The South Dakota Music Education Association will present the SD Middle School All-State Band on March 7, 2020 at the Mitchell Performing Arts Center at 3:00 PM. This concert will feature over 200 6th-8th graders from across the state performing in two bands under the direction of Dr. Haley Armstrong (School of Mines & Technology) and Dr. Cassandra Bechard (University of Dubuque).
Groton Area School is proud to have Gretchen Dinger and Lydia Meier participating this year. Gretchen is a 7th grader and was selected as a fourth chair Honor Band Member. She is attending Middle School All State Band for the second year in a row. Lydia is an 8th grader and was selected to be apart of the Festival Band. Directors are Mrs. Desiree Yeigh and Mr. Austin Fordham.
There is a $5.00 admission fee for the concert, tickets will be available for purchase at the door the afternoon of the concert. Students 18 and under are free.
Congratulations Gretchen and Lydia! We are so proud of you!