Wednesday 1 June 2022

Westwood Bands in the News

It has been a very exciting week in the band room as we prepare for our final concert.  In the midst of all that excitement, Mr. Edwards was named this year's recipient of the Tommy Banks Outstanding Director Award at the Nationals in Toronto.

Here is the link to Mr. Edwards' acceptance speech at the virtual gala event held last week. - Tommy Banks/ NACO Acceptance Speech.

Here is some of the press from this week.

Click on the links below to read the full article.

Click this link to read the full article from the Free Press -   Jazz Teacher Applauded on National Stage

Click this link to read the full article - U of M alum gets national award

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