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Honor Band Selections
Congratulations to the following students for being selected for the following College Honor Bands.
University of Minnesota
A very special congratulations to Noah Russell, 11th grade trumpet player from Wind Ensemble. Noah has been selected for the very prestigious University of Minnesota High School Honor Band. Hundreds of accomplished band students from the Upper Mid-West auditioned for this fine ensemble. Noah was one of 17 trumpet players selected for the Honor Band. Over the last 25 years, Noah is the fifth Henry Sibley student named to the University of Minnesota Honor Band. He is also the only junior from Henry Sibley to ever achieve this accomplishment.
Gustavus Adolphus College
Michael Rosario (Bassoon)
Winona State University
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
University of Minnesota Duluth
St. Olaf College
Jazz Honor Bands Selections
High School Honor Jazz Band Festival
Levi Taple (Guitar)
2018 Sibley Marching Band
Grand Champions at Alexandria !!!
On Sunday, June 24 the band was named Grand Champions at the 34th Annual Vikingland Band Festival in Alexandria, Minn. They earned this honor by outscoring 16 bands from across the state, including four larger groups in the AAAA class above them.
Considered the top parade competition of the summer, Henry Sibley also won the Class AAA Champion title, along with awards for Best Color Guard and Best Wind Section in their class at the festival.
The last time Henry Sibley won Grand Champion in Alexandria was in 1986.
Friday, June 15
Sibley competed at the Lake Crystal Battle of the Bands where they had a 1st Place finish in class AA and received Best Color Guard overall!
Saturday, June 16
In the Harry Wenger Band Festival in Owatonna, MN and the Lake Waconia Band Festival in Waconia, MN Sibley won 1st place in Class AA along with Best Color Guard and Best Winds at Owatonna and later that day they swept class AA with a 1st place finish, Best Winds, Best Color Guard, and Best Percussion in Waconia!