Instructor: Tonya Welch

Congratulations Band & Choir on their outstanding performances at District Music. 
Click here to see all the results!  Proud to be a Swede!



Congratulations to Alec Winney (trumpet) & Carsten Graves (trombone) on being selected as part of the Doane Festival Honor Band.  Only the top auditons make it into the Honor Band.  Other Swedes participating at the Doane Festival included: Kurt Kuhlman, Forrest Millsap, Jackson Nelson, Cadyn Smith, Raegan Smith & Claire Vincent.



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Events 2021-2022

Harvest Festival Parade (Gothenburg) - September 18, 2021

Cozad Hay Days Parade (Cozad) - To Be Determined

Harvest of Harmony Parade (Grand Island) - October 2, 2021

Doane Fall Festival of Winds - November 6, 2021

NMEA All State Ensembles & Conference (Lincoln) - November 17-19, 2021

Merdian Honor Band and Choir (Daykin) - April 1, 2022

Southern Valley Elementary Honor Band (Oxford) - To Be Determined (usually late April)

Cozad Middle School Music Contest (Cozad) - May 7, 2022


Other high school events - depending on auditions and interest.

UNK Honor Band and Choir Festival (January)

UNO BOCH Festival (January)

Class B All-State Band (March)

Southwest Conference Fine Arts



2021/2022 Varsity Band



Michon Franssen 11
Harley Walker 11
Ericka Gerabas 10
Ashton Harbur 10
Dakota Macek 9
Claire Vincent 9
Sophie Wagner 9
Callum Ward 12
Jackson Nelson 10
Zach Smith 11
Kurt Kuhlman 11
Alec Winney 9
Brett Harbur 9
Chris Flores 9
Forrest Millsap 12
Sydney Houchin 11
Raegan Smith 11
Zach Harbur 11
Carsten Graves 12
Landin Purcell 10
Carter Anderson 10
Gavin Peterson 10
Ben Headley 11
Anika Koch 12
Dustin Cartmill 12
Cadyn Smith 12
Lliam Koubeck 12
Isaiah Royce 9
Rayden  Bihlmaier 11
Sarah Sander 9




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