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GBHS Band entries earn trip to State Musical Festival
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Instrumental entries from Great Bend High School had excellent ratings at the Regional Music Festival last weekend at BCCC. Front row: Allison Regehr, Michelle Rooney, Maycie Hestand, Taylor Dougherty; Second row: Aubrey Maneth, Kaitlin Adams, Andrew Curtright, Anna Frizell. Third row: Ben Diel, Dorian Lueth, Aaron Schultz. Back row: Kayn Milholland, Ozioma Ofoma, Andrew Reed.

Many of the Great Bend High School Band entries earned a trip to the State Music Festival by receiving a I at regionals last Saturday: Brass Sextet: Ben Diel, Aaron Schultz, Allison Regehr, Michelle Rooney, Aubrey Maneth, Kayn Milholland; and soloists: Eric Vazquez, Allison Regehr, Anna Frizell, Taylor Dougherty, Kaitlin Adams, and Andrew Curtright. II’s were awarded to the Woodwind Trio: Shenay Lee, Kaia Parks, Daniella Astrain; the  Brass Trio: Ben Diel, Aaron Schultz, Andrew Curtright; and soloists: Shenay Lee, Daniela Astrain, Maycie Hestand, Michelle Rooney, Ben Diel, Michael Raymer, Ozioma Ofoma, Jordan Otten, and Kaia Parks. III’s went to Clarinet Trio: Anna Frizell, Maycie Hestand, Kaitlin Adams; the Saxophone Trio: Santiago Talamantes, Andrew Reed, Eric Vazquez; and soloists: Santiago Talamantes, and Robert Frizell. Dorian Lueth got a I on his viola solo, as did vocalists Allison Muth, Ashlyn Prescott, Sarah Keller and Hadley Murphy; Aubrey Maneth received a II.
State competition will be on April 25 at Emporia High School.