The FHN Band Program is Competing at State on March 16


Credit to Sophie Stachula

The FHN Jazz 1 ensemble performs at Jazz Howell Night on Feb. 19

The FHN bands will be going to the state contest on March 16, 2022. There are several bands here at North including in and out of school. Some in school examples are Jazz 1 and 2, wind ensemble and concert band. Some extracurricular bands include basketball and marching band. The in school bands will be going to Holt High School in Wentzville Missouri. This is an all bands competition meaning that all of the band classes will be attending.

“The next concert will be for the state contest,” FHN Band Director and Teacher Robert Stegeman said. “[it’s not a recording] we’re going and it will be in Missouri.”

They will be playing Country Gardens by Percy Grainger and A Weekend In New York by Phillip Sparke. Other bands will also be playing Hillside March, Spiro and Them Basses. Oftentimes, people are in band to have fun but they should also remember to practice and use their time wisely.

“Band is a good community overall,” five year band student and sophomore Luke Schwent said. “There’s a lot of good people that you can meet.”