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de Zavala Band Wins National Award


Irving, Texas. September 29, 2018

The Foundation for Music Education delivered great news to student musicians at de Zavala Middle School. The varsity band and its director Melissa Colvin were selected as a Commended Winner in the 2018 Mark of Excellence project. The band was recognized in the National Wind Band Honors category for their outstanding achievement in performance, earning a place in the competitive New Music Division. The accomplishment is a huge feat as nearly 280 middle and high school ensembles from 38 states entered the competition this year. As a recipient, the band will receive feedback from renowned adjudicators on their recorded submission and recognition in upcoming publications and conventions.

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