Cisco College hosts Annual Music Festival

Staff Writer
Brownwood Bulletin

The halls at Cisco College were alive with the sound of music, as school bands from across the region came to participate in the annual competition held on Wednesday, March 19, and Thursday, March 20, 2014.

Bands from several elementary, middle and high schools came to challenge their peers in concert, sight-reading and solo ensemble performance.

Several hundred young musicians represented their communities well. Those competing included Deleon Middle School, Gorman Middle School, Santo Beginner Band, Clyde Seventh Grade Band, Hawley Middle School Band, Wylie Middle School Band, Anson Beginner Band, Merkel Middle School Band, Forte Middle School Band, Santa Anna Elementary Band, Ballinger Middle School Band, Mason Middle School Band, Cisco Middle School Band, Bangs Middle School Band, Sonora Middle School Band, Irion County Elementary Band, Seymour Middle School Band, Rotan Middle School Band, Sonora High School Band, Eastland High School Band, Abilene Christian School Band, Gorman High School Band, Clyde Eighth Grade Band, Cross Plains Middle School Band, Santo Middle School Band, Cross Plains High School Band, Early Middle School Band, Santa Anna High School Band, Rochelle High School Band, Christoval Beginner Band, Munday Sixth Grade Band, Eastland Middle School Band, Electra Beginner Band, Munday Fifth Grade Band, Bangs Sixth Grade Band, Munday Seventh Grade Band, Water Valley Middle School Band, and Rotan High School Band.

The Cisco Music Festival is an annual event and Texas youth school bands are encouraged to become involved. For more information about next year’s festival contact Cisco College Band Director Manuel (Manny) Martinez at (254) 442-5125.