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Band Students Audition for All-Virginia Band

Band Students Audition for All-Virginia Band

Merrill Livingston, Midlo Scoop Staff

March 1, 2018


Filed under A & E

On February 24, 2018, both Matthew Tignor and Paul Covert had to opportunity to try out for All-Virginia Band at James Madison University. Both outstanding band students were happy to represent Midlo at the auditions. After earning a spot in Senior Regional Band, both Tignor and Covert qualified ...

Paul Covert Continues Musical Madness

Paul Covert Continues Musical Madness

Merrill Livingston, Midlo Scoop Staff

December 5, 2017


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On Monday, November 7,  2017, Paul Covert possibly changed his life forever when he auditioned at James Madison University and was accepted into the School of Music. Covert has always had a passion for music, being the lead trombonist and Drum Major of the Trojans Marching Band. Paul has played an ac...

Musically Inclined

Musically Inclined

Jake Petrillo and Mr. Gordon Rawls

February 27, 2017


Filed under Performing Arts

Congratulations to bassoonist Matthew Tignor, trombonist Paul Covert, and clarinetist Ketki Morabkar for outstanding showings at the All-Virginia Band and Orchestra auditions on Saturday.  The chance to try out is an accomplishment in itself. All three scored very well, and Tignor, selected to the...

On The Road to Districts

On The Road to Districts

Jake Petrillo, Staff Writer

February 6, 2017


Filed under A & E, Performing Arts

On Saturday, January 14th, L.C. Byrd High School hosted auditions for the 2017 VBODA District 3 All-District Band. Twelve Midlothian High School band students auditioned, and nine were selected for this year's All-District Bands.  FIVE of those were selected to the top Band, and THREE of those placed...

Marching to the Beat

Marching to the Beat

Jake Petrillo, Staff Writer

October 11, 2016


Filed under Performing Arts

The Midlothian High School Band program currently has an enrollment of about 145 members, the largest group since 2008. Each year, more and more freshman pour into the music program, and it takes a special occasion to open the flood gates. Middle School Band is that perfect occasion to make middle ...

Paul Covert Selected for All-County Jazz Band

Paul Covert Selected for All-County Jazz Band

Merrill Livingston, Staff Writer

April 11, 2016


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1) What inspired you to join Jazz Band? I really like music, and it has always been my passion. I decided to join Jazz Band to expand my music library and immerse myself in the world of jazz music.  Joining Jazz Band was by far one of the best decisions I have made in my life. 2) What kind of...

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