The St. Augustine High School Music Department presents its annual spring concert on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at the Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall at Loyola.
The concert features special guests: PJ Morton, Robin Barnes and
The Roots of Music.
WHAT: St. Augustine High School Spring Band Concert
WHEN: Saturday, April 16, 2016
WHERE: Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall
Loyola University New Orleans Communications/Music complex
6363 St Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA 70118
TIME: 6 p.m.
TICKETS: $10 in advance and $15 at the door.
The St. Augustine High School Music Department presents its annual spring concert on Saturday, April 16, 2016, at the Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall on Loyola’s campus.
The Spring Band Concert will feature student performances with selections from classical, contemporary, jazz, and old school R&B. Special guests PJ Morton, Robin Barnes and The Roots of Music will join the St. Aug band for this special night of music.
“Our concert offers entertainment for all musical genres and we’re planning a great show that the whole family will enjoy,” said Eddie Williams, Director of Bands at St. Augustine High School. “We are honored to be able to include amazing local talent as well.”
Under the direction of our legendary Band Master, the late Edwin H. Hampton, The Marching 100 became one of the most renowned high school bands in the United States. Students will celebrate Mr. Hampton’s contributions to the school’s legacy with a special, musical tribute.
For more than 65 years, the St. Augustine Marching 100, has thrilled thousands of fans with exciting performances that have made it one of the best high school bands in the country. That tradition of excellence thrives today as the Marching 100 continues its pursuit of the highest levels of musicianship and precision.
The Marching 100 has performed in multiple Rose Bowl and Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parades. A featured performer in Super Bowl half time shows and Pope John Paul II’s visit to New Orleans, the band is profiled in countless television shows, movies and documentaries.
General admission tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door. Advance tickets are available at St. Augustine High School through Friday, April 15.
About the St. Augustine High School Music Program: St. Augustine High School’s internationally acclaimed music program draws talented students from all around the Greater New Orleans area. This unique program brings students directly into the life of New Orleans’ professional music community, allowing them to study in a disciplined environment, while receiving a standard of artistic and academic training unique at the secondary school level. Graduates of the program go on to study at some of the world’s best colleges and conservatories.