Herman Earns All-State Band Honors

Herman Earns All-State Band Honors
Courtesy of Wayne Community Schools.

WAYNE – Among another very talented field of Nebraska high school musicians, a member of the Wayne High band earned All-State recognition.

According to a release from Wayne Community Schools, approximately 3,000 of the best high school musicians in the state audition each year for the Nebraska All-State Band, Chorus, Jazz Band and Orchestra. These are sponsored by the Nebraska Music Education Association.

Selection as a member of one of these groups is one of the highest music honors attainable in Nebraska.

Mr. Dan Sodomka, Director of Band Affairs for the Nebraska Music Education Association, is pleased to announce that Avery Herman will be among the 161 students selected to be a part of the 2022 All-State Band.

Guest conductor for the group was Dr. Cynthia Johnston Turner, Dean—Faculty of Music at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario.

The band held rehearsals last Wednesday, November 16 through Friday, November 18 on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus, the host site of the 2022 NMEA Conference/Clinic.

A final public concert was held on Friday, November 18 from the Lied Center for the Performing Arts on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus.