival. Percussion Ensemble is under the direction of Brandon McCoy. Concert Band is under the direction of John Wilson.
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