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Cape Band Bids Farewell to Seniors at Spring Concert

Hannah Lowe, Editor-in-Chief
August 3, 2017 • 13 views
Filed under A&E

On Wednesday, May 17th, the seniors of Cape’s band played their final concert at the high school. The spring concert — featuring the Symphonic Band, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Percussion Ensemble, and Cape Chorale — ended with a short ceremony recognizing the musicians that will be graduating on...

Winter Band Concert Presents a Musical Tour de Force

Winter Band Concert Presents a Musical Tour de Force

Hannah Lowe, Editor-in-Chief
February 6, 2017 • 143 views
Filed under A&E

With performances from four instrumental ensembles and countless soloists, the Winter Band Concert demonstrated the incredible prowess of student musicians at Cape Henlopen High School. On Wednesday, January 18th, the high school’s four bands took the stage together to perform highlights from their...

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Erin Gallagher

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Erin Gallagher

Abby Bucklin, Editor
December 9, 2016 • 379 views
Filed under Spotlight

1.What is one thing you need in your refrigerator at any given time? "Fried rice." 2. What is the best gift you have ever received? "I got a pearl intermediate flute with a solid silver head joint and silver plated body." 3. What is one piece of advice you would give to someone who is i...

The Cape Jazz band at the Essentially Ellington Jazz Festival

Sean Graham, Editor
March 15, 2016 • 468 views
Filed under Student Life

On March 1st, the Cape Henlopen jazz band rode up to Temple University in Philadelphia to participate in the Essentially Ellington Jazz Festival alongside many other high school jazz bands. "There were a lot of experienced bands there from all over the east coast, it was great getting to hear them."...

Winter Band Concert Shines Spotlight on Student Talent

Winter Band Concert Shines Spotlight on Student Talent

Hannah Lowe, Editor
February 9, 2016 • 436 views
Filed under A&E

On Wednesday, January 14th, three of the high school’s musical ensembles treated their audience to an excellent evening of music; the Jazz Band, Percussion Ensemble, and Concert Band performed a diverse musical repertoire at the Winter Band Concert. The concert was the culmination of months of work ...

Concert Band Musicians Accepted Into All-County Band

Concert Band Musicians Accepted Into All-County Band

Hannah Lowe, Editor
February 3, 2016 • 432 views
Filed under A&E

In January, students from the high school’s concert band auditioned for All-County Junior and Senior Bands, two prestigious musical ensembles that feature the best talent from across Sussex County. 12 musicians were accepted into Senior Band, which is comprised of students in 10th-12th grades, and...

Pride of the Cape Members Perform in All-State Band

Hannah Lowe, Editor
April 15, 2015 • 491 views
Filed under A&E, Showcase

Each year, students from middle and high school bands across the state compete for chairs in Delaware’s All-State band. The band is divided into two age groups: junior and senior. Junior band includes performers from 6th through 9th grades, while senior band includes 10th through 12th grades. There...

Video Student Spotlight: Matthew Libby

Ethan Harrell, Videographer
February 18, 2015 • 350 views
Filed under News, Video

In this video, I interview Matthew Libby, a trombone player in the Cape Henlopen High School band. A very talented, young man with some great insight as to how the trombone works and how it makes the iconic sounds it does. For more information and the full story, why don't you click on the video over...

Art Programs in Local and National Education

Art Programs in Local and National Education

Marissa McCloy, Editor
December 1, 2014 • 536 views
Filed under A&E, Student Life

Every school day is plauged with the same right-brain tasks: monochromatic worksheets, biology homework, and pop quizzes. Fortunatley, classes in art, voice, music, and theatre are offered as electives. The fine-tuning and exploration of the creative abilities taught in these classes can be applied to...

Delaware Junior and Senior All-State Band Auditions Create Big Competition for Cape Band Students

Delaware Junior and Senior All-State Band Auditions Create Big Competition for Cape Band Students

Phoebe Callard, Staff
May 27, 2014 • 957 views
Filed under News, Sports, Student Life

Practice makes perfect, as the old saying goes and band students trying out for the Delaware Junior and Senior All-State Bands will be doing plenty of practicing. The Delaware Junior and Senior All-State Bands are competitive bands in which students practice and audition with material specifically...

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