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HONOR BANDS

Students have frequent opportunities to audition for and be selected to many area honor bands. Students who have been selected to an honor band during the current school year will be listed here. Congratulations to all who receive these honors.

Coe College Junior Honor Band
Auditions - October 17, 2004
Winter Concert - Sunday, December 5, 2004
Spring Concert - Sunday, April 10, 2004
Coe College, Cedar Rapids

Peter Ickes - Trumpet I

 

Northeast Iowa Bandmasters Association Junior Honor Band
Saturday, December 7 - Oelwein HS, Oelwein

Kenyon Day - Clarinet III
Megan Otting - Tuba
Krista Pederson - Flute I

 

IOWA BANDMASTERS ASSOCIATION ALL-IOWA
MIDDLE SCHOOL HONOR BAND


The IBA All-Iowa Middle School Honor Band is the premier honor band for eighth grade students. 132 eighth grade students across the state are selected to play in an honor band at the IBA Conference in May. Students who have been selected are listed on a plaque in the band room and are also listed below.

DANA TERRONES - BASS CLARINET - 2004

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SCALE CLUB CHALLENGE


Each level consists of memorizing a scale pattern (or for percussion a drum technique) and playing the pattern in each of 12 key centers. The levels progressively get more difficult until in level 8 and beyond when All-State level playing is needed. List is cumulative and includes student name, instrument, date completed, and grade in which each level was completed.

LEVEL 1 - Maroon - Wind - Major Scales: Percussion - Major Scales on Bells
Nathan Meyer - Baritone Saxophone - 5/12/2001 - 6th
Michael Pederson - Alto Saxophone - 5/15/2001 - 6th
Amy Weiler - Flute - 5/31/2001 - 7th
Luke Klosterman - Tenor Saxophone - 2/18/2002 - 6th
Sarah Leuck - Flute - 2/20/2002 - 8th
Paula McConnell - Piano - 3/7/2002 - 8th
Krista Pederson - Flute - 4/17/2002 - 5th
Kenyon Day - Clarinet - 4/19/2002 - 5th
Stacia Olson - Oboe - 4/19/2002 - 5th
Sarah McConnell - Bass Clarinet - 4/23/2002 - 5th
Katherine Weiler - Clarinet - 4/23/2002 - 5th
William Bauer - Alto Saxophone - 4/29/2002 - 6th
Samuel Bandel - Trumpet - 5/1/2002 - 6th
Annalise Bandel - Oboe - 5/10/2002 - 4th
Shaun Meyer - Alto Saxophone - 2/21/2003 - 4th
Gabriel Brown - Percussion - 4/10/2003 - 6th
Michael Ball - Tenor Saxophone - 5/24/2004 - 7th

LEVEL 2 - Yellow - Wind - Natural Minor Scales: Percussion - Snare Rudiments
Michael Pederson - Alto Saxophone - 11/5/2001 - 7th
Nathan Meyer - Baritone Saxophone - 2/4/2002 - 7th
Sarah Leuck - Flute - 3/6/2002 - 8th
Luke Klosterman - Tenor Saxophone - 3/11/2002 - 6th
Amy Weiler - Flute - 4/17/2002 - 8th
Krista Pederson - Flute - 4/19/2002 - 5th
Kenyon Day - Clarinet - 4/19/2002 - 5th
Stacia Olson - Oboe - 4/30/2002 - 5th
Annalise Bandel - Oboe - 10/11/2004 - 7th

LEVEL 3 - Purple - Wind - Harmonic Minor Scales: Percussion - Auxiliary Percussion Technique
Michael Pederson - Alto Saxophone - 1/30/2002 - 7th
Nathan Meyer - Baritone Saxophone - 3/4/2002 - 7th
Sarah Leuck - Flute - 4/10/2002 - 8th
Kenyon Day - Clarinet - 4/19/2002 - 5th
Krista Pederson - Flute - 4/24/2002 - 5th
Stacia Olson - Oboe - 5/21/2002 - 5th

