Superior Rating for Alma at Minden Bandfest

The Alma High School Band along with the Alma Juinor High Band participated in the Minden Bandfest parade on the 13th. Both bands did a really good job and both got a superior rating. Article by Jillian Holmberg

Alma gets 2nd at Harvest of Harmony

The Alma band left Harvest of Harmony with the second place trophy in class D! We were able to beat more than 40 bands! The band has been practicing for weeks and it all paid off. Article by Kendall Stemper

Alma Marching Band Got 1st in UNK Band Day

NEWS FLASH on UNK BAND DAY. Just received word from UNK that there was a clerical error in the presentation of awards. Alma actually was the 1st place band in class D, not 3rd. The results were announced backwards! Anyway, a 1st place trophy is being sent to us as we speak! The UNK music […]

Marching Band Competes Well at Minden

The Alma High School Marching Band traveled to Minden Saturday, October 14 to compete in the Minden Bandfest. The band has been competing in this competition for many years. The band received a Superior rating which is the highest rating you can get. The also scored a 98 out of a possible 100 point. Good […]

Sadie Ritter Selected for UNK Honor Band

Each year, the University of Nebraska at Kearney hosts an Honor Band and Choral Clinic in which over 2000 students audition to perform with one of the four vocal and instrumental ensembles.  This year, Sadie Ritter, a sophomore Euphonium player with the Alma High School Band, auditioned and was accepted for the UNK Honor band.  […]

Band Marches in Harvest of Harmony

The Alma Marching Band went to Grand Island for Harvest of Harmony last Saturday. They had to be at the school at 7 o’clock. They loaded up and went to Grand Island at 7:30. The band played at 11:30 but they had to wait a while to play when they got there. The band ended […]

Band Has a Great Start to Their Marching Season at State Fair

On Wednesday, August 31,  the Alma High School (8-12) band traveled to the State Fair in Grand Island, Nebraska. While there, the band marched through the park and performed twice. They played the song “Shout It Out” from the movie “Drumline.” The band did a great job at the fair and had a great start […]

Alma Musicians Receive 17 Superiors, 1 Excellent Rating at District Music Contest

The Alma Music Department competed with twelve other schools in the District V Music Contest at Southern Valley for the large ensembles, and in Wilcox for the solos and small groups.  Alma took four  large ensembles, and 13 small ensembles and solos to the contest.   In total over the two-day event, seventeen of the […]