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The saxophones whistle, and the clarinets glisten, and the percussionists bristle. Whispers slip through the crowd like wind through the plains. The countenances of the band are calm and steady, and the conductors steel themselves. School President Michael Earsing addresses the crowd and cracks a few jokes with them, and then Band Director Zane Crownover does the same. Then,...
As students walk from activity to activity, they pause as a they hear a DJ going wild in front of the Terry Center, intrigued to the point that their desire to play dodgeball or their desire to steal a hotdog vanishes. Like bees to a flower, they flock to the beat of the music, gathering as a crowd, the...
Tap, tap, tap. Reverberating across the field, the beat of the drum echoes throughout the entire ensemble, their feet imitating the staccato pulses. Each student intently focused on staying in form, keeping their upper bodies as still as a statue while their lower bodies move in sequence. From their first rehearsal 3 months ago, to their most recent rehearsal...
Music is a means of expressing emotion and passion. Whether it be The Fray’s tragic How to Save a Life or  IZ’s dreamy Somewhere over the Rainbow, music can exhibit love and excitement and grief and despair in a way that no other art form can, with a story of chords, melodious and dissonant, that sound straight to your...
Every Wednesday, the Jesuit senior class disperses throughout the area to serve the community: from homeless shelters to hospitals, from schools to soup kitchens; the choices are innumerable. One group of musicians travels to retirement homes just to make music. But is musical performance really service? What is service? According to Merriam-Webster, service is simply a helpful act - an...

Song For Peace

"Lean on me, when you're not strong..." Jesuit Men’s Chorus was strong, however, when they accepted the invitation to sing at The Peace Day Dallas closing ceremonies, an event that took place on The International Day of Peace which has been observed across the world since 1982. Our Men’s Chorus performed “Lean On Me” by Bill Withers as their musical offering...
The Jesuit-Ursuline Ranger Band It's 7 o'clock in the morning, and the members of the Jesuit-Ursuline Ranger Band are just beginning to start with music and drills. All of the band members know that it takes practice, determination, and more practice to get to the right spots at the right time when the show is live. This is a routine...
From the ominous Incantation and Dance to the light-hearted Lassus Trombone, the Jesuit Ursuline Ranger Band ended the school year with a spectacular performance at the Spring Concert on May 3. Also including songs from the Men’s Chorus, and debuting the Jesuit Ursuline Jazz Band, the program attracted over 200 people and exceeded everyone’s expectations. The concert band played...

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