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Congrats, January Golden Stand winners!
February 6, 2018
January's "Golden Stand recipients in Jessica Hannah's band classes were Austin Kemmis, BFHS band, Jenny Owens and Ashley Blackmore, both in advanced band, and Zap Andrejczak and Loren Huggins, both in intermediate band!

Members of the BFHS Jazz Band are at the North Idaho College Jazz Festival today, where they will work with University of Idaho Percussion Professor Daniel Bukvich, University of Idaho
Trombone Professor and conductor of the Wind Ensemble Alan Gemberling and Whitworth Professor of Jazz and Trumpet Gary Gemberling.

Students will have the opportunity to hear other jazz bands from Coeur d’Alene, Sandpoint and Spokane, and the event will wrap up this evening with a finale performance from the NIC Jazz Band.

The high school and advanced bands are thrilled to have the opportunity to attend the Boise State Band Clinic February 20 through 24. Students will work with Dr. David Booth, Director of Bands and Wind Conducting Studies at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, and Marcellus Brown, Director of Bands at Boise State.

Students will also tour Idaho’s Capitol Building, the Old Idaho Penitentiary, World Center for Birds of Prey, and attend the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival.

March is going to be a busy month for the bands! The Solo and Ensemble Festival takes place March 10 in Post Falls, Large Group Preparation Concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 6 in the Becker Auditorium, the Large Group Festival at NIC March 15, and, for the first time ever, a Swing Jazz Concert in collaboration with the BFHS Honor Choir at 7 p.m. March 20 in the Becker Auditorium at Bonners Ferry High School.
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