EMMY AND TONY AWARD-WINNER TO PERFORM IN MISD ON NOV. 2 A cclaimed actress and singer Chenoweth’s career spans film, Kristin Chenoweth will grace the television, voiceover and stage. stage with Mansfield ISD students in a community concert on Saturday, Nov. 2. Proceeds from the event will go toward the MISD Center Arts Program, The performance is part of Chenoweth’s which brings in art performances and “For the Girls” national tour. The cultural events to MISD students and concert begins at 8 p.m. at the the community. This marks the fourth MISD Center for the Performing year MISD has hosted an elite, award- Arts. Doors will open at 7 p.m. winning entertainer to perform with Mansfield ISD students on stage. MISD high school musical theatre students will be featured in the For more information about the Kristin concert as the opening act and Chenoweth concert, visit perform with Chenoweth on stage. center.mansfieldisd.org The students will have a private or call 817-299-1230. coaching with Chenoweth prior to the rehearsal and live performance. ••• FOUR MISD BANDS EARN NATIONAL MARK OF EXCELLENCE I n recognition of their outstanding performances, four Mansfield ISD band ensembles received the Congratulations to the following MISD ensembles and band directors: The winners will be recognized in publications and at regional and national conventions. All of the groups 2019 Mark of Excellence from The Foundation for Music Education. • The T.A. Howard Middle School Honor Band, directed by Nathaniel Neugent, was selected as a National Winner. will receive trophies, comments from the adjudicators and a compilation recording of the National Winners. • The Lake Ridge High School Wind Symphony, directed by Brad Bonebrake, was selected as a National Winner. The group also won in the Class 6A and New Music divisions. This year, 320 musical ensembles from 38 states entered the competition. The Mark of Excellence is a competition in which high school and middle school bands, choirs and orchestras from all across the country submit their best recording from the spring. The music is then judged and ranked by nationally renowned adjudicators. The top 25% of entrants receive the designation of National Winner. Those chosen in the second quarter are named Commended Winners. 18 MANSFIELDTODAY • The Summit High School Wind Symphony, directed by Chris Kanicki, was selected as a National Winner. • The Danny Jones Middle School Wind Ensemble, directed by Eric Bolden, was selected as a Commended Winner.