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Music. It’s what has been bringing people together since people have existed, and it’s what brought people together on October 7 in Little Elm, Texas. There, the Jesuit Ursuline Ranger Band successfully performed this year’s halftime show “Freedom and Brotherhood.” “It is the judges' feedback that we focus on the most,” began Patricia Orendain, band booster president. “At the Little...
The sun beating down on the field, an army of blue and black marching onto the side, the mystical amplified voice of the judge drowning out nature’s sound. On October 27th, the Jesuit Ursuline Ranger Band entered the stadium, focused and ready for the 2018 TPSMEA (Texas Private School Music Educators Association) State Marching Competition, held at Legacy Christian...
The crowd listens in awe as the music echoes throughout the room. The air fills with the sounds of the season, ringing vibrantly with joy. The smell of freshly baked cookies coming from the foyer combined with the holiday music reminded everyone that it’s that wonderfully festive time of year again. On Tuesday, December 5th, the Jesuit-Ursuline Ranger Band, along...
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...
When one thinks of Jesuit, they might picture a breeding ground of curious intellectuals or a petri dish of academic exploration. In addition to its religious education and academic integrity, it is widely regarded for its appreciation of culture, evidenced by items of the Jesuit Art Museum displayed throughout the buildings and grounds. The school band, the Jesuit Musician's Union,...
Writers: Michael Miramontes '18, Caren B. '17 The much-loved movie trilogy “Back to the Future” and its music provided the Jesuit/Ursuline Ranger Band (JURB) with just the right notes to earn first in its division at the recent Classic on the Lake Marching Competition, held in Little Elm.. The addition of props and dancing in the Future show made it a unique challenge...
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...
Friday Night Life of a Band Member Everybody knows the football team’s routine every Friday night: have a good meal a safe distance from warm-ups, a light warm-up to get loose, a classic encouraging pre-game talk, and then charge onto the field to kick off the game. However, far fewer know the Friday night routine of a band member.  While the...

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