Concert Band

Band Director: Ms. Bonnie Harmon 

2020 Band Solo-Ensemble Contest Results

On February 1, 2020 many Salem students competed at the Wind/Perc./Strings Solo and Ensemble contest. Two Salem students will be headed to State with their solo performances! Congratulations to Ethan Bower, Alto Saxophone and Tyler Zink, Trombone.

These two students will take their solos to the ISSMA State Solo Ensemble Festival on February 29 at North Central HS in Indianapolis. They earned this honor by playing music from a select list of high-difficulty pieces and playing it well enough to earn a Gold Rating from the judges at District Festival.

Other participants from Salem were:

Gold Ratings:

  • Lucas Bower

  • Anna Hobbs

  • Jaiden Campbell

  • Delaney Predmore

  • Carolyn Casey

  • Julia Casey

  • Sarah Call

  • Audrey Bower

  • Kaylen Mather

  • Jonah Risen

  • Flora Wade

  • Elissa White

  • Ben McClure

  • Raewyn Perry

  • Clarinet Trio: Cheyenne Sanders, Harmony Campbell, Danielle Romage

  • Brass Quintet: Sherene Sanders, Brayden Westfall, Leah Scott, Tyler Zink, Parker Blackwell

Silver Rating:

  • Rihanna Perry

Participating students took weekly lessons from November to February with Mrs. Jean Dowen, Assistant Band Director, Mr. Tim Johnston, Retired Band Director, and Mr. Blair Winslow, Salem Percussion Specialist.

Congratulations to these students for all of their hard work toward this goal!