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Music Students are State-Bound

Thirty Louisburg High School musicians will travel to Andover to represent their school at the State Solo and Small Ensemble Festival on April 23.  In order to qualify for State, students earned first division ratings (“ones”) at the Regional Festival last Saturday (April 9) at Mill Valley High School.  Performances are judged and scored on an 80-point scale resulting in a rating from one to five.  A “one” is the best score.

The following solos earned “ones” and will travel to State:

Maggie Meigs, Baritone Horn Solo
Jerod Bond, Snare Drum Solo
Madison Trageser, Clarinet Solo
Kennedy Unthank, Trombone Solo
Michael Minster, Clarinet Solo
Jamie Gates, Bass Clarinet Solo
Daniel Bell, Trumpet Solo
Jennifer Straub, Trumpet Solo
Flute Trio:  Lily Cook, Mara Justesen, Taylor Sears
Clarinet Quartet:  Leslie Damian, Edgar Guzman, Grace Rolofson, Cierra Rose

Women’s Choir:  Avery Aust, Hanna Becker, Lauren Becker, Racheal Bellinger, Hannah Gurske, Lilie Jorgensen, Alicia Leitch, Teagan Myers, Mikayla Quinn, Quinn Reitz, Rio Sierra, Brooklyn Southard, Kaitlyn Urban, Ainsley Vance, Emily Ventre, Julia Walker

A number of other performers also represented Louisburg at the Regional Festival.  These included:

Grace Rolofson, Clarinet Solo
Rhiannon Morey, Flute Solo
Mara Justesen, Flute Solo and Vocal Solo
Cole Williams, Trombone Solo
Quinn Reitz, Baritone Horn Solo and Vocal Solo
Cierra Rose, Clarinnet Solo
Lexi Shaner, Trombone Solo
Jackson Staab, Trombone Solo
Andrea Leach, Vocal Solo
Maddie DeRousse, Flute Solo
Saxophone Trio:  Jamie Gates, Stephanie Rose, Madison Trageser

Men’s Choir:  Kyle Allen, Ben Brummel, Caleb Chase, Tommy Dalton, Desmond Doles, Alex Dunn, Draven Harper, Michael Minster, Wyatt Reece, Will Ridley, Ryan Riese, Marshall Rooney, Jarod Rose, Carson Rutledge, Lyndon Smith, Ambrose Stefanm, Jonathan Ventre

Students were joined at the Mill Valley Festival by Choir Director Alison Moore, Band Directors John Cisetti and Nathan Haefele, and Piano Accompanist Melody Richardson.  A number of friends and family members also supported the students at the festival.

The Regional Festival at Mill Valley High School was sponsored by the Kansas State High School Activities Association.