The Farley Middle School and Hutto Middle School bands recently continued the outstanding tradition of excellence by Hutto ISD bands, as they shined brightly in the UIL Music Region 26 competition.
Three Farley MS bands earned Sweepstakes in the competition. The Concert, Symphonic and Wind Ensemble Bands all received the highest award for the first time in FMS history.
The bands are under the direction of Mrs.Caporicci, Mr. Zook and Mr. Ruschhaupt.
Tthe Hutto MS Concert Band, Symphonic Band, and Wind Ensemble also represented Hutto ISD in oustanding fashion.
The Concert Band attended the event for the first time in HMS history and earned ratings of Excellent in both the Concert and Sight-Reading events. The band is under the direction of Mr. Rush.
The Symphonic Band, directed by Mr. Acuff, earned its first-ever Superior rating in the Concert portion of the evaluation and an Excellent rating in Sight-Reading.
The HMS Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Mrs. Champion, earned Superior ratings in both events and brought home the coveted UIL Sweepstakes trophy.
Congratulations to all of the bands for representing Hippo Nation!