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AHS drumline wins best front ensemble

The Aledo High School Drumline placed second and received Best Front Ensemble in Classification 5A at the HEB Drumline Clinic Contest on Sept. 13.

In May, these students won the Percussive Arts Society International Convention contest for several recordings they submitted last spring. They were invited to be showcased at the PASIC convention Nov. 19-22.

Since early summer, these students have put in “countless hours” preparing their 2014 Marching Show – Defiance – as well as preparing for their PASIC performance in Indianapolis.

The is the largest percussion event in the world, featuring more than 120 concerts, clinics, master classes, labs, workshops, panels and presentations. The finest artists from around the world are invited to present and perform at PASIC. The program showcases all areas of percussion, including drumset, marching, keyboard, symphonic, world, recreational, education, music technology, new music and health and wellness. The convention's International Drum and Percussion Expo is held annually with more than 120 exhibitors showcasing the latest in percussion instruments, gear, publications and services.

The next PASIC preview concert is Tues., Nov. 18, at 7 p.m. in the AHS auditorioum. Please go and show your support before they depart for Indianapolis.