SGHS Band: Five Soloists, Percussion Ensemble Qualify For State

Several Ste. Genevieve High School band students earned the highest rating of “Exemplary” for their solo and small ensembles at the MSHSAA District Solo and Ensemble Festival at Festus High School on March 9.

During the event, students perform a solo or small ensemble before a judge and are given a rating of Exemplary, Superior, Satisfactory, Progressing or  Ineffective.

Students who earn an “Exemplary” rating qualify to perform at the MSHSAA State Solo and Ensemble Festival at the University of Missouri in Columbia.

Ste. Genevieve students who qualified include: soloists Russell Kirkhuff, freshman; Nathan St. Clair, freshman; Lindsey Martin, senior; Bryce Trollinger, junior; and Annie Yang, sophomore; and the percussion ensemble of Maggie Myracle, freshman; Hayley Dutton, freshman;  Quentin Ponder, sophomore; Joseph Raymond IV, sophomore; and Abby Fisher, junior.

(Information in a release from the Ste. Genevieve R-II School District.)

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