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Templeton students earn State Honors

The Wisconsin School Music Association (WSMA) Middle Level State Honors Music Project invited the following Templeton Middle School eighth grade students to participate in the state honors band and orchestra:TMSStateHonorsWeb

  • Elisabeth Fischer – clarinet;
  • Aayush Iyengar – tenor saxophone; and
  • Emily Nielsen – flute.

This is the seventh 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 1,200 auditions throughout the state.

When a selected student is unable to attend, students chosen to be high alternate have the opportunity to perform. Templeton students selected as high alternate are Lauren Gilmartin – flute, Sarah Kidd – oboe, Kayla Olson – oboe, Nicholas Peterson – percussion, Kate Powell – oboe and Jonathan Wang – alto saxophone.

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 Oct. 27 at the Wisconsin State Music Conference.