By Matt Goisman
Coming up at local schools
• April 16-18
McAlester Band OSSAA State Solo and Ensemble Contest at OSU Stillwater
• April 22-25
McAlester Color Guard Clinic and Tryouts for 2013-14
• April 23-25
McAlester Band OBA All-State Jazz Band Tryouts
• April 26-27
McAlester Band 8th Grade Band Trip to Dallas
• May 2
McAlester Band 6th, 7th, 8th Spring Concert at S. Arch Thompson, 7 p.m.
• May 3
McAlester Band HS Spring Concert at S. Arch Thompson, 7 p.m.
• May 4
McAlester Band at Armed Forces Parade and HS Band Banquet
• May 12
McAlester Band Baccalaureate Auditorium Wind Ensemble, 8 p.m.
• May 17
McAlester Band at MHS Graduation at Hook Eales Stadium, 8 p.m.