Gordie Molin has been selected for the Minnesota Band Directors’ Association Middle School State Honor Jazz Ensemble. Gordie was chosen as the best middle school drummer in the state! He will rehearse and then perform with the ensemble on Sunday, Jan. 20 at Anoka-Ramsey Community College. The ensemble will perform again at the Minneapolis Convention Center as part of the State Music Teachers Convention in February.

Gordie plays in the Concert Band, Jazz Ensemble, Garage Band, Pop Ensemble and many other music ensembles at Chaska Middle School West. He also takes private lessons. In addition to drum set, Gordie plays piano, writes his own music and plays traveling basketball. Gordie is the son of Melissa and Kyle Molin of Chaska.