By Nancy Covert
An 8th grade clarinetist from Pioneer Middle School has has been selected to participate in the Junior All-State West Band. Matt Stillings-Ziegenfelder is 1st chair in the 8th grade Symphonic Band and also plays in the Jazz Ensemble.
He is the first student from Pioneer to be selected to perform in the Junior All-State West Band. The Junior All-State band is in its fourth year of existence. Matt will rehearse with the band on March 14, and perform with the band that evening at the Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien.