Panther Creek

Panther Creek Prepares for Winter Competiton

Panther Creek

Cary, NC — Time is of the essence as Panther Creek High School rushes to recover from being “snowed in” last week and prepares for this weekend’s indoor band competition on Saturday, February 28, 2015. Erin Simanskis, Panther Creek’s Communications Coordinator (and proud drumline mom), shares with us a “behind the scenes” look at this large-scale competition, which will host 45 student percussion and winter guard groups. Read more

Go Local: Harold Burt And His Music Company


Story by Leslie Huffman

Cary, NC – Burt Music Company is a multi-faceted enterprise run and owned by a jewel of the community, Harold Burt.  Mr. Burt has been making music in Cary since 1950, when he became Cary High School’s first band leader.  I visited Mr. Burt at his music shop where he was surrounded by a library of music, a variety of instruments and newspaper clippings of stories written about him over the years. Read more