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The MV Current

The MV Current

Band ISSMA earns a gold

Madalyn Cottrell, MVC Staff Writer

May 10, 2019

Saturday, April 13th, Mt. Vernon’s Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble traveled to Pendleton Heights High School to perform at the Indiana State Student Music Association (ISSMA) contest. The bands had been working vigorously since December to perfect every detail of their selected music. Their hard  wo...

Dreams come true for MV bands

Dreams come true for MV bands

Joan Lee, MVC Features and Reviews Editor

April 2, 2019

Over spring break, the Band of Marauders went to Disney World to perform a concert there. The band left on March 17 and returned home on March 22. The students enjoyed their time at all the Disney parks, beginning the trip with Animal Kingdom and Magic Kingdom. “I had a great time on the trip...

Indoor percussion gets the gold

Indoor percussion gets the gold

Piper Todd, MVC Staff Writer

March 8, 2019

The Mt. Vernon Indoor Percussion competed Saturday, February 23 at Greenfield-Central High School. The group performed two-thirds of their show “Prelude to Paradise.” The show consists of violent and difficult musical components, including a fast beginning and a slow march. After their performa...

Winter band concert 2018

Winter band concert 2018

Allison Yoder, MVC Social Media Manager

January 7, 2019

The holidays are right around the corner, and celebration is in full swing. Participants of this holiday cheer include the Mt Vernon Bands. Their holiday concert was on Tuesday evening, December 13th. The symphonic band, wind and ensemble, jazz band, as well as smaller woodwind and brass ensembles al...

Snow Whirl 2018

Snow Whirl 2018

Emma Moore, MVC Staff Reporter

December 19, 2018

Mt. Vernon had their annual Snow Whirl on Saturday, December 8. The dance went on from 8pm to 11pm. This dance gave people the opportunity to dress up and dance with friends for the night. “I thought it was fun, and it was a good Snow Whirl to end off my senior year on,” said Halle Strege, 12. T...

Here come the bands

Here come the bands

Piper Todd, MVC Staff Reporter

December 11, 2018

On November 3, high school bands in four classes competed at the 46th Annual ISSMA State Finals held at Lucas Oil Stadium. Although MV Bands did not perform an exhibition at this, many of the band members came to watch and support the other bands. For each class, 10 bands competed against each other for first p...

Phantom Regiment at MV

Phantom Regiment at MV

Emme Longman, MVC Editor-in-Chief

August 27, 2018

Mt. Vernon housed Phantom Regiment, a professional drum corps that is a part of Drum Corps International, from August 7-11. The band members stayed and slept in the auxiliary gym, and the drivers of the buses stayed in the choir and band practice rooms. The members practiced in the parking lot, an...

Indoor percussion takes bronze

Indoor  percussion takes bronze

Caty McGovern, MVC Opinions Editor

April 26, 2018

Since November 2017, the indoor percussion group has been practicing and competing. Their season ended on April 7. This group practiced every Tuesday and Thursday. Their first competition was on February 17 and they placed second. Their next competition was March 3. They placed second. After that eve...

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