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Six Wallace students take part in All State Band PDF Print E-mail

Class D All State Band was held Saturday, March 26 in Kearney at the UNK Fine Arts building. Wallace was represented by six students–Lane Swedberg and Shanice Harris played trumpet and Gini Phillips and Landon Swedberg played trombone in the Wind Ensemble band. John Paul Lempke played baritone and Jaclyn Nelson played clarinet in the Symphonic Band.
Medals are awarded to the students who are selected to play the first chair parts in the Wind Ensemble and Jazz Band. Swedberg received a gold medal for playing first chair on the trumpet one part. Harris and Phillips received a silver medal for being selected to play first chair on the second parts in their sections.
Class D also awards two scholarships to seniors who are planning to attend a Nebraska college and participate in band. The students must perform a solo, write an essay and take a music theory test. Lane Swedberg was one of the music scholarship recipients.