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HHS musical talents advance to state festival

Many Hillsboro choir and band students received ‘I’ ratings Saturday at Regional Music Festival in Concordia. Groups that received ‘I’ ratings move on to the state festival at Southeast of Saline High School on April 25.

On the vocal side, the 23-student mixed ensemble, the girls’ ensemble, the boys’ ensemble, and Spirit ‘N’ Celebration received ‘I’s. Joyann Dirks, Anna Glanzer, Claire Heyen, Sonja Jost, Vance Klassen, Jazmene May, Daniele Melton, Josiah Melton, Taytum Miller, Chloe Pankratz, Tara Proffitt, Colin Settle, Madi Sheppard, Ryan Stepanek, and Savannah Unruh received ‘I’s as soloists.

Band ensembles and soloists also were successful, as all ensembles and soloists received ‘I’s. The freshman mixed woodwind trio of Amanda Bartel, Shelby Johnson, and Ellian Weisbeck; the mixed winds trio of Marah Franz, Allison Gray, and Kennedy Klein; the clarinet trio of Erika Bichet, Franz, and Hannah Funk; and the mixed winds quartet of Jon Carey, Jordan Fryhover, Dalton Jones, and Brodie Rathbone performed. Gray and Klein performed solo on horn and flute, respectively.

Last modified April 1, 2015