Music Students Receive State & Regional Recognition

Several CMSW students have received regional or state music honors over the past two months. Here is the impressive list of well-deserving recipients: State Honor Band: Keegan Cummings, Sabrina Olson, Erin Siemienas State Honor Jazz Band: Gordie Molin Regional Honor Band: Audrey Armstrong, Max Bryan, Hope Greer, Anna Holk, Jennifer Meng, Sabrina Olson, Abby Owusu Tri-State Honor Band: Lily Awes, Corina Coppersmith, Roisin Curley, Josiah Faber, Olivia Houwman, Kaitlyn O’Donnell, Abby Owusu Minnesota Youth Jazz Ensemble: Jason Laabs Middle School Honor Band Festival at UW-Eau Claire: Teagan Gauerke, Lucas Igl, Kyle... Continue reading Music Students Receive State & Regional Recognition

Student is Selected for the State Honor Jazz Ensemble

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... Continue reading Student is Selected for the State Honor Jazz Ensemble

MN State Honor Band

Five CMSW students were chosen for the Minnesota State Honor Band! This is an incredible honor for these wonderful and talented students: Bobby Bellairs, Lauren Gizinski, Sage Martin, Hannah Olson, Lilly Paul. They will perform on Sunday, 4/23 at 2:00 at Chanhassen High School. CMSW has never had more than two students chosen in one year before – so... Continue reading MN State Honor Band