Competition Percussion at Desert Ridge

On Saturday, April 1st, the North Pointe Indoor Percussion traveled to Desert Ridge High School, to perform their show “The Crooked Man”, in the WGAZ Percussion Championships competition. This was the last competition of the season for the group to perform and the students were ready to put forth 100% of their effort and drive as this was the last time they would debut their show to audiences and judges. Of the 12 groups we competed against in our division, the North Pointe Competition Percussion team secured 5th place. Seniors Brandon Fenton and Joseph Perez said “this was our best show yet, and we are happy with the work everyone put in to achieve a successful show this season.”

Directors Justin Kline and Luis Fisher were very impressed with the group’s final performance. “We are so proud of the growth that every student has shown throughout the season, and look forward to what North Pointe has in store for next year.”

HS Competition Percussion at Williams Field HS

On Saturday, Februrary 4th, the North Pointe Indoor Percussion team had their first performance of the competition season at Williams Field High School. The group debuted their show entitled “The Crooked Man”, which tells the dark story of an innocent young girl who is corrupted by an evil spirit who eventually takes her soul.  Jesse Ponce and Elizabeth Aguirre are featured as the Crooked Man and the young girl, respectively.  While this was just an Evaluation Show, meaning the performance was not actually scored, the judges were very impressed with the group’s ability to convey the story to the audience, and with the technical level of marching and music performance the group demonstrated.  Afterwards, the students had a chance to receive feedback from the judges, who gave the group notes of how to move forward with the show for the rest of the season.

Directors Luis Fisher and Justin Kline were very impressed with the group’s performance.  “We are so proud of the sheer amount of work and commitment the students are putting forward this year to make this show happen, and we are very excited to see what the season has in store for North Pointe!”

Basketball Halftime Percussion Performance

Members of North Pointe’s Advanced Percussion class performed for the boys basketball game on January 8. Putting together a fun and festive performance, they put on a rhythmic percussion piece using only basketballs in the style of the hit production, ‘STOMP!’. They had a fantastic time performing for the audience of the basketball game bringing in something that directly correlated to the activity and had such a great time putting together the performance.