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Rosemount Marching Band Festival - Saturday, September 16, 2023

Bands Registered as of June 1, 2023 (22)
Brookings (SD)

Champlin Park
Coon Rapids
Eden Prairie

Harrisburg (SD)
Hudson (WI)
Lakeville South
Mankato 77 Lancers
Rochester Lourdes

Sioux Falls Washington (SD)
Waukee (IA)
South Dakota State University (tentitive exhibition performance)

2023 Festival Adjudicators:
Alan Mueggenborg - Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
Jeremy Stevens - Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
Colton Hines - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Mike McIntosh - Shakopee, Minnesota
Gary Swanson - Fridley, Minnesota
John Greene - Apple Valley, Minnesota
Steve Olsen - Apple Valley, Minnesota

Congratulations to the 2023 Rosemount HS Band Senior Award Winners
Chloe Moeller - Instrumental Music Student of the Year
Jaxon Jones - John Phillip Sousa Award and Louis Armstrong Jazz Award
Ian Johnson - Directors Award and Rosemount Community Band Scholarship Award

Congratulations to the following Rosemount HS Band Members who are selected to participate in the 2023-24 Minnesota Music Educators All-State Instrumental Ensembles.
Annika Allen, Orchestra-Trombone
Paige Babcock, Concert Band-Bb Clarinet
Caleb Dusek, Jazz Band-Trombone
Mason Gilbertson, Orchestra-Percussion
Gabrielle Hoover, Orchestra-Bb Clarinet
Emily Hopke, WBP Alternate-Trumpet
Vanessa Huang, Symphonic Band-Bb Clarinet
Adonias Ketema, Concert Band-Euphonium
Rebecca Kranz, Orchestra-Bassoon
Blake Leuth, Jazz Band-Tenor Saxophone
Matthew Pasillas, Concert Band-Alto Saxophone

Congrats to the following RHS Band Members who auditioned and were selected for the All State Vocal Ensembles:
Celine Awad, Mixed Choir, Alto
Charlie Hilo, Tenor/Baritone/Bass Choir, Tenor
Sam Thompson, Mixed Choir, Tenor
Students are selected for the MMEA ensembles through a rigorous audition process and will be attending All-State Camps throughout Minnesota from August 1-5.   The All State Ensembles will meet up again and will perform in Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis in February, 2024.

Congratulations to the Rosemount High School Senior Wind Ensemble Members who are named South Suburban Conference - All Conference Band Members on Friday, March 17, 2023 during the conference band festival at Shakopee High School.
Chloe Moeller – Flute
Aspen Howard – Flute
Jaxon Jones – Clarinet
Ben Cobian - Trumpet
Julia Grayson - Trombone
Lauren Droberg – Bass Trombone
Matthew Smith – Euphonium 
Jack Torrini - Percussion

Congratulations to the Rosemount High School Band Members who performed at our annual solo and ensemble contest on Monday, February 27.  We are proud of how prepared our musicians were and how they handled the opportunity to play in front of an adjudicator for ratings on the MSHSL Rubric Form.
Five RHS Students Received “Best in Site” Honors:
Caleb Dusek – Trombone
Mason Halstead - Trombone
Aspen Howard – Flute
Chloe Moeller – Flute
Matteo Pasillas – Alto Sax

Six RHS Students Received a Perfect Score of 40 for their solo performance:
Paige Babcock – Clarinet
Aspen Howard – Flute
Blake Leuth – Tenor Sax
Chloe Moeller – Flute
Matteo Pasillas – Alto Sax
Jack Torrini – Marimba

Congratulations to the following Rosemount Band member who auditioned for and were selected for membership in the 2023 Concordia College Honor Band. The Concordia Honor Band will meet and perform in Moorhead, MN from April 14-16, 2023.
Caleb Dusek – Trombone

Congratulations to the following Rosemount Band members who were selected for membership in the 2023 South Dakota State University Honor Band. The SDSU Honor Band met and performed the weekend of February 24-25 in Brookings, SD.
Greyson Hines - Percussion

Kai Tollefson - Percussion 

Congratulations to the following Rosemount HS Band Members on their selection into the 2022-2023 Minnesota Music Educators Association (MMEA) All State Instrumental Music Ensembles.
Annika Allen, Concert Band-Trombone
Thatcher Buck, Orchestra-Percussion
Lauren Droberg, Symphonic Band-Trombone
Caleb Dusek, Symphonic Band-Trombone
Aspen Howard, Concert Band-Flute
Jaxon Jones, Orchestra-Bb Clarinet
Blake Leuth, Jazz Alternate-Tenor Saxophone
Chloe Moeller, Orchestra-Flute
Matthew Pasillas, Symphonic Band-Alto Saxophone
Jack Torrini, Orchestra-Percussion
The ensembles performed in February, 2023 at the annual MMEA Mid-Winter Convention at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis.

