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Templeton students selected for Honors Band

Six Templeton Middle School eighth grade band members were honored by being selected for the 40th Annual Honors Band Festival. They participated Dec. 2 and 3 in the festival at the University of Wisconsin (UW) – Milwaukee. Students selected for the festival were:

  • Paula Myatt – flute;
  • Michael Yu – oboe;
  • Daniel Chartrand – clarinet;
  • Zachary Hintz – clarinet;
  • Kelsey Jasinski – bass clarinet; and
  • Erin Swierczek – tenor saxophone.

Students were selected from approximately 700 nominations from across Wisconsin and Illinois. They participated in all-day rehearsals and instrument master classes on Dec. 2 and 3. The festival concluded on the second day with a concert at the Helene Zelazo Center For The Performing Arts on the UW-Milwaukee campus.

Students in the festival were divided into three performance bands that were directed by renowned music educators from across the Midwest.