Roggenkamp selected to All-State Orchestra
Wadena-Deer Creek High School student Elena Roggenkamp is one of 567 students to participate in this summer's Minnesota Music Educators Association's All-State performing groups. According to WDC band director Lisa Weniger, more than 2,000 students auditioned for the all-state performing groups.
Roggenkamp auditioned on snare drum, timpani and keyboard percussion and will be a percussionist for the All-State Orchestra. During the month of August, she will attend All-State Camp on the campus of the vCollege of St. Benedict featuring Allen Tinkham as this year's orchestra director. Tinkham is the director of the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra.
In February 2011, the All-State performing groups will perform in Orchestra Hall during the Minnesota Music Educators Association Winter Conference.
Roggenkamp completed her junior year at WDC High School. She is the daughter of Kelly and Susan Roggenkamp of Wadena.