Lone Star High School Percussion Ensemble
Lone Star High School Percussion Ensemble, Brian Gill, Director
Opened in 2010, Lone Star High School (LSHS) is a located in Frisco, Texas. Nathan Sundberg served as the founding Director of Percussion until 2016. Under Sundberg’s direction, the LSHS Percussion Ensemble earned numerous awards including 2nd Place Winner in the 2016 Black Swamp Large Ensemble Contest and high school category winner of the 2016 PAS International Percussion Ensemble Competition. The LSHS percussion studio has consistently produced Texas Music Educators Association All-State Percussionists in the 3A, 4A, 5A, and 6A categories. Other accolades include each section of the drumline receiving “Most Outstanding Section” at the Lone Star Classic, Plano, and HEB Drumline Contests. In 2014, Kevin Hanrahan joined the percussion staff at LSHS serving as the Assistant Director of Percussion. The current LSHS Director of Percussion is Brian Gill, and together Sundberg, Hanrahan, and Gill have collaborated to prepare the LSHS Percussion Ensemble for its Showcase Concert at PASIC 2016.