Five students from DeForest Area High School were chosen to participate in the 2012 Badger Conference Honors Band on Thursday, November 8. Students who were chosen practiced music on their own time, then the 78-piece band came together for one sectional practice on Monday, November 5 at Waunakee High School.
Then on November 8, there was an entire day of rehearsal, led by Dr. Erica Neidlinger from DePaul University. The concert was held that night at Monona Grove High School. Participating high schools were Baraboo, DeForest, Edgewood, Fort Atkinson, Oregon, Milton, Monona Grove, Mount Horeb, Reedsburg, Stoughton, Verona, and Waunakee.