Horace Mann Band Students Perform with Youth Honors Band
Three Horace Mann Middle School eighth grade band students performed on October 28, 2011 at the Wisconsin Music Educators Association conference in Madison. They were part of the Wisconsin Youth Band Directors Association (WYBDA) youth honors band. This band was comprised of 83 middle school students from across the state whose teachers are members of WYBDA. Their band teacher, Kim Plautz, is president-elect of this organization. The band members performed a world premiere of a new piece of music entitled “Legend of Devils Lake.” The song was written by Michael Sweeney, an internationally renowned composer of music for young musicians.
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
November 8, 2011