24th place in Bands of America

Bands of America is a marching band competition held across the US from October to November. The Tiger Band competed on Saturday, November 5, placing 24th overall. “Band is important to me because it’s a really big team building activity and you make lots of friends. It’s like one big family and it’s really fun,” said freshman Chris Gearing. Band fills the lives of its … Continue reading 24th place in Bands of America

Twenty One Fans

“Wish we could turn back time/ To the good ‘ole days/ When our mamas sang/ Us to sleep but now we’re/ Stressed Out,” sings a budding band in their hit song, “Stressed Out”. Twenty One Pilots, a band quickly climbing the totem pole of popular culture, is surrounding the minds of teenagers with lyrics and passion. “My friends kept telling me to check them out, … Continue reading Twenty One Fans

Thunder in the Hills and on the Field

Thunder is a noise that holds great power and begs for respect from all who are near, so it only makes sense that the Tiger Drumline hosts the Thunder in the Hills Drumline contest annually. Bands from around Texas are given the opportunity to showcase their talents in front of a renowned panel of judges from across the country. In its 8th year, Thunder in the Hills will … Continue reading Thunder in the Hills and on the Field

Tiger Band makes state

The Dripping Springs Tiger Band headed off to the UIL State Marching Band competition at the Alamodome in San Antonio on November 3rd. Out of the 253 other 5A High Schools in Texas, only ten performed in the state finals, Dripping Springs finished 6th. Band Director Keith Lancaster said he couldn’t be more proud of the effort put in by the band members. “We didn’t even make … Continue reading Tiger Band makes state

Band is successful, continues to state

The Dripping Springs Tiger Band is looking towards the end of their contest season as they get ready for the area competition. So far, the band has performed at BOA Austin, the Westlake Marching Festival, and the region competition. After receiving ‘1’ ratings in all sections of last Tuesday’s region competition, the Tiger Band will perform at area on Saturday in hopes of advancing to … Continue reading Band is successful, continues to state

The “Flight of Spring” takes off

This year, our Dripping Springs High School Marching Band is preparing once again for a great show inspired by the migration of the Monarch butterfly, entitled “The Flight of Spring”. “The migration of the Monarch Butterfly is a yearly journey taken from the northern areas of USA and southern Canada to a fairly concentrated area of Mexico,” explains Derek Woods, one of the band’s directors. … Continue reading The “Flight of Spring” takes off