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Middle School Band Members Chosen for Honor Band

A total of 13 Linn-Mar Middle School from Excelsior and Oak Ridge were selected through video auditions for the prestigious Iowa Bandmasters Association (IBA) All-Iowa Eighth Grade Honor Band. This is the highest honor an eighth-grade band member can receive in the state of Iowa.

Linn-Mar Members of the 2020 All-Iowa 8th Grade Honor Band

Gigi Wright (Oboe)
Micah Langley (Bassoon)
Mariselle Jones (Clarinet)
Brock Whitham (Clarinet)
Kyle Earnest (Alto Sax)
Tomina Gerst (Trumpet)
Adam Kmetz (Horn)
Thanh Beech (Tuba)
Sujan Shadrak (Percussion)
Owen Soenen – (Trumpet)
Luke Sowers – (Trumpet alternate)
Owen Hanson – (Trombone alternate)
Dale Nuss – (Tuba alternate)

The All-Iowa Eighth Grade Honor Band is tentatively scheduled to perform Thursday, May 13th in Des Moines.