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Standing at attention and resolute in the cold wind, the Jesuit Ursuline Ranger Band members undertake their daily practice in Postell Stadium for their annual marching show, which they perform at every football game and marching competition of the year. The loud percussion and bold brass ring out in the early hours of the day, an odd sound to...
Saturday, October 11th marked the first competition of the school year for the Jesuit Ursuline Ranger Band, the Little Elm Classic on the Lake Marching Competition. Going into the competition as an underdog, and generally the only private school band to compete in this contest, the Jesuit Ursuline Ranger Band went toe to toe with some of the largest public schools...
Unfortunately, the Jesuit Rangers football team lost in the third round of the playoffs last week. Though obviously a heart-wrenching defeat for the team, the loss was also a disappointment to cheerleaders, band members, Rangerettes, and Lone Rangers, especially seniors. For the Jesuit Ursuline Ranger Band (JURB), the loss was met with a bittersweet attitude. Despite the fact that it...
The pianist gazes out toward the audience - twenty, maybe thirty thousand members he presumes - and proceeds to take his seat at the glossy Yamaha piano. He slowly rolls his shoulders backward and exhales slowly, clearing his mind of distractions and focusing his attention solely on the sheet music that faces him. His fingertips gently touch...
The Jesuit Ursuline Ranger Band (JURB) and Color Guard embarked on arguably their biggest spring trip in history on March 22, 2013, a four day educational vacation to Walt Disney World in Florida. That Thursday, the Jesuit and Ursuline students traveled to Orlando International Airport via two early morning Southwest Airline flights which left from Dallas-Love Field Airport. JURB...
Ah, Ranger Day, the most anticipated day of the Jesuit school year. As always, Ranger Day presents an opportunity for Jesuit students to showcase their musical skills and talents. This year, there were five performances: The Undecided, Martin Flores, The Water Coolers, Benito Buksh, and Inwood. These DJs and bands made it worthwhile for the students to endure the cold...
After an incredibly successful season, the future Mozarts, band majors, and Frank Sinatras in the Jesuit Orchestra, Marching Band and Men’s Chorus shared their talent with the Jesuit community in finale concerts. Last Tuesday, the Jesuit Band and Men’s Choir performed a variety of pieces at the Spring Concert at Jesuit, while the Orchestra had their end-of-year concert on Sunday...
A room full of spectators, the walls vibrating from the wonderful music, the band prepared to show off all of their hard work throughout the year as the concert began. On May 1, the Jesuit Ursuline Ranger Band, Men’s Chorus, the percussion ensemble, and the jazz band performed in the Terry Center for their Spring Concert. This was the...

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