Northeast Region Calendar of Events
NEMBDA 6-10 Honor Band takes place January 20rd, 2018 location TBA
1st/2nd Year Beginning Band Festival, May 5, 2018 at Saint Francis High School
2015-2016 6-8 and -10 Honor Bands
- 2014 NEMBDA 6-8 and 9-10 Honor Band Program
- 2013 NEMBDA 6-8 and 9-10 Honor Band Program
- 2012 NEMBDA Honor Band Program
- 2011 NEMBDA 6-8 and 9-10 Honor Band Program.
- 2010 6-8 Honor Band Concert Program.
- 2009 6-8 and 9-10 Honor Band Concert Program.
- 2008 6-8 Honor Band Concert Program.
Northeast Region Board of Directors
President - Britta Bauer
Britta Bauer is currently teaching band and general music at Saint Francis Middle School where she has taught since 2014. She graduated from the University of Minnesota where she received her degree in Music Education. Britta’s primary instrument is the trumpet, and while studying at the U of MN, Britta performed in the Wind Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra, Jazz Band, Brass Ensemble, and various brass quintets. Britta lives in Minneapolis and enjoys going backpacking on the north shore.
Vice President - Randy Lee
Randy Lee is enjoying a long career of active music teaching/music making. He has taught music performance groups, lessons, and classroom music for decades and his Hermantown groups have been selected to play for music teacher conventions/conferences. Many of his students continue to be selected for a multitude of honor events involving both concert band and jazz activities. Mr. Lee has been chosen to conduct a myriad of honor band and honor jazz events in the state and region and has presented on instrumental music teaching topics at many national and state conferences and/or conventions. Recent events were/are directing a high school honor jazz ensemble for UWS in October 2016, an honors jazz event in November, and conducting the UMD Junior High Honor Band on 2/28/17. He has often been hired and/or selected as section coach (saxophone/clar) for various honors events including the MN High School All-State Band and Jazz Band and recently served a two year term as VP- Jazz Education Chair for the MN Music Educators’ Board of Directors. Mr. Lee is a Past National President and Secretary of the American School Band Directors’ Association and has been elected to state positions for that organization as well.
Honor Band Organizer - Kyle Pagel
Treasurer - Vacant
Secretary - Vacant
For logistical purposes, this roster contains high school, college, and university institutions. The regional assignment for elementary and middle schools is currently identified by the name of the HIGH SCHOOL that serves your student population.
Arrowhead Community College (Ely)
Agricultural and Food Sciences Academy, Little Canada