KMEA All-State
1234 Band

1234A High School Band
Century II Concert Hall
Feb. 23 - 1:00 PM
All Seats - General Admission - $7.00
WichitaTix Box Office

David Shaffer
2019 KMEA All-State 1234A Band Conductor

David Shaffer was born in Columbus, Ohio and attended Grove City High School, Grove City, Ohio. He holds a Bachelor Degree from the Ohio State University and a Master of Music Degree from Miami University (Ohio). Mr. Shaffer has taught in the Hamilton, Ohio; Northridge, Ohio; and Wyoming, Ohio schools. Mr. Shaffer has been associated with the Miami University Marching Band for 30 years as Graduate Assistant Director (1978-80), Assistant Director (1980-97) and as Director (1997 – 2009). The Miami Band has performed for seven regional Bands of America Contests. In 2003 the Miami Band was selected as the “Santa Band” in the 77th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. In addition to his involvement with Miami University, Mr. Shaffer has over 450 compositions and arrangements in print. His compositions have been used at clinics and music festivals around the world and have been placed on contest required-performance lists in the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Mr. Shaffer has been the recipient of the ASCAP Standard Award in Music Composition for 26 years. Under the direction of Mr. Shaffer, the Wyoming High School String Orchestra performed as the opening group at the 1984 Mid-West National Band and Orchestra Director's Clinic in Chicago. Additional Mid-West conducting appearances were in 2000 and 2001 when Mr. Shaffer guest conducted his compositions with the Robinson School Band, Fairfax, Va., and the South Central Middle School Band, Carterville, Ga. Currently residing in Boston, Massachusetts, Mr. Shaffer is in demand as a conductor for honor bands, new music reading clinics, music festivals, and music education seminars. During the summer of 1986 and 1992, he served as instrumental director for the Saskatchewan School of Fine Arts. In February of 1997 he conducted a program of his music, with the China Youth Corps Band in the National Concert Hall, Taipei, Taiwan. In April of 2011 Mr. Shaffer premiered his composition At The Red Creek with the Musikkapelle Roethenbach, at Roethenbach, Germany.


