Janice Stone is serving as field assistant with the Wisconsin Band for her 24th year.  She is a former member of the tuba section, and has the distinction of being the first female tuba player in the Wisconsin Band.  She marched with the band for six years, the last two as the section leader.  Janice is a graduate of Hononegah High School in Rockton, Illinois.  She received two degrees from the University, her Bachelor of Music degree in 1989, and her Masters of Music in 2001.  She presently teaches instrumental music in the Monona Grove School District, teaching middle school band at Glacial Drumlin School in Cottage Grove and 4th grade strings at Cottage Grove Elementary School.