State music festival

2004-06-18T23:00:00Z State music festival The Billings Gazette
June 18, 2004 11:00 pm

These high-school students or groups received superior ratings for their performances at the Montana High School Association's State Music Festival:

Absarokee - Jazz Ensemble: Absarokee Jazz Ensemble. Tuba Duet: AHS Tuba Duet. Piano Solo: Valerie Will. Vocal Solo: Forest Dana, Cassie Keogh, Nicki Naasz, Tij von Nieda, Meggie Davidson, Krista Ludwig. Vocal Ensemble: AHS Dozen, AHS Trio I, AHS Girl's II, AHS Madrigal. Vocal Trio: AHS Trio II. Vocal Duet: AHS Sister Act, AHS Siblings. Cello Solo: Valerie Will.

Baker - Tuba Solo: Cameron Berger, Jesse Barth. Vocal Ensemble: Senior Vocal Ensemble. Vocal Duet: Jay & Allison. Piano Duet: Brown & Williams.

Belgrade - Jazz Ensemble: Jazz Band. Bb Clarinet Solo: Laura Jolliff. Trumpet Solo: Lee Mills. Brass Duet: Mills/Beery. Piano Solo: Rebecca Croghan. Flute Ensemble: Belgrade Flute Quartet. Vocal Solo: Lee Mills, Ian Winchester, Tavin Stewart, Michelle Hager, Emily Sheehan, Anne Hoblitt, Sarah Brown, Whitney Salo. Vocal Ensemble: The QuarterTones, Men's Double Quartet, Les Belles Voix, Chanson Singers, Mens Choir Ensemble, Belgrade Chamber Women, Chamber Men Ensemble. Vocal Duet: Ward/Brown, Dalbey/Grooms, AM Duet.

Billings Central - Trombone Solo: Calvin Jensen. Piano Solo: Ed Longo, Leslie Diedrich, Riley Corcoran, Sara Diedrich. Piano Duet: Diedrich Duo. Vocal Solo: Lisa Horton, Melissa Regele, Cassie Dow, Alecia Matchett, Laura Shandera, Sarah Ross, Katie McCracken, Lucas Carrier, Josh DeLao, James Evanson. Vocal Ensemble: Vocalocity, Life Has Loveliness, Senior Women's Ensemble. Vocal Duet: Regele/Green Duet, DeLao/Regele. Violin Solo: Paul Jordan. String Quartet: BCCHS Chamber Strings.

Billings Senior - Bb Clarinet Solo: Marcie Kvia, Anna Fulton, Madison Rogers. Alto Saxophone Solo: Casey Guenthner. Percussion Ensemble: Viva Drummers. Woodwind Ensemble: BSH Clarinet Choir. Oboe Solo: Avital Barnea. Woodwind Duet: Erikson-Johnson. Woodwind Ensemble: Madden-Radovich. Trumpet Solo: Erik Miron, Paul Stanley, Kyler Schmitz, Quinlan O'Connor. Piano Solo: Cohn Goodrich, Brianne Radovich, Camille Johnson, Casey Guenthner, Keelen Hauptman, Kate Dalbey, Alette Boogman. Piano Duet: Arpegiettes. Alto Flute Solo: Anna Daron Bacheller. Flute Ensemble: 7 Leaf Clover. Flute Solo: Katie Hines, Elizabeth Borders, Anna Daron Bacheller, Kelsey Schiltz, Brianna Biggins. Vocal Duet: Brynn and Scott, Tina-Amy, B-Squared, DC. Vocal Solo: Nathan Hickle, Kyle Bjordahl, Robert Durand, Aaron Dalbey, Molly Ezell, Adam Christie, Travis Mills, Brynn Bellingham, Elizabeth Anderson, Marissa Davila. Vocal Ensemble: Expressions, Sine Nomine. Piano Duet: Holly Roush/Lee Kurihara. Electric Bass Solo: Dorian Jackman. Violin Solo: Tyler Jorden, Wendy Redpath, James Olson, Tierney Jo Brown, Andy Hansen, Marcus TenHarmsel, Lexie Payne, Kate Dalbey, Jill Roberts. Viola Solo: Robert Anderson. Cello Solo: Quinlan O'Connor, Rebecca Dostal, Abby Habein, Elise Merchant, Melissa Armstrong, Nikita Parekh. String Quartet: Red Carpet Quartet. String Ensemble: Slackers. Violin Duet: Bach on the double. Cello Duet: Armstrong/Parekh. String Bass Solo: Dorian Jackman.

