Music News

Joseph Earp Hired To Lead Marching Saints At Limestone

Limestone College has hired as its new Assistant Director of Bands Joseph Earp, whose primary responsibilities will include directing and educating students in the school’s marching band, known as the Marching Saints.

Earp will officially join Limestone’s Department of Music staff on July 1. He will also be responsible for the music program’s recruiting efforts.

“Joseph will bring an enthusiasm for music and education that the Marching Saints membership needs and deserves,” said Dr. Patrick Carney, Limestone’s Director of Bands.

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Handel's Messiah

On Sunday April 24th, the Limestone College and Community Chorus performed selections from Handel's Messiah at the First Baptist Church in Gaffney. 

See the pictures on our Facebook page and/or watch the video below.

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2016 Marching Saints Student Leadership Announced!


Over the last few weeks, several students applied, auditioned, and interviewed to fill the student leadership roles for the 2016 football and marching season. During this process, it was apparent to the Marching Saints Faculty and Staff that there are many dedicated and talented students that want to see Limestone College’s marching band succeed and grow. While several applicants were music majors, many were not, which shows that anyone with a love for marching and music can participate and shine within the Marching Saints.

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Michael Blackwell Wins 2016 Scholarship Competition

The Limestone College Department of Music is proud to announce Michael Blackwell as the winner of the 2016 Scholarship Competition. This competition is held in conjunction with the Department’s annual High School Honor Band Clinic and seeks to reward a high-achieving musician with a generous scholarship to fund their post-secondary education at Limestone College.

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Saints Percussion to perform at WGI Regional Event on March 5

This Saturday, March 5th, Saints Percussion, Limestone’s Independent Winter Percussion Ensemble, will be competing at the Winter Guard International Regional at Dorman High School in Spartanburg, SC. Saints Percussion will be performing alongside 30 other TOP high school, college, and independent percussion groups from the Carolinas, Georgia, Virginia, and Tennessee. The Prelims performance for Saints Percussion will be at 1:35 PM and, based on score and ranking, will perform at Finals between 8:00 PM and 9:00 PM.

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