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Musicians perform well at regional festival

Ten Peabody-Burns High School musicians participated in the KSHSAA Regional Solo and Small Ensemble Festival Saturday at Tabor College in Hillsboro.

“Our students all performed very well and did a great job of representing our school and communities,” said instrumental music director Steven Glover.

Those receiving a 1 rating were:

Taylor Ensminger, french horn solo; Joshua Klarmann, trombone solo; Bethanny Loucks, flute solo; Chris Loucks, clarinet solo; and Julie Wedel, flute solo.

Those receiving a 2 rating were:

Jenipher Huls, flute solo; Nick Morgan, snare drum solo; Derek Schmidt, bass clarinet solo; clarinet trio (Chris Loucks, Traylee Woodruff, and Derek Schmidt); and flute trio (Julie Wedel, Kaitlyn Preheim, and Bethanny Loucks).

A 1 rating was considered “outstanding” and a 2 equates to “excellent.”

Five soloists who received 1 ratings qualified for the State Solo and Small Ensemble Festival April 25.

Last modified April 9, 2009