ERHS group plays at St. Thomas band festival

(Front row from left): Willa Samuelson, Rosemary Hampton, Emily Meyer, Amanda Hookom, Jayde Krauth ... Back: Matt Brisbin, Eric Reisberg, Nick Griffiths, Michael Tormoen. Not pictured, Lori MacArthur .

Ten members of the Elk River High School band were included in the St. Thomas Honor Band Festival held last Saturday.

They were Willa Samuelson (French horn), Rosemary Hampton (bari saxophone), Emily Meyer (tenor saxophone), Amanda Hookom (flute),  Jayde Krauth (trumpet), Matt Brisbin (tuba), Eric Reisberg (trumpet), Nick Griffiths (trumpet), Michael Tormoen (percussion) and Lori MacArthur (flute).

The day-long festival included 250 musicians from 50 Minnesota high schools, concluding with an evening concert on the St. Paul campus.