Billings West - Jazz Ensemble: West High Jazz Quartet. Bass Clarinet Solo: Nicole Hendershot. Brass Ensemble: Goulet. French Horn Solo: Ginger Kapalka. Brass Duet: Kevin & Erik. Flute Solo: Janey Jackson. Flute Duet: Sin & Janey. Piccolo Solo: Janey Jackson. Alto Flute Solo: Janey Jackson. Vocal Ensemble: Bar Duet, Six West Women, The Altoids, Lullaby Ladies, Six Mixed Sophomores, The Obsessions. Vocal Solo: Spencer Vancleeve, Josh Head, Spencer Hansen, Jessica Holden, Justine Summers, Kristen Reynolds, Sarah Smothermon, Molly Hargrove, Hana Pestle, Christina McLaws, Erin Claxton, Hali Jensen, Talia Harris, Kirsten Khoe, Peter Turco, Abbey Johnson, Jake Jurovich. Piano Solo: Kim Darling, Molly Hargrove, Amy Lee, Stephanie Horton. Vocal Duet: Daren & Kirsten, Kristen & Josh. Cello Solo: Angela Andrikopoulos, Kate Haughey. Violin Solo: Elle Nigh, Allison Murphy, Betsy Rutt, Justin Voeller, Jason Daviau, Adam Daviau, Helen Burdett, Jason Heide. String Trio: Sgian Dubh. String Quartet: A Quaint Quartet.

Bridger - Saxophone Ensemble: Bridger Sax Quintet.

Broadview - Alto Saxophone Solo: Krystal Van Dyke. Vocal Ensemble: Broadview Women's Quartet. Vocal Solo: Alec Mayer.

Carter County - Bb Clarinet Solo: Dana Kreitel. Trumpet Solo: Jon Cline. Trumpet Trio: Cline/Fruit/McInerney. Vocal Duet: Castleberry/Parry, Jardee/Hamblin. Vocal Solo: Amber Jardee, Thomas McInerney, Jon Cline, Alyssa Rogers, Melody Malenovsky, Whitney Hamblin, Eric Lovec.

Circle - Woodwind Ensemble: Circle Woodwind Choir. Bb Clarinet Solo: Heather Reid. Vocal Duet: Heide/Undem, Flinders-Kluth Duet, Heide-Heide Duet, Peterson-Undem, Heide-Hove, Hove-Peterson Duet. Vocal Solo: Zelwyn Heide, Kalli Peterson, Katie Undem. Vocal Ensemble: Concert Choir Men, Blue Shadows, Jr./Sr. Men's Ensemble, Blue Bards, Freshman-Sophomore Men, Senior Mixed Ensemble. Vocal Trio: Hove Trio. Vocal Quartet: Senior Quartet. Piano Duet: Mothershead-Trower, Hove-Peterson.

Colstrip - Bass Clarinet Solo: Victoria Inman. Bb Clarinet Solo: Ashley Banner. Trumpet Solo: Chelsea Martens. Brass Duet: Martens & Mead Duet. Flute Solo: Ashley Bailey. Vocal Solo: Kira Aberle, Nick Johnson, Theo Stimac. Vocal Ensemble: Vocal Ensemble Durme. Piano Solo: Chelsea Martens.

Culbertson - Saxophone Ensemble: Culbertson Sax Group, Sax Pops. Vocal Duet: Thorp/Waddington. Vocal Solo: Katherine Huffsletter.

Custer County District - Timpani Solo: Paul Glueckert. Vocal Duet: Hammon/Hammon, Becker/Wade, Becker/Glueckert, Neumann/Wade, Becker-Neumann, Zachmann Duet, Parks/Zachmann Duet, Becker/Parks Duet, Wade/Wilkerson, Rice/Wade, Sleight-Wade Duet. Vocal Solo: Steven Hrubes, Drew Van Fossen, Curtis Dickinson,Trey Neumann, Carmen Fleming, Courtney Certain, Sarah Wade, Mallorey Vera, Merilynn Hirsch, Emily Rice, Tom Sawyer, Lacey Reid, Charli Mader, Camille Sleight, Shaela Zachmann, Pat Regan. Vocal Ensemble: Choraleer Men, Queen Ensemble, CC Selects, Choraleers, Modulations, Lady Choraleers, SGC Freshman/Sophomore, Cruds & Muds, Chorale Men, Chorale Women, Kyrie Ensemble, SGC Ensemble, Jubileers, Harmony. Vocal Trio: Becker/Parks/Sanchez, Sleight/Wade/Wilkerson, Parks/Wade/Zachmann. Vocal Duet: Fleming/Parks, Newmann/Certain, Hrubes/Sawyer, Mader/Andrews. Vocal Quartet: Sawyer/Schanz/Vera/Hammon.

Custer Public - Brass Group: Custer Brass Ensemble. Vocal Trio: Vocal Trio 2.

Dawson County - Woodwind Duet: Carrie and Erin, Megan-Sara. Alto Saxophone Solo: Carrie Pena, Evan Idso. Bassoon Solo: Paul Wilburn. Woodwind Duet: Jade/Paul. Sax Ensemble: Sax Quartet. Trumpet Ensemble: Trumpet Ensemble. Vocal Solo: Brad Seifert, Daniel Safty, Kristi Maddock, Lisa Green Dawson. Vocal Ensemble: Chamber Men, Symphonic Men, Symphonic Women #1, Symphonic Women #2, Chamber Chorale, Chamber Maids. Piano Solo: Lane Meiers, Brad Seifert, Abby Kreiman. Vocal Trio: Men's Trio. Vocal Duet: Pena-Unterseher. String Duet: Tyler/Justin.

Denton - Alto Saxophone Solo: Tyler Bokma, Emily Linker. Trumpet-Trombone Duet: Brenton & Kevin Melton.

