November was a busy month for Lowellville High School band members selected for honors groups.
Congratulations to band members Alexis Biscella, John Fitch, Elainie Huncik, and Nicholas Kacir on being selected for membership in the 2016-17 Stambaugh Concert Band. Stambaugh Band presented its fall concert on Tuesday, November 15, in Stambaugh Auditorium.
District 5 of the Ohio Music Education Association (O.M.E.A.) held its honors band festival on Saturday, November 19, at Stambaugh Auditorium. Representing Lowellville in the 2016 District 5 Middle School Honors Band was Logan Agee, Will McCaughtry, Hunter Lisko, Giovanni Docherty, and Lex Watson. Representing Lowellville in the 2016 District 5 High School Honors Band was Maria Mangine, Josh Bryan, and John Fitch.
L.H.S. band member Nicholas Kacir was chosen as the tuba player for the 2016 O.M.E.A. Northeast Region Orchestra. The orchestra presented their concert on Sunday, November 20, at Cleveland State University. Nick was also selected for the Ohio Band Directors Conference Honors Band, which will present a concert on Saturday, December 3, on the campus of The University of Akron. In addition, he is a tuba player in the Youngstown Symphony Youth Orchestra. The Y.S.Y.O. fall concert is on Sunday, December 4, in Powers Auditorium.
Membership in all of the ensembles listed above is based on live or taped auditions. Congratulations to our musicians on these fine accomplishments.