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MHS "Gems" Winterguard Performs in Championships at ASU
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Monday, April 09, 2018
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Submitted by –Mr. Ivan Pour Instrumental Director at MHS

 (Maricopa) On Friday afternoon, April 6th, 2018, the Maricopa High School "Gems" Winter Guard gave their final performance of their 2018 program "The Greatest Show" at Winter Guard Arizona Championships held at Wells Fargo Arena on the Campus of Arizona State University. The guard received excellent feedback from a double panel of the best adjudicators in the Indoor Pageantry and Marching Arts World and also got to see lots of awesome performances and an exhibition from the Fenix Independent Guard - ASU's Winter Guard. The guard got great compliments on their improvement and growth in technique and skill over the course of the season with the judges agreeing that a solid foundation has been built for the upcoming marching band season.

 

This was also an emotional night as this performance also marked the last for MHS Guard Coach Taylor Austin as she moves on to new professional endeavors. Taylor became coach of the MHS Guard after having been a founding member of the team and MHS graduate as well as an assistant coach under team founder Maria Pour. The team has grown and flourished under Taylor's leadership, and we want to thank her for her outstanding contribution to the guard, the MHS band, and the MHS community.

 

We want to thank the entire Maricopa community for their support of the MHS Band Program and the arts in MUSD! For more information about the Maricopa Unified School District please call 520.568.5100 or visit the District’s website at www.maricopausd.org

 

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