Three Templeton Middle School eighth grade band members were honored by being selected for the 41th Annual Honors Band Festival. They participated Nov. 30 and Dec. 2 in the festival at the University of Wisconsin (UW) – Milwaukee. Students selected for the festival were:
- Kirsten Fischer, clarinet;
- Daniel Smith, percussion; and
- Riley Feldmann, tuba.
Students were selected from approximately 700 nominations from across Wisconsin and Illinois. They participated in all-day rehearsals and instrument master classes on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. The festival concluded on Dec. 2 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 Wisconsin, Florida and Georgia.