DPS students participate in MSBOA District Band and Orchestra Festival

Detroit Public Schools band and orchestra students participated in the Michigan School Band Orchestra Association’s District XV Band and Orchestra Festival on Saturday, March 12.

The following groups received superior ratings and qualified to perform in the State Band and Orchestra Festival:

  • Duke Ellington K-8 Concert Band, Mr. Sean Patton, Director
  • Cass Tech High School Chamber Strings, Ms. Deanna Burrows, Director
  • DSA Symphony Band, Dr. Sean Penderel, Director
  • King High School Symphony Band, Mr. Ronald Perkins, Director
  • Renaissance High School Chamber Strings, Dr. Jui Chao Wang

The State Band and Orchestra Festival will take place the last week in April and the first week of May.

Congratulations to these outstanding groups for a job well done. On to States!

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