The Ottumwa Courier

March 14, 2014

Oskaloosa Middle School Jazz Band wins Districts


The Oskaloosa Herald

---- — OSKALOOSA — The Oskaloosa Middle School Jazz Band received first place in the Middle School Band Small Class at the Southeast Iowa Bandmasters Association District Jazz Festival on Saturday, March 8, in Iowa City.

The Oskaloosa MS Jazz Band was followed by Solon I/II, Ft. Madison, Mt. Pleasant, Davis County, Washington I/II, West Branch and Grinnell.

Outstanding Soloist Awards went to: John Edgren, trumpet; Joshua Hartl, trombone; Maggie Fitzpatrick, trumpet and flugelhorn; Jared Maas, trumpet; Brandon Salevsky, tenor saxophone. The band is under the direction of Michelle Dickinson.

The Oskaloosa Middle School Jazz band will perform in concert with the Oskaloosa High School Jazz Bands on Friday, April 4, at the George Daily Auditorium at 7 p.m.