MASON, OH (FOX19) - Mason High School juniors Andrew Bass and Christopher Rueda will join other outstanding musicians from across the nation March 16-19 as part of Music for All’s 2011 Honor Band of America. Bass and Rueda were selected from hundreds of applicants from across the country for membership in this prestigious honors ensemble based on recorded auditions and evaluations by leading music educators. "To be selected for membership in this elite national ensemble is a great achievement and honor," said Eric Martin, Music for All President and CEO. "The 2011 Honor Band of America members are ambassadors of America’s music programs, as well as their states, schools, and communities."
Bass is currently first chair in the Mason High School Wind Symphony and a member of the MHS Marching Band, and he participates in the Solo and Ensemble Adjudicated Event.