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Superior Ratings for 10 Pinecrest band students

A couple of our Pinecrest Band students went to a friendly competition at UNC Pembroke yesterday and they all got


We are so proud of you!

Congrats to our: 🎉

Sax quartet (pictured): 🎷
John Kyle Coniglio, Chris Schaefer, Jacob Terrio and
Anderson Noonan

Trombone Trio:
Matthew Wise, Jason Wise, Ryan Hoig

Trumpet/Bassoon Duet:
Hannah Maples and Josie Mattie

Hope Sellers (flute)

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Thank you, Rotary Club of Pinehurst!

On behalf of our Director of Bands, Mr. Eugene Cottrell, and the Pinecrest Band students we would like to thank the Rotary Club of Pinehurst for their generous donation towards our band program.

Thank you for having us at your meeting today and for inviting our saxophone ensemble to perform at the Resort. We enjoyed the warm welcome and gracious hospitality extended to us

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1st Spring Horn Line Marching Practice


Monday, 3/20 and Tuesday, 3/21:
Color Guard Open Practice: 4pm – 6pm 😊

Wednesday, 3/22: 🎷
1st Spring Horn Line Marching Practice: 4pm – 5:30pm

PLEASE SHARE (!) and pass the word to any current 8th Graders and/or anyone interested in Marching Band for the 2017/2018 school year.

#marchingpatriots #pinecrestband

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Pinecrest Wind Ensemble at UNCP Band Concert

Our Pinecrest Wind Ensemble was invited by Dr. Tim Altman to perform at the opening of the

UNCP Band Concert featuring: 🎷
Concerto Competition Winners

Thursday, March 02, 2017
7:30 PM – 8:30 PM 🎷
Givens Performing Arts Center GPAC Theatre

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke,
1 University Drive, 🎷
Pembroke, NC 28372

The Pinecrest Wind Ensemble will be performing the music from our MPA (music performance adjudication). The music consists of a required march, this year we are playing The Trombone King by Karl King for that selection. The march is followed by two graded selections that must be chosen from a state sanctioned list. Our graded selections are from the most difficult portion of that list in the grade V and grade VI categories. Concert Variations by Claude T. Smith is our grade V and Divertimento by Vincent Persichetti is our grade VI.

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Contact Mr. Cottrell

Best way to contact Mr. Cottrell is to email him at MM2017

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