  1. Christopher Boese, Ottawa
  1. Camille Hoffelt, Rossville
  2. Avery Givens, Arkansas City
  3. Hannah Lee, Andover-Central
  4. Kaitlyn McNeely, Towanda-Circle
  5. Katie Hemenway, McPherson
  6. Kate Brull, Salina-Sacred Heart
  7. Grace Gregg, Rose Hill
  8. Caitlyn George, Coffeyville-Field Kindley
  9. Emily Maddux, Rose Hill
  10. Sarah Baden, Rose Hill
  11. Megan Miller, Buhler
  12. Mellenie Redick, Shawnee-Maranatha Christian Academy
  13. Alt. 1 - Kailey Gill, Norton Community
  14. Alt. 2 - Dorothy Haggard, Perry-LeCompton
  1. Aden Berggren, Augusta
  2. Peter Buller, Inman
  3. Kiona Brown, Leon-Bluestem
  4. Molly Servaes, Burlington
  5. Alt. - Allison Gladfelder, Eudora
  1. Maggie Estagin, Rose Hill
  2. Jordan Smith, Basehor-Linwood
  3. Michaela Schrader, Towanda-Circle
B-flat Clarinet
  1. Grace Neal, Elbing-Berean Academy
  2. Sarah Diener, Hillsboro
  3. Kassy Shelby, Iola
  4. Ellissa Stringfellow, Buhler
  5. Taylor Morelli, Rossville
  6. Cecil York, Buhler
  7. Ethan Hill, Clay Center Community
  8. William Cason, Carbondale-Santa Fe Trail
  9. Sydney Myers, McPherson
  10. Elizabeth Simpson, Baldwin City
  11. Hilary Tallman, Andover-Central
  12. Taylor Lipford, Buhler
  13. Caitlyn Sanders, Buhler
  14. Jason Liu, Wichita-Independent
  15. Reagan Stanley, Galena
  16. Ava Stipp, Rossville
  17. Ellen Flynn, Lindsborg-Smoky Valley
  18. Paige Staggs, Buhler
  19. Mary Ann Wurm, McPherson
  20. Stephany Meyer, Goessel
  21. Halle Riggs, Arkansas City
  22. Mary Waln, Buhler
  23. Paige Carlin, Buhler
  24. Michael Rogers, Louisburg
  25. Alt. 1 - Meagan Huston, Rossville
  26. Alt. 2 - Natasha Seneviratne, Andover
Bass Clarinet
  1. Gehrig Hett, Andover-Central
  2. Ryan Slape, Andover
  3. Ellie Gerstner, Baldwin City
  4. Owen Vajnar, Kismet-Southwestern Heights
  5. Alt. - Patrick Baker, Halstead
Contra Clarinet
  1. Grace Ensminger, Shawnee-Maranatha Christian Academy
  2. Alt. - Sabrina Johnson, Clay Center Community
Alto Saxophone
  1. Matthew Crawford, Buhler
  2. Matthew Kroeker, Wichita-Independent
  3. Abby Vetter, Beloit
  4. Connor Rockey, Goddard
  5. Alt. - Emily Tull, Atchison
Tenor Saxophone
  1. Jamie Manning, Anthony-Harper-Chaparral
  2. Austin Dale, Hugoton
  3. Alt. - Kennedy Mounce, Spring Hill
Baritone Saxophone
  1. Daniel Stewart, Augusta
  2. Alt. - Jace Swindell, Coffeyville-Field Kindley
  1. Caleb Niehoff, Spring Hill
  2. Michelle Treloggen, Gypsum-Southeast of Saline
  3. Megan Eisenbarth, McPherson
  4. Tristian Paxton, Baldwin City
  5. Camden Baxter, Andover
  6. Jessica Vanstory, Alma-Wabaunsee
  7. Grace Wooge, Ottawa
  8. Logan Smoot, Spring Hill
  9. Logan Erichsen, Ellsworth
  10. Andrew Novak, Kansas City-Piper
  11. Kyle Grimes, St. George-Rock Creek
  12. Caden Dean, Perry-LeCompton
  13. Johnathan Gauthier, Fort Scott
  14. Allison Bomgardner, Buhler
  15. Megan Kirkland, Marysville
  16. Alt. 1 - Ethan Voss, Olathe-Heritage Christian Academy
  17. Alt. 2 - Isabel Miller, Rose Hill
  1. Trevor Kohl, Moundridge
  2. Kylee Gardner, Wamego
  3. Julianna Schrag, Goessel
  4. Lindsey Smart, Buhler
  5. Elizabeth Alderfer, Goessel
  6. Brayden Yoder-Mulkey, Eudora
  7. Lynsi Westhoff, Parsons
  8. Victoria Weddle, Clearwater
  9. Alt. - John Sharp, Ottawa
  1. Tyler Long, Beloit
  2. Alesha Bergner, Pratt
  3. Michael Feng, Wichita-Collegiate
  4. Ethan Oglesby, Galena
  5. Cole Williams, Louisburg
  6. Sara Haggard, Perry-LeCompton
  7. Matthew Powers, McPherson
  8. Noah Erichsen, Ellsworth
  9. Tyler Kauffman, Andover
  10. Sophie Dechant, Baldwin City
  11. Alt. - Zac Hyatt, Altamont-Labette County
  1. Lucas Porterfield, Tonganoxie
  2. Matthew Wong, Andover-Central
  3. Raudy Latta, Marysville
  4. Adam Vehring, Ellsworth
  5. Alt. - Dixee Lacen, Columbus
  1. Joseph Ward, Perry-LeCompton
  2. Grant Phelps, Andover
  3. Logan Hopper, Andover
  4. Kenneth Golden, Salina-St. John's Military
  5. Garrett Belcher, Garnett-Anderson County
  6. Jessica Haynes, Leon-Bluestem
  7. Alt. - Zach Younie, Sabetha
String Bass
  1. Stephen Mitchell, Spring Hill
  1. Julian Isbel, Rose Hill
  1. Cy Smith, Independence
  2. Jadyn Clark, Coffeyville-Field Kindley
  3. Sydney Dick, Buhler
  4. Julia Cox, Wichita-Collegiate
  5. Alt. - Parker Summers, Shawnee Mission-Bishop Miege
  1. Grant Weishaar, Abilene
  2. Adam Tillberg, Lindsborg-Smoky Valley
  3. Shaun Blocker, Chapman
  4. Lily Kuhn, Spring Hill
  5. Alt. - Micah Bolton, Ellsworth
KMEA In-Service Workshop
February 21-23, 2019
Century II Convention Center
Wichita, KS