Last Updated: February 23, 2015
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Congratulations to the following students on being selected to honor bands this year:
NEIBA Honor Band: Jarod Bodensteiner, Grace Knipp, Jaycie Dixon
ISU Honor Band: Dylan Lampe, Jarod Bodensteiner
UNI Honor Band: Anna Sauerbrei
Tri-State Honor Band: Hannah Eitzenhefer, Grace Knipp
Young Musician's Honor Band: Ethan Oltrogge, Brayton Kohl, Gunner Meyer, Brody Blaylock
CONGRATULATIONS to the High School Band on their Division I performance at State Contest on May 9th, 2014! This is the first Division I for the band since 2006. We all very proud of our band members!
CONGRATULATIONS to Adam Bodensteiner for being selected for the Iowa All-State Jazz Band! Adam will perform on Thursday, May 15th at the IBA Conference in Des Moines, IA.
CONGRATULATIONS to Sidney Schnor, Maria Kayser, Grace Knipp, and Jacob Risse for being selected for the Tri-State Honor Band in March!
CONGRATULATIONS to Dylan Lampe, Grant Weepie, Adam Bodensteiner, and Jarod Bodensteiner on being selected for the Iowa State Honor Band in February!
CONGRATULATIONS to Adam Bodensteiner for being selected on trombone to the Iowa All-State Music Festival! This is a great accomplishment and a prestigious honor! Way to go!
CONGRATULATIONS to Jarod Bodensteiner, Ashley Gonzales, and Jacob Risse on being selected for the NEIBA Honor Band!
Congratulations to ALL students who participated in the IHSMA Solo and Ensemble Contest this past year! All students were extremely professional and represented the Wapsie Music Program extremely well! The following are our
division ratings from the weekend:
From February to March, several Junior
High and High School band students participated in honor bands at UNI, Iowa
State, NEIBA, and Tri-State! These students worked incredibly hard to prepare
their music and had amazing musical experiences with students from across the
state. Congratulations to the following students for your achievements:
Congratulations to Maria Kayser, Jacob Hammitt, Jarod Bodensteiner, and Tessa Tibbott on being selected to participate in the Northeast Iowa Bandmasters’ Association Honor Band Festival on Saturday, December 1, 2012! These students will perform in one of four select ensembles made up of instrumentalists from sixty schools in Northeast Iowa.