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Central Plains jazz band performs at Hutchinson Jazz Festival
CPHS jazz band
Members of the Central Plains High School jazz band, pictured here at the 2020 Hutchinson Jazz Festival, include: Mark DeWald, director; Riley Thompson, flute; Kristi Weeks and Chyanne Warta, clarinet; Kailynn Depperschmidt and Dawson McNeal, trumpet; Andrew Maier, trombone; and Kerrick Benavidez, drumset.

CLAFLIN — The Central Plains High School Band played in the Hutchinson Jazz Festival on Jan. 31. The festival was in the Stringer Fine Arts Building. Approximately 18 schools participated in the two-day event. Each band received critiques from three adjudicators and a personal clinic after their performance.