Posted Date: 09/19/2019
The Foundation for Music announced that the Trautmann Middle School (TMS), Honors Band, under the direction of Jorge L. Garcia, has been selected as a National Winner in the Mark of Excellence/National Wind Band Honors Project. The band entered the competition by submitting recordings of their performances, and only the top quarter of all the entries were selected as National Winners. There were a total of 320 entries representing 38 states. All competing bands received recorded and written comments from the adjudicators and a compilation that contains recorded performances of all National Winners. The TMS Honors Band previously earned this distinction in 2017 and was named National Commended Winner in 2018.