2008 Honors and Awards

Wind Ensemble Performs at State Music Convention

Mary V. Dodge Award for Outstanding Music Program

Three Rivers League Concert Band Competition - 1st Place

OSAA State Band Competition - 2nd Place

Portland Rose Festival Starlight Parade - Sweepstakes Award

Oregon All-State Band/Orchestra Members
Grace Fisher - Percussion
Alex Van Rysselberghe - Percussion
Reid Anderson - Tuba
Andy Morrow - Trombone
Max Ehrenfreund - Trumpet
Ted Schaller - Tenor Sax
Arjun Bhargava - French Horn
Michael Lee - Clarinet
Keith Buncke - Bassoon

State Solo Contest Medalists
Keith Buncke - Bassoon - 1st Place
Ted Schaller - Low Saxophone (Tenor Sax) - 1st Place
Jessica Woolf - Oboe - 2nd Place
Jason Akahoshi - Clarinet - 2nd Place

Alex Van Rysselberghe - Multiple Percussion - 2nd Place
Alex Van Rysselberghe - Orchestral Snare - 2nd Place
Alex Van Rysselberghe - Timpani - 3rd Place
Alex Van Rysselberghe - Mallet Percussion - 2nd Place

OMEA District Solo Winners
Jason Akahoshi - 1st place clarinet
Ryan Loiacono - 2nd place clarinet
Jessica Woolf - 1st place oboe
Keith Buncke - 1st place bassoon
Ted Schaller - 1st place low saxophone
Andy Morrow - 1st place trombone
Reid Anderson - 1st place tuba
Grace Fisher - 2nd place timpani
Amie Higuchi - 2nd place mallet percussion
Alex Van Rysselberghe - 1st place timpani
Alex Van Rysselberghe - 1st place mallet percussion
Alex Van Rysselberghe - 1st place multiple percussion
Alex Van Rysselberghe - 1st place orchestral snare
Alex Van Rysselberghe - 1st place rudimental snare

Portland State University Honor Band
Ted Schaller - Tenor Sax, Andy Morrow - Trombone, Arjun Bhargava - French Horn, Colby Reis - Alto Sax