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GBHS musicians achieve high ratings at regional
GBHS Band and Vocal music competitors, front row: Audrey Muth, McKenna Esfeld, Alex Smith, Allen To, Dylan Lamb. Second row: Katherine Snapp, Dalton Dicks, Sage Cauley, Robby Brining, Matthew Phillips. Back row: Hayden Honomichl, Daniel Abbott, Malachi Williams, Lane Milholland.

Regional Music Festival was held Saturday, April 6, at Barton Community College.

Ensembles receiving I’s were: Brass Octet (Alex Smith, Lorena Favela, Dylan Lamb, Matt Phillips, Dalton Dicks, Lane Milholland, Daniel Abbott, Malachi Williams) and the Saxophone Quartet (Robby Brining, Carlos Jacobo, Sage Cauley, Dustin Emig, and Allen To, accompanist).

Soloists receiving I’s were: McKenna Esfeld, flute; Lane Milholland, tuba; Matthew Phillips, trombone; Allen To and Sidney Cooper, marimba; and Katherine Snapp, Audrey Muth and Hayden Honomichl, voice.

II’s were awarded to Gabriella Reyes, clarinet; Lorena Favela, trumpet; Dalton Dicks and Sienna Cauley, trombone; and Amy To, marimba; Thain Bowman, Andrew Falck, Brianda Rodriguez, Raven Ellis, Eduardo Prado, Nolan Barton, Grace Dougherty, Kennedy Kern, and Alexana Cruz, strings. 

Marlene Regehr was accompanist for the band soloists; Band directors are Mark DeWald and Don Regehr. Susan Tammen was accompanist for the orchestra soloists; Isaac Enochs and Jennifer Demaree are orchestra instructors. Vocal soloists are students of Glenna Gaunt and she was their accompanist.

State Music Festival will be held on April 27 at Emporia High School.

GBHS musicians, front row: Lorena Favela, Amy To, Sidney Cooper, Gabriella Reyes. Back row: Carlos Jacobo, Dustin Emig, Sienna Cauley.
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String soloists: front row: Grace Dougherty, Kennedy Kern, Alexana Cruz. Back row: Thain Bowman, Andrew Falck, Brianda Rodriguez, Raven Ellis, Eduardo Prado, Nolan Barton.