Winter Show program!

TODAY!!!
We are welcoming VICTOR PROVOST to Leon as our guest for the concerts!  Victor is a highly sought after Educator, Recording Artist and Composer who is quickly rising to the top of his field.  The concerts are today, December 6th @ 4pm and 7pm in Leon High School’s Auditorium.  4pm will included our beginning bands and adult bands, while the 7pm show will include our advanced bands: Jouvert, Bacchanal, and Canboulay Bands.  The shows are FREE of charge, and relaxed in atmosphere, so bring the whole family and hear some great music!

Winter Concert featuring Victor Provost!

If you didn’t know, this weekend we will be welcoming VICTOR PROVOST to Leon as our guest for the concerts!  Victor is a highly sought after Educator, Recording Artist and Composer who is quickly rising to the top of his field.  The concerts are this Sunday, December 6th @ 4pm and 7pm in Leon High School’s Auditorium.  4pm will included our beginning bands and adult bands, while the 7pm show will include our advanced bands: Jouvert, Bacchanal, and Canboulay Bands.  The shows are FREE of charge, and relaxed in atmosphere, so bring the whole family and hear some great music!

Spring Concert Tonight!

Please come check us out for our final shows of the school year. Tonight at 4pm the first-year bands and our adult bands will entertain and at 7pm some of our most talented students will show it off together one more time.

Both shows are FREE, in Leon’s Auditorium and will be approximately 1.5 hours, The advanced bands will be featuring music from Jackson 5, Passion Pit, Aerosmith, Kelly Clarkson, ELO, Kansas, Youngblood Brass Band, Mozart and many more!!!

TONIGHT’S CONCERT PROGRAMS:
4pm Program
7pm Program

Virginia International PANfest – Champions

Congratulations are due to the Leon high school steel bands! Over the weekend they traveled to Virginia Beach for a national competition. The bands were judged by a panel of the foremost experts on steel band from the US and Trinidad. Bacchanal earned a score of 89.33 setting new personal bests for this group, while Canboulay band received a score of 96.33 (out of 100), and for the third time in school history, earned the top score of the entire day and was awarded the GRAND CHAMPION honor! CONGRATULATIONS LION STEEL!

Concert Time!

Please make plans to come see all our great bands this SUNDAY at 4pm and 7pm. We’ll be at the Leon Auditorium and admission is FREE so bring the whole family! It’s a relaxed atmosphere, but we certainly intend to “wow” you with some very musically talented students!

The 4pm show will include music from our “Beginning Bands” and our Community Groups, the 7pm show will feature our Jouvert, Bacchanal, and Canboulay Bands. Each show will last approximately 1.5 hours.

We’ll also be releasing our CD/DVD from the 13-14 school year for those returning folks who are interested, so come out and see us!!!

First Week!

Well, we are into week 2 already and the bands are starting to take shape! The Canboulay, Bacchanal, and Jouvert bands are getting back in the swing and working on some great material for the October concert!  The first-year groups are also doing well as they all played some Baja and Marianne last week and made some great sounds.  This week they will be hitting basic musical notation and rhythm, as well as begin their first full-length songs!

Please check back often, I’ll be trying to send weekly updates about Lion Steel and what we are doing.

Please make plans to see us perform in our Fall show: Wednesday evening, October 29th, 7:00pm in our Leon Auditorium.  The show is FREE and open to the public!