YORK — Saturday, March 16, 257 middle school band students from Ashland-Greenwood, Auburn, Blue Hill, Centennial, Central City, Crete, Falls City Sacred Heart, Hampton, Holdrege, Malcolm, Raymond Central, Red Cloud, St. Joseph School-York, Sutherland, Syracuse, Thayer Central, Twin River, Waverly and York schools will attend the 19th annual York Middle School Honor Band Day. Honor band members rehearse during the afternoon and perform a final concert at 6:30 p.m. in the York High School Theatre. The seventh grade honor band will rehearse under the direction of Rebecca Wilhelm from Norris Middle School. Jim Kucera from Waverly Middle School will conduct the eighth grade honor band.
Admission for the concert is $3 for adults, no charge for students.
Seventh grade honor band:
York Middle School – Elizabeth Beauchamp (flute), Hadley Eckert (flute), Maleigha Scamehorn (flute), Samson Broumley (clarinet), Lauren Hills (alto saxophone), Angelina Shaw (alto saxophone), Boe Fraser (trumpet), Ellie Gartner (trumpet), Lily Kowalski (trumpet), Katelyn Whitted (trumpet), Jeffrey Koch (trombone), Sebastian Rodriguez (trombone), Ethan Montgomery (percussion), Riley Philipp (percussion).
Centennial – Kate Luebbe (alto saxophone), Cora Payne (alto saxophone), Savannah Horne (baritone saxophone).
Hampton – Danielle Dowling (flute), Hayden Farris (alto saxophone), Abbey Wendt (oboe).
Eighth grade honor band:
York Middle School – Emily Friesen (flute), Emily Kaltenbach (flute), Haley Throener (flute), Mayah Colle (clarinet), Allan Huskins (clarinet), Raegan Crowdell (trumpet), Mackenzie Nelson (trumpet), Damien Tesarek (trumpet), Trey Harms (percussion), Austin Phinney (percussion).
St. Joseph Catholic School-York – Alyssa Alt (flute), Cessna Brestel (flute), Hattie Chavanu (flute), Valeria Acosta (clarinet).
Centennial – Kenzie Steckly (clarinet), Micah Richters (trumpet), Rachel Garcia (trombone).
Hampton -- Edward Van Landingham (baritone).