Posted Date: 10/28/2020
Avery Givens was selected as First Chair Alto Saxophone for the SCKMEA (South-Central Kansas Music Educators Association) District Honor Jazz Band.
"This is the first time an Arkansas City High School student has earned this honor since 2010 and to my knowledge, the only saxophone player ever," ACHS Band Director Chris VanGilder said. "This ensemble is the most difficult district level ensemble to be selected for in our district and possibly in the entire state."
Unfortunately, the current COVID-19 situation will prevent this ensemble from performing as they normally would, but this does make Avery eligible to audition for the State Honor Jazz Band.