Congratulations to the following Rosemount Band members who auditioned for and were selected for membership in the 2023 University of Minnesota – Twin Cities Honor Band. The Honor Band meets during the weekend of January 27-29 with a concert at Ted Mann Concert Hall on the U of MN Campus on Sunday, January 29 at 1:30pm.  The concert is free and open to the public.
Grace Brandt – Flute
Chloe Moeller – Flute
Serena Thomas – Flute
Gaby Hoover – Clarinet
Jaxon Jones – Bass Clarinet
Noah Mullin – Alto Saxophone
Mateo Passillas – Alto Saxophone
Blake Leuth – Tenor Saxophone
Annika Allen – Trombone
Lukas Contreras-Shelsby – Trombone
Caleb Dusek – Trombone
Lauren Droberg – Bass Trombone
Adonias Ketema – Euphonium 

2022-2023 Rosemount HS Marching Band Honors and Awards

2022 RHS Marching Band Blue Plume Awards
Serena Smith – Color Guard
Thatcher Buck – Batterie
Noah Mullin – Alto Saxophone

Bands of America – Grand National Championships
Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana 
Thursday, November 10 – Saturday, November 12, 2022

BOA Grand National Semi-Finalist 

Waukee Marching Band Invitational
Waukee High School – Waukee, Iowa
Saturday, October 15, 2022
91.2    Rosemount
Outstanding Music
Outstanding Visual
Outstanding General Effect
Outstanding Color Guard
Outstanding Percussion

86.1                Irondale
84.75              Dowling Catholic
82.5                Independence
81.85              Des Moines Roosevelt
81.85              Lewis Central
81.15              Dallas Center Grimes
78.45              Indianola
76.7                Norwalk
75.7                Newton
74.25              Cedar Rapids Jefferson
71.8                Des Moines Lincoln
69.45              Mount Vernon
68.0                Saydel
63.0                South Tama
62.85              Marshalltown
62.65              Benton Community
61.35              Vinton-Shellsburg

Youth in Music Evening Grand Championships
US Bank Stadium – Minneapolis, Minnesota
Saturday, October 8, 2022

88.2    Rosemount
Outstanding Music
Outstanding General Effect

87.6                Sioux Falls Lincoln
85.0                Brandon Valley
84.7                Millard West
83.6                Eastview
79.5                Irondale
78.6                Eden Prairie
77.3                Grand Rapids
76.9                Lakeville South
72.8                Hastings

Youth in Music - Minnesota State Marching Band Championships
US Bank Stadium – Minneapolis, Minnesota
Saturday, October 8, 2022

89.35  Rosemount 
Outstanding Visual
Outstanding General Effect
Outstanding Percussion

88.55              Sioux Falls Lincoln
86.65              Millard West, NE
85.35              Eastview
84.75              Brandon Valley, SD
81.45              Eden Prairie
80.45              Irondale
79.25              Grand Rapids
78.95              Marshall
78.8                Davenport Central, IA
77.95              Lakeville South
76.75              River Falls, WI
75.85              Waseca
75.8                Farmington
74.75              Waukee Northwest, IA
73.65              Champlin Park
73.3                Brookings, SD
70.6                Sioux Falls O'Gorman
69.4                Sioux Falls Roosevelt
66.85              Hastings
66.75              Blaine
66.25              Baldwin Woodville, WI
65.75              Anoka
63.1                Harrisburg, SD
61.4                Mankato Lancers
61.35              Rochester Lourdes
59.85              Coon Rapids
59.5                Minnetonka
58.7                Andover
55.6                Maple Grove
52.9                Osseo
52.4                Hutchinson

Champlin Park Marching Band Festival - Brooklyn Park, Minnesota
Saturday, October 1, 2022

88.2    Rosemount
Outstanding Hornline
Outstanding Percussion
Outstanding Color Guard
Outstanding Visual

74.8                Hastings
72.5                Blaine
70.6                Anoka
68.5                Andover
66.7                Minnetonka
65.0                Coon Rapids
64.8                Maple Grove
62.6                Osseo

Rosemount Marching Band Festival - Rosemount, Minnesota
Saturday, September 24, 2022

Host    Rosemount

81.0                Eastview
76.1                Eden Prairie
74.1                Lakeville South
71.9                Waseca
71.5                Marshall
70.8                Waukee
67.3                Farmington
65.0                Hastings
64.7                Sioux Falls Washington
63.0                Champlin Park
62.9                Rochester Lourdes
61.0                Mankato Lancers
60.7                Anoka
58.8                Minnetonka
58.4                Coon Rapids
55.5                East Ridge

Eastview Marching Band Festival - Apple Valley, Minnesota
Saturday, September 10, 2022

82.5    Rosemount
Outstanding Hornline
Outstanding Soloist (Flute Trio)

79.0            Brandon Valley, SD
74.4            Eden Prairie
73.5            Grand Rapids
69.8            Waseca
68.9            Marshall
67.1            Farmington
66.3            Rochester Lourdes
66.1            Hastings
64.1            Blaine
62.3            Anoka
62.1            Champlin Park
60.5            Mankato Lancers
57.9            Minnetonka
57.6            North Polk, IA
57.4            Coon Rapids
56.6            Andover

Minnesota State Fair - Falcon Heights, Minnesota
Thursday, August 25, 2022

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