|| Brass on The Border (Joint Concert with the Milwaukee Frestival Brass and the Illinois Brass Band) Madison Brass Band premiers City of Tears, a work by Rick Kirby commissioned in commemoration of the 10th Anniversary of the ensemble.
|| Dr. Don Deal, Solo Euphonium, wins “Best Soloist” at US Open Brass Band Championships (www.usopenbrass.org), Norris Cultural Arts Center, St. Charles, IL
|| Second Section Champions North American Brass Band Association Championships (www.nabba.org), Cincinnati, OH
||Invited to perform for Wisconsin Music Educators Association Conference, Madison, WI
||Invited to perform for National Band Association Wisconsin Chapter State Convention, Wisconsin Rapids, WI