Congratulations to the 2014 KAIS 8th Grade Band for the honor of being selected to perform at the Pennsylvania Music Education Association’s 2015 Conference in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Groups from all over the state submitted applications to perform and the 8th grade band was chosen to present a concert for the state’s music educators at 2:15 PM on Friday, March 27th 2015. More information about the conference can be found here —> CLICK HERE
The 8th Grade band will have an open rehearsal on Wednesday, March 25th from 6-8 PM. Parents and community members are welcomed to attend the rehearsal in the high school auditorium to hear the ensemble rehearse before departing for their performance.
Mr. Traugh and the 8th Grade Band would like to thank Mr. Pityk and Mr. Heiny for their assistance in rehearsals. KAIS Principals Mr. Lohr & Mr. Cardamone as well as the KAIS staff for their continued daily support. Thank you also to Dr. Meighan, Mr. Koter and the district administration. A VERY special thank you to the student’s parents and community for promoting instrumental music as an integral part in a well rounded education. This is an outstanding accomplishment for these students, the music program, and the Kiski Area School District.
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The award-winning Kiski Area Winterguard would like to invite all interested 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th grade girls to participate in the Elementary Winterguard program. No previous experience is necessary. Instruction in basic flag skills will be provided by Sara Sheaffer, one of our SRA instructors, with assistance from high school SA guard members. The girls will learn a flag routine and participate in 3 exhibition performances (Additional information regarding performances will be provided). A $45 registration fee includes instruction and a t-shirt which will be worn during the performance. Check out the flyer below for sign-up details!!!
Building off the success of their 2014 WGI World Championship's Bronze Medal season, the Kiski Area Winter Percussion Group is gearing up for what should be another inspiring winter and spring!! Auditions will take place in the high school band rooms on Monday November 24th, from 6-8:30pm. Audition materials and detailed information about the season can be obtained from Mr. Heiny at any time. This year's production "Clearly" will feature music by Phillip Glass, Rob Ferguson and Skrillex.
The Kiski Area High School Marching Band excited audiences and judges again at the Bands of America Regional Championship in Newark, DE on October 25! The band won high music and high general effect in prelims, claiming the band's 35th BOA class championship! In finals the band won high music and finished second place overall by .15 of a point. Congrats to all the staff, students, and parents who helped make this special day happen. The band finishes their season on November 1st at Penn Trafford High School in PIMBA's Championship event. Go to www.pimba.org for details! Good luck as you finish this amazing season!
The Kiski Area Marching Band band brought home it's 17th Bands of America Regional title this past Saturday from the BOA Monroeville Regional Championship. The band put on two outstanding performances winning High Visual and General Effect, as well as taking 1st place overall! The band competed against amazing programs from New York, Virginia, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. A huge congratulations goes out to the students, staff, and parents who made the weekend so special. Good luck KA Band as you continue your journey this season! Below are a few pics from the event!
The annual tradition continues at Davis Field on September 6 as the Kiski Area Marching Band hosts the first PIMBA show of the season. Come see nine outstanding groups as they debut their 2014 shows! Click HERE for more info! The show schedule is below.