Four Canfield Village Middle School band students were selected to participate in the 2019 Ohio State University Middle School Honor Band Festival last month. The 8th grade representatives were Aidan Fay, French horn, Ryan Lamb, tuba, Gabriela Smallwood, oboe. The 7th grade representative was Malia Swartz, flute. 376 musicians representing 133 middle schools in three states participated in the one-day festival. Conductors for the festival included Patricia Meeks from Shawnee Local Schools, Christopher Hoch, Director of The Ohio State University Marching Band, Phillip Day, Associate Director of Marching and Athletic Bands at The Ohio State University, and David Hedgecoth, Assistant Professor of music education at The Ohio State University.