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By cepperson, Apr 5 2014 01:00AM

Congratulations to the NKCHS Wind Ensemble for earning a I rating at State Music Festival on Friday April 4th. The Band earned a total of three I ratings and one II rating for a total combined rating of a I which is the highest rating a band can achieve.

This 45 member band performed:

Symphonic Dance No. 3 "Fiesta" by Clifton Williams

At Dawn they Slept by Jay Bocook

By cepperson, Apr 4 2014 01:00AM

Congratulations to the NKCHS Symphonic Band for recieving a II rating at State Music Festival on Thursday April 3rd. This 55 member band performed at an outstanding level earning three II ratings and one I rating for a total of a II rating.

The Symphonic Band performed

Clouds that Sail in Heaven by Todd Stalter

The Sun Just Touched the Morning by J. Patrick Burns

Firebrand by David Gorham

By cepperson, Mar 30 2014 01:00AM

The NKC Band sent 15 events to district solo and ensemble festival and had a very successful day. Nine of our events earned a I rating and will advance to state and the other six events earned a II rating. Please congratulate the following students on their fine representation of NKCHS.

I Rating:

Alex Niederberger – Piano Solo

Kyra Manlove – Clarinet Solo

Alex Niederberger – Clarinet Solo

Alex Spoon – Trumpet Solo

Dodge Wasinger – Trumpet Solo

Julie Youngers – Flute Solo

Madeleine Hazen – Flute Solo (she has received a I rating on her flute solo all four years of high school)

Josh Harp, Josh Kelley, Philip Potter, Natalea Bonjour – Saxophone Quartet

Julie Youngers, Sydney Hendrick, Kyra Manlove – Woodwind Trio

II Rating:

Sydney Hendrick – Flute Solo

Candace French – Clarinet Solo

Kevin Hart – Marimba Solo

Ian Thomas – Piano Solo

Natalea Bonjour – Baritone Saxophone Solo

Alex Niederberger, Emma Gibbons, Julie Youngers, Nikki Clark, Katie Carney – Woodwind Quintet

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