14 BHS band members in honor band

Published 7:14 pm Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Fourteen Bainbridge High School Band students were selected to participate in the 37th Annual Southeastern United States Concert Band Clinic and Honor Bands.

This event was held Feb. 4, 5 and 6 on the campus of Troy University in Troy, Ala.

Students from all over the Southeastern states were in attendance.

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The honor bands featured instruction by internationally recognized clinicians, scholarship audition opportunities, concert band performances, along with the final honor band concerts. Each student received an Honor Band Performance Medal along with an Honor Band shirt. This event gives the students an opportunity of exposure to young musicians from all over the South along with providing a great musical experience.

Guest conductors for the clinic included Douglas Macaulay of Vancouver, British Columbia; Mike Nakasone of Honolulu, Hawaii, and Tom Brown of Hazlehurst, Ga.

The Troy University Symphony Band performed for all of the participants on Feb. 5. The final honor band concerts were on Feb. 6. Parents and friends were invited to attend. Admissions to these concerts were free to the public.

Students selected for the band were Emily Ward, Sarah Beth Pelham, Kelsey Lambert, Chelsea Marty, Katie Monson, Kylie McGlincy, Abby Davidson, Sedarious Hightower, Tommy Valter, B.J. Guest, Tim Wade, Bobby Forrester, Griffin Reynolds and Fenando Galnares.