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LONGVIEW (KYTX) - The Longview High School Lobo Band on Saturday earned a first division rating from the entire judging panel to bring home its 64th consecutive ‘superior' University Interscholastic League marching contest rating.
With the top honor, the ‘Big Green Marching Machine' maintains the state record for consecutive superior ratings in a regional contest.
The Longview High School Lobo Band specializes in military style marching that has distinguished it from other bands and has been a local tradition for more than 80 years. The 2013-14 band has about 200 members.
In addition to the various group events Longview High School band members compete at UIL Solo and Ensemble Contest and also audition for The Texas Music Educators Region, Area and State bands.
David Landry and Grant Woodson also direct the Longview High School Lobo Band.
To see the video of the award-winning performance on Facebook, click here.