18 Washington MS Band students attended the Mt. Pleasant Honor Band on Saturday, April 9th, 2016. Students arrived at 8:15am and rehearsed with students from 15 other area schools in a 6th grade and a 7th/8th grade honor band. The 6th grade director was Jim DePriest from Mt. Pleasant and the 7th/8th grade director was Kim Benson from Oskaloosa. After the morning rehearsals and breaks, the students and directors were treated to a clinic and performance by the Dallas Brass (a world wide professionally touring brass group). The students rehearsed with the Dallas Brass in the afternoon and then performed at 4pm concert which featured the Dallas Brass on one number with each group.
WMS students attending the honor band were:
John F, Emma H, Quentin H, Lucas K, Olivia L, Alli L, Choloe M, Alexis I, Evan M, Emily M, Desiree P, Launa R, Kenna R, Katie R, Mateo S, Erika H, Anna V, and Audrey W.