26 Oct 2016

Future Bears Make Some Music At CHS Band Night

On Friday, October 21, 40 young musicians from ten different middle schools attended Catholic HighÕs annual Band Night.  
The crisp fall weather provided the perfect backdrop for the evening as the guests and their families gathered in the grassy area adjacent to Olympia Field. After checking in, the middle school students met their CHS band counterparts and enjoyed jambalaya provided by Pete Hymel. They also ran through warm ups with CHS and SJA students before marching into the stadium and performing in the stands during the Catholic-St. Amant game.  

Admissions director Sherie LeBlanc reflected, ÒI think Band Night provides prospective students a great opportunity to experience CHS with present students who share their passion for music. ItÕs this passion that makes our performing arts program so successful. Hopefully our young guests will want to be a part of that tradition.Ó

Sophomore alto saxophone player Sayer Sauviac agreed. ÒHaving the middle schoolers up there with us gives the band a totally different feeling and energy than a regular home game. It’s great to show the kids a little taste of what the Catholic High Band program is all about and form early relationships with some of the future members of the band.Ó

Band Night is one of many events leading up to Catholic High SchoolÕs Open House on Thursday, November 10, from 5-7 p.m. For more information on the admissions process and timeline, visit the Admissions Page of the CHS website or contact Sherie LeBlanc at sleblanc@catholichigh.org.