MH bands shine at region assessment in Dunbar

The Mountain Home School District bands had an impressive showing this weekend as they hosted the Arkansas School Band and Orchestra Association Region 6 Concert Band Assessment.

Mountain Home Band Director Tom Chetnik says the high school band picked up several honors.

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Chetnik says a couple of Mountain Home's junior high bands also performed well.

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The Mountain Home High School band will perform at the Music for All Southern Regional Concert Band Festival sponsored by Arkansas Tech University March 28th at the Center for the Arts in Russellville. The junior high band is scheduled to perform the Star Spangled Banner on May 15th when the Springfield Cardinals host the Arkansas Travelers at Hammons Field. In addition, all bands will perform their end-of-the-year concerts in early May.

Chetnik says he will visit with prospective band members from the fifth grade at Hackler Intermediate School the week after spring break. Signup nights will be held April 1st, 3rd and 5th, and all information will be sent home to fifth grade parents.

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