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District groups compete at MSBOA festival

Several of the district's orchestra groups competed in the recent Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association (MSBOA) District IV Band and Orchestra Festival held at Bloomfield Hills High School on Saturday, March 9. The results for each building and group are listed below, congratulations everyone!

Abbott Middle School - The Abbott Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Lynn Brosnan, received a First Division (Superior) Rating. The orchestra received a First Division Rating from all three Performance Judges as well as a First Division Rating, with an “A” in every category, from the Sight-Reading Judge. This is the 9th year in a row the Abbott Symphony Orchestra has received a First Division Rating!

Orchard Lake Middle School - The Orchard Lake Middle Symphonic String Orchestra, under the direction of Linda Trotter, received a First Division (Superior) Rating.

West Bloomfield High School - The West Bloomfield High School Symphonic and Concert Orchestras, under the direction of Linda Trotter, received a First Division (Superior) Rating.

All groups are now eligible for the State Festival coming up later this school year.