Six Royal Oak Middle School (ROMS) and Royal Oak High School (ROHS) students have been selected for this year’s All-State Band and four students have been chosen to participate in the State Honors Choir.
According to Keith Kohring, ROMS Band Director, over 2,300 high school and middle school students from across the state auditioned for the approximately 200 band seats.
All-State Band members are:
All-State High School Band
- Francesca Leo - flute
All State High School Jazz Ensemble
- Andrew Jensen – trumpet
- Ryan Noechel - string bass
All-State Middle School Band
- Maya Grossman – clarinet
- Tess DeWilde Kohler - trumpet
- Emma Harris – trumpet
Honor’s Choir members are:
High School State Honor's Choir
- Leslie Seery
- Camille Primeau
Middle School Honors Choir
- Jessica Showers
- Daisjah Robertson
The bands will perform Jan. 19 at the Michigan Music Conference in Grand Rapids. The High School State Honor's Choirs will also perform on Jan. 19 and the Middle School Honors Choirs performance will be January 17.
The Michigan Music Conference is comprised of the Michigan Chapter of the American String Teachers Association, Michigan Music Education Association, Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association and the Michigan School Vocal Music Association.