Luke Ferderer and Clare Focht were two of 87 students selected from 223 who auditioned this winter for a position in this group.

The students participating will have the opportunity to work with some of the finest music educators in the state as their section coaches, and will be conducted by James Patrick Miller. The students will rehearse with James Patrick Miller on Saturday, April 22nd at Chanhassen High School, and will then perform a concert at 2:00 PM on Sunday, April 22nd in the auditorium of Chanhassen High School.

The Honor Band program is an on-going project of MBDA, a professional organization of band directors representing band programs of all grade levels from throughout the state of Minnesota. The mission of MBDA is to assist in the development of band directors and band programs in schools, colleges, and communities throughout Minnesota.