Four LCWM band students were nominated by Director Mrs. Malia Jones to perform with students from fifteen other high schools at Bethany Lutheran College's honor band event this past weekend. Students began rehearsal on Friday afternoon and completed the two day event with a public performance on campus Saturday, November 16.
The students were able to stay on campus Friday night and attend rehearsals with the seventy other musicians, Bethany College instructors, and area music professionals. As part of the experience, honor band students were also introduced to the Bethany College Theatre Program and were invited to attend the fall production of The Spiritual Tragedy of Dr. Faustus and heard a live performance of Music Professor, Benjamin Faugstad's jazz group, Blue River Combo.
The fifteen schools represented at the event were:
Iowa: South Hardin, Lake Mills
Minnesota: Cleveland, Glencoe-Silver Lake, Glenville-Emmons, Lake Crystal-Wellcome Memorial, Madelia, Mankato East, Mankato West, Nicollet, Minnesota Valley Lutheran, St. Croix Lutheran