WHS students take top honors at state band festival

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Student musicians from the region recently participated in the Western State Solo and Ensemble Festival in Missoula.

The festival held May 5-6 featured students who received superior ratings at the district level festival. Participants were judged on the quality of their performance as either superior, excellent, good, fair or poor on a 1 to 5 scale.

Results for Whitefish students:

• Superior band solos: Brendan Gibson, oboe; Hunter Grimes, flute; Savannah Krause, flute; Jessica Henson, flute.

• Excellent band solos: Jolene Green, tenor sax; Eric Holdhusen, trumpet.

• Superior band ensembles: Marty Anderson and Savannah Krause, horn and flute duet; Jade Greenberg and Adia Saurey, horn duet; Eric Holdhusen, Jessica Young and Josiah Holien, trumpet trio; Bradlee Anderson, Megan Archibald, Jasmine Reese and Ella VanVlack, saxophone quartet; Jackson Carson, Ryan Galvan, Ben Gentry, Elijah Harnar, Tucker Harrison, Eric Holdhusen, Talha Idiz, Dakota Johnson, Ammann Koch-Ford, Caden Means, Erik Miller, Anwar Mirza, Port Nugent, Ethan Potthoff, Wyatt Scott and Myah Strauser, percussion ensemble.

• Excellent band ensembles: Birdland jazz combo (Marty Anderson, Brendan Gibson, Jolene Green, Hunter Grimes, Eric Holdhusen, Port Nugent, Ethan Potthoff, Myah Strauser, Miles Vrentas and Josh Weller); Ella Greenberg, Joseph Houston and Maddy Vick, clarinet trio; Hunter Grimes, Jessica Henson and Savannah Krause, flute trio; Hunter Grimes and Savannah Krause, flute duet; Jessica Henson and Abby Lowry, flute duet; Jasmine Reese and Ella VanVlack, saxophone duet; Vanguard jazz combo (Bradlee Anderson, Marty Anderson, Taylor Auerbach, Connor Gibson, Jessica Henson, Josiah Holien, Talha Idiz, Eli Joos, Quinten Joos, Caden Means, Port Nugent, Jasmine Reese and Ella VanVlack).

• Excellent orchestra ensembles: Jolene Green and Matthew Perez, duet; Jolene Green, Tucker Harrison, Talha Idiz and Matthew Perez, quartet; Sam Menicke and Casey Schneider, duet.

• Superior piano: Adia Saurey.

• Superior vocal solos: Caroline Dye

• Excellent vocal solos: Malachi Derks, Malia Van Dort, Erin Holien.

• Excellent vocal ensemble: Shanna Cameron, Rose Madison and Teigan Tremper, trio.

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