Milbank Middle School Students Participate at All-State Band

MILBANK MIDDLE SCHOOL students participated in the SDMEA Honor Band at Mitchell March 6-7. Pictured are, left to right, Dr. Armstrong (honor band director), Rachel Schulte, Joe Schulte, Hope Karels and Dr. Bechard (festival band director).

Milbank Middle School Students Participate at All-State Band 

The 21st annual SDMEA Middle School All-State Band Festival was staged Friday and Saturday, March 6-7, at the Mitchell High School Performing Arts Center. This event was sponsored by the South Dakota Music Educator’s Association.
Participating in the honor band were Rachel Schulte, eighth grade clarinet, and Joe Schulte, eighth grade euphonium. The honor band was under the direction of Dr. Haley Armstrong from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.  Participating in the festival band was Hope Karels, eighth grade bass clarinet. The festival band was under the direction of Dr. Cassandra Bechard of the Univeristy of Dubuque in Iowa.   
Susan Karels (grades six through 12 band director) accompanied the students to the event.

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