Mickelson Middle School's Eli Ellsworth makes All-State Jazz Band


Eli Ellsworth was selected to participate in the SDMEA Middle School All-State Jazz Band in Mitchell on Feb. 3.

Students across South Dakota auditioned and 36 students were selected to participate in two jazz bands. Students learned about a variety of jazz styles and experimented with improvisation.

Ellsworth plays trombone and is an eighth grader at Mickelson Middle School.