YAKIMA, Wash. -- The Washington Music Educators Association kicked off their 2008 conference with a banquet at the Yakima Convention Center tonight.
The West Valley Junior High band provided the entertainment for the evening, along with a trumpet soloist from the United States Army Brass Quintet.
This weekend's conference will host several sessions and lectures for music teachers. For students it's an opportunity to showcase and improve their talents at clinics and workshops.
There will also be several performances that are open to the public.