HCHS Black and Silver Brigade Awards and Honors 2017-2018:
The Black and Silver Brigade has two marching bands-A football band with over 200 students and a smaller competition
ensemble with 175 members.
The band had three top 5 finishes at state marching contests this season, including Grand Champion Honors at the Sound of
- Gold Invitational.
- Concert Band:
- 300+ enrolled in program; program includes four concert bands, a jazz ensemble, a percussion ensemble, colorguard, and
- numerous chamber ensembles
Large Group Performance Evaluation:
- Concert Band (Grade IV)-All Superiors
- Symphonic Band (Grade V)-All Superiors
- Wind Symphony (Grade VI)-All Superiors (all A’s)
- Exemplary Performance Award Recipient-This award was given to only two bands in Georgia from the Georgia Music
- Educators Association; this is the highest recognition bestowed to schools from the state’s association.
- 46 students in District Honor Band
- 18 students in South Georgia Region Band
- 4 students in All State Band
- 7 students in District Jazz Honor Band
- 10 students in the UGA Jan Fest Honor Band
Previous Parade appearances:
- 2017-Universal Studios Parade, Orlando, Florida
- 2015-Outback Bowl Parade, Tampa, Florida
- 2012-New York City St. Patrick’s Day Parade, New York, New York
- 2010-McDonald’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Chicago, Illinois