Hilden Selected to MYAF Honors Band

Posted by admin on Mar 25, 2014 - 02:58 PM  •  Filed under: highschool  •  2727 reads

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Bay City Western High School junior, Katarina Hilden has been selected to perform in the prestigious Michigan Youth Arts Festival All-State Honors Band. The Honors band will rehearse and perform May 8 - 10, 2014 on the Campus of Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI. Approximately 100 of the top high school musicians in the state are selected to perform in the intense, three day annual Arts Festival. Students are selected based upon their performance on the proficiency examination at MSBOA State Solo & Ensemble.

Additionally, Katarina has been invited to audition to perform as a guest concerto soloist. Auditions for this rare honor take place on April 11, 2014 on the campus of Central Michigan University. Students must submit to a rigorous two stage audition process which includes performing a 5 - 8 minute concerto by memory. Four students are selected in the entire state to perform with the All-State Orchestra at the same concert mentioned above. Students are invited to audition based upon the performance of their solo at MSBOA State Solo & Ensemble.