The 72nd Annual South Dakota All-State Band Grand Concert was held at the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center on the campus of SDSU on Saturday, March 26.
Dr. Travis Cross directed the Lewis Band. Dr. Cross is currently serving as the UCLA Wind Ensemble Conductor. Milbank musicians included Rachel Schulte, sophomore clarinet; Joe Schulte, sophomore euphonium; and William Karels, senior tuba. Dr. Aaron Perrine directed the Clark Band.
Dr. Aaron Perrine directed the Clark Band. Milbank musicians included: Laney Forrette, junior clarinet; Hope Karels, sophomore bass clarinet; and Hattie Muellenbach, senior alto saxophone.
Prior to the concert, William Karels received a four-year participant plaque. Dr. Dan Swartos, executive director of SDHSAA, presented the award. Susan Karels, director of the MHS and MMS bands, accompanied the students to the event. The concert will be broadcast on SDPBTV on April 23 at 8 p.m.
Photo #1: Front Row: Hattie Muellenbach, Hope Karels, Laney Forrette Second Row: Rachel Schulte, Joe Schulte, William Karels
Photo #2: Lewis Band: Joe Schulte, Dr. Travis Cross, William Karels, Rachel Schulte
Photo #3: Clark Band: Hope Karels, Hattie Muellenbach, Dr. Aaron Perrine, Laney Forrette