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Musical championships at Mary Hardin-Baylor

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Posted: Friday, March 28, 2014 4:30 am

More than 3,000 music students will perform on the campus of University of Mary Hardin-Baylor this weekend at the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools state music meet.

Vocal and instrumental competitions are scheduled over the three-day event, which started Thursday.

Orchestras competed Thursday, large school bands and small school choirs perform today, with small school bands and large school choirs concluding Saturday’s concerts.

All instrumental performances will be at Presser Hall on the UMHB campus, but due to the continued growth of the TAPPS event, termed “championships” by the association, vocal competitions are hosted by Belton First Baptist Church.

“The work put forth by (UMHB’s) Matt Crosby and James Whitis have helped the TAPPS competition improve with each contest,” said spokeman Bryan Bunselmeyer.

“The (UMHB) students have generously given their time in the past and will again this year — their assistance and support make the event possible.”

Judges for the contests include many with local ties to area public high schools as well as UMHB and are chosen to provide a “positive opportunity for students to display their talents in a supportive environment,” Bunselmeyer added.

Solo performances are presented for adjudicators only, but all larger performances are free and open to the public, he said.

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