Published on Wednesday, 30 November -0001 00:00
The Kimball Area High School Band sent 19 students in 15 events to State Solo & Ensemble Contest at Dassel-Cokato High School Monday, March 21. All of the events earned state ratings and represented KAHS in a very positive light. State Superiors (the top rating possible) are as follows: Chelsey MausÐflute solo; Brooke MertenÐclarinet solo; Shannon DonnayÐclarinet solo; Megan JonesÐflute solo; Sydney AshbrookÐtenor sax solo; Jenna MausÐtenor sax solo; Tanika Henkel, Nicole Johnson and Mitch HurrleÐmixed woodwind trio; Shannon Donnay and Natalie SteinÐclarinet duet; Ellen Rainer and Erin WickerÐflute duet; Larissa Gohmann, Erin Dingmann, Rachel Arnold, Holly Erickson, and Hannah ZipoyÐpercussion quintet; Shannon Donnay, Brooke Merten, Natalie Stein, and Mitch HurrleÐclarinet quartet; Chelsey Maus, Megan Jones, and Maria DonnayÐflute trio. State Excellents: Maria DonnayÐflute solo; Katelyn AsfeldÐclarinet solo; and Sydney Ashbrook and Jenna MausÐtenor sax duet.
In addition, Chelsey Maus was awarded a "Best of Site" award which indicates the top performance in her site of 28 events. Even better, Chelsey won the best of site with a perfect score of 40! This indicates zero errors and an exceptional performance, musically, which is quite rare and worthy of great recognition!
Please congratulate these students for their accomplishments and for continuing our tradition of fine musical performance here at KAHS.