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Eight students named to 2005 OPCICA Honors Band and Ensemble

Six members of the Muskingum College Wind and Percussion Ensemble and two members of the college’s Jazz Ensemble have been named to the 2005 Ohio Private College Instrumental Conductors Association's (OPCICA) Honors Concert Band and Honors Jazz Ensemble

The 18th Annual OPCICA Honors Festival, where the students performed, was hosted by Otterbein College on January 15th and 16th. Student nominations were submitted by conductors at each of the member institutions and those nominations were evaluated by the OPCICA’s president and president-elect.

The students named to the Honors Concert Band were:
Janelle Kuhn '05.
Joe Phipps '05.
Rich Wood '06.
Kaitlin McCurdy '06.
Sarah Postlethwait '07.
Maegan Shepherd '07.

The students named to the Honors Jazz Ensemble were:
Steve Pritchard '05.
Steve Spangler '06.

OPCIC A, founded in 1987, has more than 20 member colleges and universities in the state. Its primary purpose is to develop a closer network of communication and resource sharing among the instrumental departments, divisions or conservatories of privately funded institutions of higher education in Ohio.