Shiprock concert band, jazz ensemble honored

The Daily Times staff
The Shiprock High School concert band and jazz ensemble both finished in second in their respective divisions at the "Music in the Parks" National Music Festival April 28 to May 2 in Anaheim, Calif. The band was also awarded the Esprit de Corps Award.

FARMINGTON — The Shiprock High School concert band and jazz ensemble traveled to Anaheim, Calif., from April 28 to May 2 to perform in the "Music in the Parks" National Music Festival.

Both the concert band and jazz ensemble earned second-place finishes in their respective divisions.

The band was also awarded the Esprit de Corps Award, which is given to a single school that best represents its music program, school and community at the event.

More than 20 schools competed for the award.