Tag: Detwiler

Musicians head to states

Music department regional festivals occurred a few weeks ago.  All musical groups partake in these competitions. “The kids have to make districts first, and then if you are a high enough chair position in districts, then you get to move on to regionals,” band director Larry Detwiler said. Out of the nineteen students that performed

Wind ensemble prepares for holiday concert

The music department consists the choir, the orchestra and the band.  All of these groups have other specialized separate groups.  The choir has vocal ensemble, varsity chorus, and the regular chorus.  The orchestra has an ensemble as well: string ensemble.  The band consists of multiple other groups including the wind ensemble.   The wind ensemble

On Broadway: Musicians plan NYC trip

When he first enrolled at Penn State, band director Larry Detwiler was an architecture major. Now he builds the music department. “I went to college at Penn State and was a part of the Blue Band. I even ended up changing majors,” Detwiler said Detwiler originally planned to be an architect but was missing class