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PHS Band Advances 26 State Finals Entries

February 24, 2015
PHS Band Advances 26 State Finals Entries

Each year the Plymouth High School music department participates in the Indiana State School Music Solo and Ensemble competition.   This year, the event was hosted at Kokomo High School on Saturday, January 31st. Numerous students from the band classes competed in the event throughout the day.   Plymouth High School annually advances numerous students to...
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PHS Band Advances to Semi-State

October 20, 2014
PHS Band Advances to Semi-State

On Saturday, October 18th, the “Pride of Plymouth” marching band competed in the Indiana State School Music Association’s Regional marching band competition. The ISSMA Regional event brings all of the Open Class bands in the state together into two sites (North and South). At each of these sites, the bands compete for top honors...
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PHS Band Earns 11th Consecutive State Award

May 30, 2014
PHS Band Earns 11th Consecutive State Award

The Plymouth Community School Corporation and the “Pride of Plymouth” band program at PHS have been notified that they have earned the prestigious “All-Music Award” from the Indiana State School Music Association for the eleventh consecutive school year.  This award is only presented to the top music programs in the state and you must...
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2nd Annual Zombie Chase for PHS Bands is June 7th

May 15, 2014
2nd Annual Zombie Chase for PHS Bands is June 7th

Last year, there were runners from four states involved in the Pride of Plymouth Bands Zombie Chase 5K!  The 5K run/walk course is set to go through Centennial Park’s paved and unpaved trails taking the participants through multiple “Zombie Zones” where you will be chased by costumed zombies.  The goal of the 5K is...
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Plymouth Band Members Earn All-Star Band Positions

April 13, 2014

Each year, the National Band Association hosts the “Indiana All-Star Marching Band” for students from the top Indiana High School band programs.  This honor band annually performs and marches in the Indianapolis 500 Festival Parade on Memorial Day Weekend.  Traditionally, each member of the band that is selected will wear the uniform of their...
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PHS Winter Drumline Class B Champion

March 10, 2014
PHS Winter Drumline Class B Champion

  On Saturday, March 8th, the Plymouth High School Winter Drumline competed at their final Indiana Percussion Association invitational of the season.  The PHS Winter Drumline was the Class B Champion at the event and was presented with a trophy and a Vic Firth mallet bag set. The PHS Drumline is currently ranked #1...
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Plymouth Band Brings Home Gold at State Finals

March 4, 2014
Plymouth Band Brings Home Gold at State Finals

  03/05/14 Recently, numerous students from the Plymouth High School band department advanced to the Indiana State School Music Association’s annual Solo and Ensemble State Finals competition.   To advance to the state level, students must compete in the most difficult level of performance and select advanced-level music from a state required list of repertoire. ...
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‘Pride of Plymouth’ On to Semi-State

October 23, 2013
‘Pride of Plymouth’ On to Semi-State

  10/24/13 The Plymouth High School Marching Band competed in the Indiana State School Music Association’s Regional competition this past Saturday at Lafayette Jefferson High School.  This year, the band is competing in Open Class B with some of the best bands in Indiana. This year, the state music association reformatted the competition structure...
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15th Annual Harvest Festival of Bands in Plymouth Saturday

October 3, 2013
15th Annual Harvest Festival of Bands in Plymouth Saturday

  10/04/13  Saturday, September 28th, the “Pride of Plymouth” marching band competed in the annual Penn High School marching band invitational.  Plymouth was one of nine bands competing in Class B competition. “We knew going into this event that it was going to be a tough competition for us,” said Plymouth band director Bryan...
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Celebrating a Decade of Success

June 29, 2013
Celebrating a Decade of Success

  07/01/13 In June, the Plymouth Community School Corporation administration received notification from the Indiana State School Music Association that the Plymouth High School band program, under the direction of Bryan Ames, had received the prestigious “All-Music Award.” This award is presented to only the music departments in Indiana that successfully participate in all...
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PHS Band to Host “Zombie Chase 5-K” on Saturday

