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Students selected to participate in honor band in Wheeling

By Staff | Jan 28, 2015

Eleven Tyler Consolidated High/Middle School students were selected to participate in the Region One Bandmasters Association Honor Band Concert on Jan. 17 at Wheeling Park High School.

Honor Band members from Tyler Consolidated included: Bryan Day, Julian Work, Dan Grimm, Brittany Weekley, Hannah Thomas, Marisha Morris, Sydney White, Nikki Vandruff, Brianna Wade, Emily Morris and Chase Tanner.

The Middle School Honor Band guest conductor was Joan Palmer, who is retired from Marshall County Schools.

Middle School Honor Band selections included: Espana Cani Spanish Gypsy Dance (Paso Doble), by Mike Story; Farandole, arrangement by Balent; A Shaker Gift Song, by Tichelli; and American Heroes March, by Mark Williams.

The High School Honor Band guest conductor was Dr. Adam Dalton, who is currently the Director of Athletic Bands for Marshall University where he oversees the Marching Thunder and basketball pep bands.

The High School Honor Band program list included: Zing, by Scott McAlister; Blue Sky and Sunshine, by Toshihior Fujishiro; Twilight In the Wilderness, by Christopher Tucker; ad Shadow Rituals, by Michale Markowski.

Students representing the following nine high schools participated in the program: Brooke, Cameron, John Marshall, Oak Glen, Paden City, Tyler Consolidated, Valley, Weir and Wheeling Park.

Fourteen middle/jr. high schools participated: Bridge Street, Cameron, Follansbee, Moundsville, Oak Glen, Paden City, Sherrard, Short Line, Triadelphia, Tyler Consolidated, Warwood, Weir, Wellsburg and Wheeling.

The Tyler Consolidated High/Middle School Bands are directed by Wayne Smith and assistant director, Sally Conklin.