Princeton High School – On Sunday, January 20 twenty Loveland music students performed in the Matthews Auditorium at Princeton High School. The occasion was OMEA District XIV Honor Band Festival. The 75-year-old Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) is the principal organization in Ohio promoting music education in elementary and secondary schools as well as colleges and universities. OMEA began in 1924 in Fostoria, Ohio as the Ohio School Band Association to promote band contests in Ohio.

Students from the region audition for the opportunity to perform at the Festival. They have one rehearsal the week of their performance. The Loveland students are listed below.

The 8th-grade Honor Band performed under the direction of Guest Conductor Lois Wiggins.

Claire Zeigler – Clarinet

Aron Spjut – Trumpet

Amelia Macura – Horn

Avery Dennedy – Baritone

Jake Simon – Tuba

Jonathan Kaseff – Percussion

Daniel Watts – Percussion

The High School Honor Band was conducted by Guest Conductor Brooke Johnson.

Declan Fuchs – Clarinet

Kirsten Arill – Clarinet

Evan Fischer – Alto Sax

Skyler Goodwin – Trumpet

Blake Hensley – Trombone

Olivia Smith – Trombone

The High School Honor Symphony Band was conducted by Guest Conductor Gary Speck.

Anna Hou – Flute

Alton French – Bassoon

Beau Aldrich – Clarinet

Daniel Hinrichsen – Alto Sax

Calvin Spencer – Trumpet

Jack Armstrong – Trombone

Christian Maurer – Trombone

Watch as the OMEA District XIV High School Honor Band performs Reverberations (Brian Balmages) under the direction of Guest Conductor Brooke Johnson.




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