High School KMEA Honor Band
Four students from Rock Hills High school band had the opportunity to work with nationally known composer, Michael Sweeney. Mr. Sweeney conducted the 12A State Honor band on Saturday Feb. 25 at the KMEA State Convention. Davin Coil Baritone Sax, Arielle Jacobs flute, Faith Reinert Trumpet and Hannah Simmelink Tenor Sax were chosen to be a part of this ensemble. They had to audtion to be members of the KMEA District band to be eligible to audition for this ensemble. They rehearsed Thursday afternoon, Friday all day and Friday evening and performed along with 60 other students from 1 and 2 A schools across the state of Kansas. Mr. Sweeney had composed the pieces the students performed.