Renford Joseph

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2010

    HISD Marching Bands Perform; Sweat Measured In Pounds, Not Ounces

    Photo by Chasen MarshallHe who has the biggest horn ... ‚ÄčSaturday was a miserable day to be dressed in full band attire. It was a warm day and Delmar Stadium is entirely exposed. But over 20 schools had agreed to perform at the HISD Marching Band Festival, and perform they did.The bands came, the ... More >>

  • News

    August 19, 2010

    Battle of the Bands

    Kids march towards a better future.Fighting declining interest and funding woes, two HISD high schools offer kids an oom pah pah way to better futures

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2010

    Band Camp: Keeping Kids In School And Sending Them To College Begins With Music

    Austin and Worthing HS bands have their acts together‚ÄčAt two HISD inner-city high schools, band directors impact more than the music. They build self-confidence, implement discipline and develop leaders -- and it starts every summer with band camp. Despite unhealthy levels of heat, the students c ... More >>