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Students to Represent West Fargo in UND Musical Festival

West Fargo, ND – (April 12, 2021) – Students from West Fargo High School and Sheyenne High School have been selected to participate in the University of North Dakota’s Honor Band, Choir, & Strings Festival.

The festival provides regional high school musicians with an opportunity to perform in an ensemble under the leadership of UND faculty. Students are selected by live audition from among the best high school musicians in North Dakota and northern Minnesota.

Selected from West Fargo Public Schools are:

Honor Band | Conductor: Dr. James Popejoy

  • Ashley Nguyen, West Fargo High School
  • Victoria Steffen, Sheyenne High School


  • Maya Wyganowska, Sheyenne High School

Contrabass Clarinet

  • Dree Zeiszer, West Fargo High School

Alto Saxophone

  • Abigail Trautman, Sheyenne High School

Tenor Saxophone

  • Isabelle Jipson, Sheyenne High School


  • Zachary Breidenbach, Sheyenne High School
  • Morgan Haugen, Sheyenne High School
  • Maximus Reed, Sheyenne High School


  • Ben Haug, Sheyenne High School
  • Micah Kallod, West Fargo High School


  • Alison Janes, Sheyenne High School

Honor Strings | Conductor: Dr. Simona Barbu


  • Kordiea Rerick, West Fargo High School


Stephanie Hansen
(701) 499-1037