LEVEL 4 - Red - Wind - Melodic Minor Scales: Percussion - Harmonic Minor Scales on Bells
Michael Pederson - Alto Saxophone - 3/4/2002 - 7th
Nathan Meyer - Baritone Saxophone - 4/8/2002 - 7th
Kenyon Day - Clarinet - 4/24/2002 - 5th
Sarah Leuck - Flute - 4/24/2002 - 8th
Krista Pederson - Flute - 5/3/2002 - 5th

LEVEL 5 - White - Wind - Full Range Major Scales: Percussion - Timpani Technique
Michael Pederson - Alto Saxophone - 3/4/2002 - 7th

LEVEL 6 - Blue - Wind & Percussion - Blues Scales (Percussion on Vibraphone)
Michael Pederson - Alto Saxophone - 4/8/2002 - 7th

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PARTICIPATION POINTS
(Last Updated 8/01/2004)


Every different activity a student is involved in earns them points toward a band letter, stars, or a small plaque. These points are cumulative over the five years a student is involved in instrumental music. For example, 100 points earns a student a band letter; 300 points earns a bronze plaque on the Wall of Fame. Below is a current all-time list of students who have earned 150 or more points. The list includes the year they graduated (or will graduate) from St. Joseph School and their principal instrument.

417 - Michael Pederson - Alto Saxophone - 2003
384 - Krista Pederson - Flute/Piccolo - 2005
358 - Dana Terrones - Bass Clarinet - 2004
352 - Nathan Meyer - Baritone Saxophone - 2003
335- Kenyon Day - Clarinet/Eb Clarinet - 2005
327 - Megan Otting - Tuba - 2005
302 - Michael Ball - Tenor Saxophone - 2005
274 - Gabriel Brown - Percussion - 2005
272 - William Bauer - Alto Saxophone - 2004
269 - Annalise Bandel - Oboe/English Horn - 2006
262 - Stephen Ball - Trumpet - 2003
251 - David Hannon - Trumpet/Horn - 2004
251 - Spencer Pflughaupt - Trumpet - 2004
248 - Mollie Tiernan - Clarinet - 2003
247 - Amanda McCann - Flute/Tenor Saxophone - 2004
246 - Joseph Brown - Trumpet - 2006
239 - Katherine Weiler - Clarinet - 2005
231 - Bryan Bentz - Trumpet - 2005
216 - Grace White - Alto Clarinet/Bass Clarinet - 2005
215 - Megan Teahen - Clarinet - 2004
210 - Patrick Tiernan - Clarinet - 2005
207 - Peter Ickes - Trumpet - 2007
207 - Sarah Leuck - Flute/Piccolo - 2002
203 - Sarah McConnell - Bass Clarinet - 2005
198 - Joseph Beadle - Trumpet - 2006
197 - Matthew Barnd - Baritone Saxophone - 2005
195 - Kevin Bauer - Trombone - 2007
167 - Anthony Bauer - Trombone - 2002
189 - Shaun Meyer - Alto Saxophone - 2007
189 - Elizabeth Wilson - Alto Saxophone - 2006
188 - Mackenzie Noonan - Flute - 2006
181 - Melissa Fager - Trombone - 2006
181 - Sophia Lammers - Percussion - 2007
175 - Ryan Mains - Baritone Saxophone - 2007
172 - Brody White - Bassoon - 2005
167 - Anthony Bauer - Trombone - 2002
164 - Talitha Hannon - Clarinet - 2002
163 - Luke Klosterman - Tenor Saxophone - 2004
158 - Molly Determan - Flute - 2004
154 - David Sodawasser - Euphonium - 2006
153 - Hannah Konzen - Clarinet - 2006
153 - Lauren Reilly - Flute/Piccolo - 2006
151 - Laura Fox - Trumpet - 2005
150 - Elizabeth Leier - Flute - 2000
150 - Clint Schmidt - Tenor Saxophone - 2006
150 - Katelyn Zeller - Bassoon - 2007

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