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  • Renegade Regiment New Photo Gallery

    December 13, 2010 

    > Celebrate with the Renegade Regiment recently earning the honor of 2010 Bands of America Grand National Finalist by viewing images of its performers in our new photo gallery . Courtesy FJM.

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  • Band dad finds music appreciation

    December 08, 2010 

    You may or may not know that one of our very own band parents is a sports writer for the Tulsa World Newspaper. To read one of his stories outlining marching band and the connections made from it, click here.

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  • Renegade Regiment: 2010 Bands of America Grand Nationals Finalist!

    November 15, 2010 

    Union Public Schools is proud to announce that the Union High School Renegade Regiment marching band is a 2010 Bands of America Grand Nationals Finalist!  2010 marks the return of the Renegade Regiment to a status among the elite competitive high school marching bands in the country; the Regiment last appeared as a Grand Nationals Finalist in 2000.

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  • Regiment Shows Strong in St. Louis

    October 19, 2010 

    The Union High School Marching Band ("Renegade Regiment") competed on Friday-Saturday, October 15-16, at the Bands of America Super-Regional Championship at the Edward Jones Dome (home of the NFL St. Louis Rams) in Saint Louis. The group made a very strong showing, earning the Bronze Medal (during both the Preliminary and Final rounds of competition) among 48 competing marching bands, and earning the award for Outstanding Visual Performance in the Finals.   The Regiment has made steady progress at this event in recent years, with a 13th-place finish in 2006, 7th-place in 2007, and 4th-place in 2009.

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  • Regiment Reigns in Edmond

    October 12, 2010 

    The Union High School Marching Band ("Renegade Regiment") competed on Saturday, October 9, at the UCO Marching Contest in Edmond, sweeping the Music, Visual, & General Effect awards in the preliminary & final rounds of competition, and earning the title of Grand Champion with a final score of 82.85.

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  • Two fantastic weekends ahead!

    October 08, 2010 

    After another successful Renegade Review, the Union High School Marching Band is excited to head to the University of Central Oklahoma this Saturday, October 9 for the UCO Marching Contest. We hope to see you in Edmond to help support the Renegade Regiment! 

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  • Congrats to all Renegade Review Participants!

    October 07, 2010 

    Congratulations to all of the participating band performers, directors, and booster organizations at the 28th Annual Renegade Review Marching Band Championship, and a special congratulations to the Grand Champion Owasso High School Marching Band!    Thanks to all of the spectators who gave the performers a great audience throughout the day.  We truly hope to see all of you again next year for the 2011 Renegade Review, tentatively scheduled for Saturday, October 1, 2011.

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  • Geared Up for Renegade Review 2010!

    September 30, 2010 

      The students, staff and parents of the Union High School Renegade Regiment are pleased to host the 28th Annual Renegade Review Marching Band Championship this Saturday October 2nd, and are proud to welcome so many excellent bands from around the region to our campus. In addition to an outstanding panel of adjudicators from around the country, Renegade Review offers one of the best acoustic environments of its type in the region as well as excellent access to many local restaurants, hotels and shopping.

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  • Regiment Earns Grand Championship at Owasso Invitational

    September 27, 2010 

    The Renegade Regiment made its debut for the 2010 competitive season today (Saturday, September 25) at the Owasso Marching Invitational, earning the title of Class Champion, and swept the Music, Visual, & General Effect Captions in the preliminary & final rounds of competition, as well as Grand Champion of the contest with a score of 74.9

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  • Union Guard featured in national pageanty publication!

    September 15, 2010 

    On Monday, September 13, WGI Sport of the Arts released a special article entitled "Reclaiming a Legacy",  featuring an interview with Union Guard Director Lindsey Hansen and Union Visual Coordinator Alan Mueggenborg. The piece captures a historical perspective of Union's strong history in the competitive winter guard activity, offers an even more exciting look at what the Union Guard program is currently offering its students, and entails their present-day successes and bright future in the marching band ('fall guard') and winter guard arenas. > see the entire story here

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  • Spirit Night at Qboba!

    September 14, 2010 

    You're invited to join us for Spirit Night at Qboba Mexican Grill (71st St & Memorial location) tonight, Tuesday September 14.  Members of Union High School's Renegade Regiment will perform a Pep Rally at 5:30pm, and dinner can be enjoyed any time before, after, or during the Rally. 

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  • Welcome Wayne Downey!

    September 01, 2010 

    Union Bands welcomes Mr. Wayne Downey (Walnut Creek, CA) for a 3-day residency on September 1-3, 2010. During his stay, Mr. Downey will be working with the Renegade Regiment in preparation for the 2010 competitive marching season, as well as mentoring the band faculty & staff.
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  • A Successful Premiere Performance!

    August 26, 2010 

    Special thanks to the hundreds of parents, siblings, extended family, alumni, neighbors, community patrons, and other friends of the Renegade Regiment for your support of our students & staff at the premiere performance of the 2010 program entitled 'ReInvention'. The student performers brought to the field an excellent display of music and movement...

