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Senior Sam Stember plays  trumpet in the band room after school. His main instruments are tuba and bass trombone.“The fact that Sam is such a talented musician and the fact that he can play equally as good on bass trombone in Jazz Ensemble as he can on tuba in Concert Band and sousaphone in Marching Band [demonstrates how] Sam is a well-rounded, versatile musician,” Jennifer Williams, head director of Ankeny High School Bands, said.

It’s okay, he’s with the band

Vivian Wu, Web/Print/Multimedia Editor; Videographer March 23, 2023

In the sweltering summer heat, kids with hands full of instruments trudge towards Ankeny High School for marching band practice. But one person is not just walking towards the field; he’s making loud...

Holiday Hawks with heart

Vivian Wu, Web/Print/Multimedia Editor; Videographer December 20, 2021

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