Nineteen members of the O’Neill High School Band traveled to Wayne to perform in the 2019 Midstate Conference Honor Bands on Monday.
On the Wayne State College campus, they rehearsed all day and put on a final concert. Rex Barker, director of bands at Midland Lutheran University, directed the 9th/10th grade band and Josh Calkin, low brass instructor at Wayne State College, directed the 11th/12th grade band.
“It was high energy and lots of fun," freshman French horn player James Krotter said. "Hats off to the directors for a fun day.”
9th/10th Grade Band members:
Becky Hupp, Alyssa Fehringer, Kelsey Osborne, Christopher Jennings, William Otte, Carson Belik and James Krotter
11th/12th Grade members:
Sable Davis, Samantha Bowland, Michael Poese, Faith Walton, Andrew Alder, Kolby Dean, Maddie Hohbein, Alyssa Moser, Chris Laursen, Sam Carstens, Sean Gildersleeve and Heydon Strope.
The O'Neill band director is Chad Dean.