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Schools from across the district submitted artwork created this past school year. The submissions below were featured in the Valley Morning Star’s Student Contest Summer Showcase o[...]
Schools from across the district submitted artwork created this past school year. The submissions below were featured in the Valley Morning Star’s Student Content Summer Show[...]
Gutierrez Middle School sixth-grade students Cadence Carpio and Natalie Gonzales were chosen to sing with the 2016 Texas Choral Directors Association Elementary Honor Choir. About [...]
Harlingen High School South Orchestra students will have the opportunity to showcase their musical talents and test their skills against the best musicians in the state. The follow[...]
The Mighty Hawk Jazz Bands ended their season triumphantly. After winning first place at the Sweet 16 Rio Grande Valley Jazz Festival in April, the ensembles went on to play outsta[...]
The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustees approved the hiring of Ronnie Rios as Director of Music Education during their regular meeting on April 12.[...]
The Mighty Hawk Band has been quite busy over the last few weeks pleasing judges and audience members alike.   The Varsity Wind Ensemble received the coveted “Sweepstakes” rating m[...]
Best of the best directors, actors, actresses, and producers from schools across the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District came together on April 19 for the 5th Annual[...]
Carnegie Hall, a name synonymous with musical excellence, is the new ambition for middle school musicians at the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District. This quest to p[...]
Top Honors were earned as Harlingen High School and Harlingen High School South Jazz Bands competed in the 49th Annual TAMUK Jazz Festival in Kingsville on April 1-2, 2016.  As a r[...]
Matthew Garcia arrives at his main campus after an off-sight orchestra class with a black viola case in one hand and his backpack hooked over the opposite shoulder. The talented fr[...]
  Whether its orchestra, band, choir, or visual art, fine arts programs can have a positive impact on a student’s life and are a key component in improving learning throughout[...]
The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District’s Music Department will be hosting the 15th Annual Bob Irby Memorial Scholarship Faculty Concert on Tuesday, February 2 at 7:[...]
The Harlingen High School Choir program, under the Direction of Joel LaMar Cruz presents a Dinner Theatre Production of You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. The musical comedy f[...]
High school choir members were recently awarded chairs in 2016 TMEA All-State Choir ensembles as a result of successful auditions. The following students were selected from the HHS[...]
Members of Harlingen High School’s Big Red Cardinal Band and Harlingen High School South’s Mighty Hawk Band have advanced to the highest level of performance for a high school band[...]
  Every Fall, over 14,000 high school choral music students from across the state of Texas begin the audition process to become one of only 432 members of the Texas All-State [...]
The Harlingen High School Jazz Ensemble will be representing the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District and the state of Texas at the 69th International Midwest Band an[...]
Students are spreading Christmas cheer as they perform carols for the community at the Performing Arts Center and various other locations. HCISD invites the community to get in the[...]
Three Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District students now belong to a prestigious group of Texas musicians. Performing at the highest level, Israel Yanez and Josue Ayal[...]
On Friday, November 6, two of the largest and most successful programs in the Rio Grande Valley came together to thank the Harlingen community for supporting students with the pass[...]
The Harlingen High School Big Red Cardinal Band and Harlingen High School South Mighty Hawk Band brought their marching season to a spectacular close at the 73rd Pigskin Jubilee on[...]
The Harlingen High School Big Red Cardinal Band and Harlingen High School South Mighty Hawk Band came out on top this past weekend with dominating performances at the Donna Marchin[...]
  The Harlingen High School Big Red Cardinal Band and Harlingen High School South Mighty Hawk Band saw their hard work pay off during this past weekend’s competitions. Both bands w[...]
The Vela Middle School Percussion Ensemble has cadenced their way to the top once again. The ensemble, which consists of both seventh and eighth graders, took 1st place in the midd[...]
The Harlingen High School Big Red Cardinal Band and the Harlingen High School South Mighty Hawk Band saw an outstanding start to their contest season as they competed against the b[...]
Students from the Harlingen High School and Harlingen High School South Jazz Bands shined bright at the TMEA Region 28 Jazz Band Auditions held at Harlingen High School on Septembe[...]
Schools from across the district submitted student artwork created this past school year. The submissions below were featured in Valley Morning Star’s Student Content Summer Showca[...]
Schools from across the district submitted student artwork created this past school year. The submissions below were featured in Valley Morning Star’s Student Content Summer Showca[...]
Schools from across the district submitted student artwork created this past school year. The submissions below were featured in Valley Morning Star’s Student Content Summer Showca[...]
Secondary schools from across the district submitted student artwork created this past school year. The submissions below were featured in Valley Morning Star’s Student Content Sum[...]
Secondary schools from across the district submitted student artwork created this past school year. The submissions below were featured in Valley Morning Star’s Student Content Sum[...]
Secondary schools from across the district submitted student artwork created this past school year. The submissions below were featured in Valley Morning Star’s Student Content Sum[...]
  Showcasing middle school and high school artists, the HCISD Art Show and Reception will be held on May 1 at the HCISD Performing Arts Center, 3217 W. Wilson Rd. Community me[...]
Certain personalities and musical preferences among students just seem to click. Such is the case with a group of four remarkable Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District[...]
  A myriad of talented choir, band, orchestra, and jazz musicians can trace their beginnings to the halls of Memorial Middle School. From there, many have gone on to earn pres[...]
Upholding their tradition of Cardinal Pride, the Harlingen High School Varsity Men’s Choir will be heading to the TMEA (Texas Music Educators Association) Convention to perform bef[...]
The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District’s Music Department will be hosting the 14th Annual Bob Irby Memorial Scholarship Faculty Concert on Tuesday, February 3[...]
Not pictured: Jacob Fierro who was named to the All-State Men’s Choir on January 27. January 27 update: Jacob Fierro – HHS Senior – Bass 1 has been named a member[...]
Continuing their tradition of excellence, Memorial Middle School Jazz Band Director James Keltner and Assistant Band Director Julissa Garcia, have been invited to present a clinic [...]
The High School Region 28 Symphonic Orchestra and the Region 28 Middle School Orchestra held a concert at the Performing Arts Center on November 22. The following band and orchestr[...]
The Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) recently awarded $5,858.50 in instructional support grants to HCISD Middle School music programs for the purchase of full-ensemble conc[...]
In this spirit of Thanksgiving, the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District asked the elementary campuses to submit any art work, or crafts which they may have done. Thi[...]
  The Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District will be hosting musical events through the month of December. HCISD invites the community to come out and support our [...]
  Over 60 members of the Harlingen High School, Harlingen High School South, and Dr. Abraham P. Cano Freshman Academy (Navy and Gold) bands were recently named to one of the R[...]
Three Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District students now belong to an elite group of Texas musicians. Performing at the highest level, Israel Yanez and Myles Rosenbaum[...]
  The Big Red Cardinal Band gave it their all and brought home third place from the UIL Area Marching Contest on October 25. Area competitions took place across the state simu[...]
Leaving it on the field, the Harlingen High School and Harlingen High School South marching bands continued to hit all the right notes during the 2014 Pigskin Jubilee. Earning supe[...]
  The Harlingen High School band and Harlingen High School South band will  compete this weekend in the 72nd annual Pigskin Jubilee at Bobby Morrow Stadium in San Benito. A to[...]
Marching band competition season has arrived. For high school marching band students, the month of October, otherwise known as “Band-tober”, entails evening rehearsals, Friday foot[...]