Whs Band Advances

March 25, 1992

HAMPSTEAD — Eleven county high school bands competed in the District Band Festival Saturday at North Carroll High.

The Westminster Select Band received a superior rating, which qualified members for participation inthe Maryland Band Festival, set for May 8 and 9 at Westminster High.

Westminster's Concert and Symphonic bands each received an excellent rating.

"The kids did well, with no glaring errors," said JeffRogers, Westminster instrumental music teacher, adding he was "very pleased" with the performances.

In other news, seven Westminster students will perform with the all-county Jazz Ensemble at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Liberty High School. Participating in the free concert areBrian Johnson, baritone sax; Matt Cooper, trumpet; Scott Waters, tenor sax; Becky Duex and Brian Beninghove, alto sax; Chris Schump, guitar; and Aggie Shipley, trombone.

The Westminster Instrumental Music Boosters will meet to discuss fund-raising ideas at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the school band room. Information: 876-7127.

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