Shelbyville Daily Union

March 12, 2013

Shelbyville Band competes in contest, attends band festival


Shelbyville TMC

---- — The Shelbyville High School Band has been keeping busy this March.

On Saturday, March 2, Shelbyville band students attended IHSA Solo and Ensemble in Moweaqua. The following students earned superior ratings at contest: Tyler Schanks, Tayler Schanks, and Kaitlin Hopper. Sharla Thilker attended as a piano accompanist.

On Tuesday, March 5, the Shelbyville Band attended the Millikin Concert Band Festival at Millikin University. Students had an opportunity to hear the Millikin Wind Ensemble and several area bands. They performed on the auditorium stage of the Kirkland Fine Arts Center for a panel of judges from Illinois high schools and universities. After their performance, the students received a clinic from Mark Lindvahl, retired band director from the Danville and Hoopeston school districts.

The Shelbyville bands are directed by Emma Burrows.