May 29, 2013
PHS Band to Host “Zombie Chase 5-K” on Saturday

  05/30/2013  This Saturday, June 1st, at 10 a. m. the Plymouth High School Band is hosting a new event that they hope to make an annual run!   They are hosting a 5-K run called the “Zombie Chase 5k!” This event will be a 5k run starting at the PHS stadium complex and running through...
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PHS Band Performs in Rain for Local Vets and Community

May 28, 2013
PHS Band Performs in Rain for Local Vets and Community

    05/29/13 Despite the cold and rainy morning, the PHS band members showed up at Oak Hill Cemetery prepared to stand in the rain to perform for the community and local veterans who attended the annual Memorial Day ceremony.   Holding umbrellas over the performers, many band parents and community members helped keep...
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PHS Band Project – “Clean-Up”

April 24, 2013
PHS Band Project – “Clean-Up”

  04/25/13 The PHS Band Department was recently offered a chance to perform a community or school service project in an effort to raise funds for the band program. Oliver Ford will be doing another “Drive-4-UR-School” fund-raising event with the music department on Saturday, May 18th. Ford Motor Company is offering incentives for school...
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PHS Bands and Orchestra Make School History

April 23, 2013
PHS Bands and Orchestra Make School History

  04/24/13 On Saturday, March 20, the PHS Orchestra, under the direction of Mrs. Jodi Kallenberg, made their first-ever appearance at the annual Indiana State School Music Association’s Organization Contest for concert bands, orchestras, and choirs. Due to the PHS Orchestra becoming a full year course offering this year, the ensemble was able to...
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PHS Drumline Advances to IPA State Finals

April 1, 2013
PHS Drumline Advances to IPA State Finals

  04/02/13 In a season filled with some of the highest scoring performances in school history, the Plymouth High School Winter Drumline, a program within the band department, recently completed their season by qualifying for the annual Indiana Percussion Association’s State Finals. Completing the regular season, the drumline competed in the I.P.A. State Prelims...
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PHS Drumline Advances to State Finals this Weekend

March 20, 2013
PHS Drumline Advances to State Finals this Weekend

  03/21/13 On Saturday, March 16th, the Plymouth Winter Drumline competed in the Indiana Percussion Association’s state prelims. This event brought over 100 performing groups from around the state together for a chance at the annual IPA State Finals. Plymouth began last season as a Class PSAA ensemble and due to high scores, was...
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33 from PHS to Participate at ISSMA State Solo & Ensemble Contest

February 11, 2013
33 from PHS to Participate at ISSMA State Solo & Ensemble Contest

  02/12/13 On Saturday, January 26th, the Plymouth High School Band competed in the Indiana State School Music Association’s annual Solo and Ensemble district level competition.  The event was held at Kokomo High School. Plymouth students took a total of fifty-four solo and ensemble participants to the event.  Each event is given a rating...
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PHS Band Qualifies 33 for State ISSMA Competition

January 28, 2013
PHS Band Qualifies 33 for State ISSMA Competition

  01/29/13 On Saturday, the Plymouth High School band students competed in the ISSMA District level Solo and Ensemble competition.   PHS had an amazing showing at the contest.  From the high school bands there were 50 Gold Medals and 4 Silver Medals awarded to our students!  Of the 50 gold medals – 33 of...
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PHS Music Students Perform at Miller’s

December 21, 2012
PHS Music Students Perform at Miller’s

 12/24/12 The members of the PHS Jazz Band and PHS Orchestra performed Thursday for the residents of Millers Merry Manor.  Both ensembles prepared numerous traditional Christmas and holiday selections for the residents.   PHS Band Director Bryan Ames said, “This was a wonderful opportunity for our students to have the chance to give back...
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Pride of Plymouth Makes History – Advances to Semi-State

October 15, 2012
Pride of Plymouth Makes History – Advances to Semi-State

  10/16/12 Despite the down-pouring rain and gusting winds, the Pride of Plymouth Marching Band rehearsed outside on Saturday morning to help prepare for the evening performance at the Indiana State School Music Association’s Regional Competition.   This event determines which bands move on to the final round of competition leading into the state finals....
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