Shaler Area students named to Allegheny Valley Honors Bands
Students in Shaler Area High School and Middle School were recognized for their musical talents and accomplishments by being accepted into an Allegheny Valley Honors Band.

More than 500 students auditioned for the Honors Bands and 11 Shaler Area students earned a seat in the ensembles.

The Allegheny Valley Senior High Honors Band (Grades 10-12) will include the following Shaler Area students:
  • Michael Chaney (grade 11) - Clarinet
  • Hana LeBrew (grade 11) - Clarinet
  • Lauren Kenst (grade 10) - Alto Sax
  • Jacob Matthews (grade 12) - Trumpet
  • Jon Brockway (grade 11) - Euphonium
  • Jake Aufman (grade 11) - Percussion
  • Ethan Chirdon (grade 10) - Mallets
The Allegheny Valley Junior High Honors Band (Grades 7-9) will include the following Shaler Area students:
  • Zach Spondike (grade 8) - Baritone Saxophone
  • Jaclyn Price (grade 8) - Clarinet
  • Luke Franks (grade 8) - Trumpet
  • Adam Braughler (grade 8) - French Horn
The two ensembles will perform during the Allegheny Valley Honors Band festival at North Allegheny High School, January 5-6, 2017. The guest conductor for the Jr. High Band will be Dr. Travis Weller, Composer and Mercer High School Band Director. The guest conductor for the Sr. High Band will be Dr. Anthony Pursell, Composer and Director of Bands at Tarleton State University in Texas.

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