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HHS Musicians Selected for A-K Honors Band!

Congratulations to the following students for being selected into the 2018-2019 Alle-Kiski Valley Honors Band Festival! Highlands is pleased to have representation in almost every section of the ensemble!
Abi Welling - Flute
Madalyn Heinle - Clarinet (1st Chair)
Larkin Richards - Clarinet
Laina Reid - Bass Clarinet
Ethan Sakala - Bassoon
Luna Vavourakis - Alto Saxophone (1st Chair)
Josh Beck - Alto Saxophone
Greg Wygonik - Tenor Saxophone
Austin Langer - French Horn
Braden O'Neill - French Horn
Evan Misejka - Trumpet
Cole Bergquist - Trumpet
Andrew Valasek - Trombone
Savannah McIntyre - Trombone
Ian Boyd - Baritone
Fifteen of the 16 candidates from Highlands successfully made it into this year's group - the High School's best showing yet.  Special recognition to Jacob Allan, who was among 17 percussionists auditioning for only 9 spots.  He unfortunately missed out by only 1 point. The Highlands High School band director is Mr. Matthew Beresik. Congratulations again to all of our HHS Band students on a job well done! 
The A-K Valley Honors Band concert will take place at Penn Hills High School on Friday evening, January 18, 2019 at 7:00pm. We hope to see you there!