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  • Zio's Hosts & Supports Union Bands on Tuesday, August 31

    August 26, 2010 

    Please plan to join us at Zio's Italian Kitchen (71st & Mingo location) on Tuesday, August 31, anytime during the day. Be sure to bring along a flyer (click here to download and print), and Zio's will generously donate 10% of the procedes we bring in back to Union Bands/Renegade Regiment.  Be sure to invite your family, friends, co-workers, and neighbors to join us for this event!
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  • Renegade Regiment Family Picnic and Premiere Performance

    August 17, 2010 

    The UBPC-Renegade Regiment Annual Family Picnic and 2010 Renegade Regiment premiere public performance will be held on Thursday evening, August 19th, with the picnic beginning at 6:00 PM in the UMAC... 
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  • Roy Clark Promotes Instrument Drive

    May 07, 2010 

    Special thanks to Mr. Roy Clark  and to the staff and students of Union's Roy Clark Elementary School for helping to kick-off the 2010 Instruments Donation Drive on Thursday, May 6.  Mr. Clark donated his own trumpet to Union Public Schools' instrumental music program, for future use by a Union Bands student. The Union H.S. Jazz Band made an appearance at the kick-off as well.  
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  • 8th Grade Band Earns Superior Ratings

    May 07, 2010 

    The Union 8th Grade Band is currently visiting the Dallas area for a weekend band contest and trip to Six Flags. The band performed on Friday afternoon at the Murchison Performing Arts Center on the campus of The University of North Texas in Denton, earning Superior ratings from all three judges.
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  • Rufus Posse Percussionists Appear on Television!

    May 02, 2010 

    Tune in your television (or set your video recorder) to Fox23 (the local Fox network affiliate) late Monday night (early Tuesday) at 12:30am to see Union percussionists perform the 2010 Rufus Posse production on the premiere episode of a new program entitled "FYI with Todd".  Filmed last week in the UPAC, this is Rufus Posse's first-ever dedicated TV appearance.

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  • YouthArts! Concerts this week!

    April 25, 2010 

    Please come out and support the students of the Union Bands as they particpate in Union Public Schools' 31st-Annual Youtharts! Festival, presenting Spring Concerts this week. 
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  • 2010 Union Percussion Showcase Concert

    April 22, 2010 

    On Friday, April 23, 2010, at 7:00pm in the UPAC, the Union Public Schools percussion students from band classes in grades 6-12 will present the 4th annual Union Percussion Spring Showcase Concert. 
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  • Annual Banquet and Awards Info

    April 15, 2010 

    Union Band & Guard Students in Grades 9-12 and their families are cordially invited to join us on Thursday evening, May 6 for the Annual Banquet and Awards/Coronation Ceremony. This event will take place in the UPAC and High School commons area. Doors will open at 6:00pm. A ticket is required to participate in the banquet portion of the event; tickets are pre-paid only, and are no longer available for purchase. 

    For more information about this event please contact Julie Vasicek, Hospitality Coordinator, @ 740-4848 or by email.  

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  • Indoor Percussion Ensemble takes first at local contest

    March 01, 2010 

    The Union H.S. Indoor Competitive Percussion Ensemble edged out Sallisaw High School by 0.15 points, to take first place on Saturday (2/27) in local competition at a WGPO Circuit Contest hosted by Sapulpa High School. The Ensemble will compete again locally this Saturday, March 6th at Catoosa High School. 

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  • Union Band Students Participate in All-District Honor Band

    February 04, 2010 

    Over 80 Union Band students have been selected, by audition, to perform in the Northeast Band Directors Association District Honor Band Clinic & Concert this weekend at Claremore High School. On February 5-6, these students will gather with other honor band students from the area to rehearse with a guest conductor, sharpening their music ensemble skills. The weekend event concludes on Saturday afternoon with honor concerts.   

    The Honor Concerts are scheduled as follows, and will be held at the Performing Arts Center on the campus of Claremore High School:

    7th Grade Honor Band                                        2:00pm

    8th-9th Grade Concert Honor Band                   2:30pm

    8th-9th Grade Symphonic Honor Band               3:00pm

    --15 minute intermission--

    10th-11th-12th Grade Concert Honor Band       4:00pm

    10th-11th-12th Grade Symphonic Honor Band   4:45pm



    7th Grade Union District Honor Band Students
    Kaitlynn Abbott
    Taylor Bruegenjohann
    Alyssa Burrow
    Julie Cheek
    Caitlyn Daxon
    Aaron Faulk
    Nathan Fellers
    Megan Frerichs
    Katie Garcia
    Alex Giffin
    Megan Harju
    Andrew Harris
    Mikaela Hoyt
    Christine Jones
    Lindsay Martin
    Justin McCowan
    Alexandra McWilliams
    Rachel Morris
    Kaylee Norris
    Noah Payton
    TJ Pugh
    Jeremy Roberts
    Matthew Sebring
    Ben Skeie
    Libby Stephens
    Karen Vega
    Stephenie Wimberly
    Harrison Zumwalde
    8th Grade Union District Honor Band Students
    Bryan Corbaz
    Courtney Farney
    Palmer Flahive
    Josh Jones
    Stephen Klaassen
    Jamie Landers
    Courtney Manly
    Virginia Miller
    Preeti Mohan
    JC Moran
    Stephen Obayashi
    Drew Starkey
    Aubry Thomas
    Chance Watson
    Chris Zumwalde
    9th Grade Union District Honor Band Students
    Fatima Abu-Saleh
    Samantha Alexander
    Hayden Anderson
    Katie Cornett
    Ryan Davis
    Rebekah Francis
    Clayton Jones
    Ramzi Labbane
    Ryan McAllister
    Robert Morris
    Mitsuru Nagao
    Courtney Picking
    Jacob Sherrill
    Erica Smith
    Austin Vasicek
    Josh Votruba
    Becky White
    Cecily Yoakam
    10th Grade Union District Honor Band Students
    Roslyn Bailey
    Sam Blachly
    Kyle Norris
    Luke Panciera
    Caroline Potts
    Bobby Scott
    11th Grade Union Disrict Honor Band Students
    Will Covalt
    Amanda McClurkin
    Kylee Stevens
    12th Grade Union District Honor Band Students
    Sarah Blanchard
    Kari Burnett
    Amy Coulter
    Emily Davis
    Michael Fletcher
    Bradley Thompson
    Amber Washington
    Maddie Yoakam

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