The Wisconsin School Music Association (WSMA) Middle Level State Honors Music Project invited Templeton Middle School eighth-grader Megan Nielsen, alto saxophone, to participate in the state honors band.
This is the fifth consecutive year that Templeton students have been invited. Students went through a rigorous audition process held in April and were recently notified of their acceptance. Only 300 students were chosen to participate from more than 1,100 auditions throughout the state.
When a selected student is unable to attend, students chosen to be high alternate have the opportunity to perform. Templeton eighth-grader Samantha Meiller, tenor saxophone, was selected high alternate.
The Wisconsin State Honors Music Project offers talented youth the opportunity to rehearse and perform with nationally-known conductors in choir, orchestra and band. All honors groups will perform October 29 at the Wisconsin State Music Conference.