Saturday, May 5, 2012

Exeter-Milligan participates in Honor Music Programs

Several students from Exeter-Milligan were honored to be selected to perform in Honor Bands and Choirs across the state this year.  Participants were chosen from taped auditions.

Jordyn Brandt, a freshman, was selected to perform flute in the Honor Wind Ensemble at the Wayne State College Honor Band Festival on January 28th.  Participants attended from Nebraska, Iowa, and South Dakota.

On March 13, Jordyn Brandt on flute, Taylor Erdkamp on clarinet, Jennifer Pribyl on alto sax and Becca Vossler on mallets, participated in the CRC Honor Band at the York City Auditorium. Brandt received a medal for earning a first chair position.  Honor choir participants were Ashley Miller, soprano, Meghan Miller, alto, and Kimberlin Ruhl, alto.

On March 24, several students performed at the Class D All-State Honor Band Festival held at the University of Nebraska in Kearney.  Felix Ochsenfeld played guitar and received a medal for performing in the Jazz Band.  Jalen Maxson played tuba in the Symphonic Band. Jordyn Brandt, Jennifer Pribyl and Becca Vossler performed in the Wind Ensemble. Brandt and Pribyl received medal for earning first chair positions.

Several Junior High students were selected to perform in the Meridian Jr. High Honor Choir on April 13. Participants included: Ashley Benorden, Kaitlyn Clift, Katie Skinner, Joan Strate and Ella Wilkins. Haylee Sheffield, French Horn, performed with the Honor Band.

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