Return to Headlines

Seven Selected to Honor Band

Southview band students

(View Larger)

Left to right: Clara Freese, Anna Van Der Weide, Bennett Olkiewicz, Francesca Elia, Andrew Peterson, Ivana Kyande, and Angelina Hemphill.


Seven Southview students have been selected to the South Central Iowa Bandmasters Association  (SCIBA) District 8th Grade Honor Band.


Selected for the blue band (top ensemble) were:

Clara Freese-trombone and Francesca Elia-clarinet


Selected for the white band (second ensemble) were: Anna Van Der Weide-trumpet, Bennett Olkiewicz- trombone, Andrew Peterson- percussion,  Ivana Kyande-bari saxophone , and Angelina Hemphill-oboe.


In addition, Francesca Elia on clarinet (middle) selected to represent the Ankeny school district and Southview at the All State-Iowa eighth grade band in May. This is the highest honor an 8th grade instrumentalist can receive in the state!