Fairview - Vocal Solo: Kayla Strasheim, Braden Bouchard. Piano Solo: Anna Stepan.

Fergus - Bb Clarinet Solo: Abby Fagan. Jazz Ensemble: Fergus Jazz I. Jazz Band: Fergus H.S. Jazz II. Woodwind Trio: Sramek/Fagan/Besel. Woodwind Quartet: Gill/Morris/Troop/Fox. Baritone Saxophone Solo: Kelsey Mann. Brass Quartet: Rice/Lewis/Bent/Childree/Hamlir. Trumpet Solo: Mike Hamling. Piano Solo: Randi Regli, David Chen, Nattalie Holms. Flute Solo: Sereta Heser. Vocal Duet: Bent-Hould Duet. Vocal Ensemble: Choralaires. Vocal Solo: Eryn Bent, Tyler Morris, Mary Hould.

Flaxville - Bb Clarinet Solo: Yasmin Krakenburger.

Forsyth - Vocal Solo: Jeremy Schwend, Lindsay Nansel, Sarah Sears, Beau Steinberger. Vocal Duet: Nansel & Wetherelt Duet, Mellbom & Nansel Duet, Hart & Wetherelt, Krebs & Steinberger. Vocal Ensemble: Forsyth Mixed Ensemble #2, Forsyth Treble Choir, Forsyth Mixed Ensemble #1, Forsyth Mixed Sextet, Forsyth Beauty Shop Quartet. Vocal Trio: Mellbom, Nansel & Wetherelt.

Froid - Vocal Ensemble: Ashoken Trio. Vocal Solo: Alee Lockman.

Fromberg - Woodwind Trio: Fromberg Sax Trio. Tenor Saxophone Solo: Katie Ulrickson. Baritone Horn Solo: Jeff Torbert.

Gardiner - Vocal Trio: Broadhead/Christian/Peaco.

Geraldine - Alto Saxophone Solo: Brice Coutnage. Trumpet-Trombone Duet: Hicks/Withrow.

Geyser - Vocal Solo: Brock Hansen.

Glasgow - Vocal Solo: Melissa Chalmers, Jessica Hall. Vocal Ensemble: Glasgow Women's Ensemble, Glasgow Mixed Ensemble.

Grass Range - Piano Solo: Marisa Griffith.

Hardin - Vocal Duet: Anderson/Hardy Duet. Vocal Solo: Michael Hurtig, Katelyn Hardy, Miranda Rose, Jessica Braided Hair, Cara Heidemann. Vocal Ensemble: HHS Four, Six Guys. Vocal Quartet: Yonder Four.

Harlowton - Vocal Solo: Krystal Robertson. Vocal Ensemble: Harlo Quartet, Harlo Men's Trio, Harlo Men's Ensemble (#7), Harlo Women's Ensemble (#5).

Harrison - Baritone Horn Solo: Stephanie Ehlers.

Hinsdale - Tuba Solo: Seth Barnard. Vocal Ensemble: Mixed Ensemble.

Hobson - Flute Duet: Jennifer Rogers & Danette Deicl. Vocal Solo: Elizabeth Fenton. Vocal Duet: Elizabeth Fenton, Jennifer Roger. Piano Solo: Allison Linhart.

Huntley Project - Bass Clarinet Solo: Katerina Roberts. Piccolo Solo: Heather Zimmerman. Trombone Solo: Philip Martinson. Vocal Solo: Brandy Bick, Jessica Lechner. Vocal Ensemble: Women's Trio I.

Hysham - Vocal Ensemble: Girls' Sextet. Piano Solo: Janna Lind.

Joliet - Snare Drum Duet: Adams/Bradley. Snare Drum Solo: Tom Bradley. Vocal Duet: Beighle/Turk. Vocal Ensemble: Joliet Swing Choir. Vocal Solo: Jenny Turk.

Judith Gap - Flute Trio: JG Flute Trio. Alto Saxophone Solo: Michele Mauws. Vocal Solo: Brittany Brook.

Lambert - Alto Saxophone Solo: Ashley Johnson. Vocal Solo: Jacqueline Irigoin. Piano Solo: Jacqueline Irigoin.

Laurel - Bb Clarinet Solo: Heather Hamilton. Trumpet Solo: David Reuss. Brass Duet: Fatty & Baldo. Trombone Solo: Dustin Hunt. Vocal Solo: Ryan Marshall, Isaac Frank, Nathan Hammer, Noelle Tofteland. Vocal Duet: Marshall/Hammer, Frank/Tofteland Duet. Vocal Ensemble: Ladies and Gents, NLA, Teen Girl Squad, Laurelaires. Treble Small Ensemble: M N' M Trio.

Lavina - Flute Solo: Mascha Dahmen.

Lustre Christian - Vocal Solo: Merrilee Mullet. Piano Solo: Sarah Zerbe. Piano Duet: Sarah Zerbe/ Janell Zerbe.

Malta - Woodwind Duet: Stoltze/Bolland. Woodwind Ensemble: Sax Quintet, Clarinet Choir. Bb Clarinet Duet: Skiff/Engebretsen. Jazz Ensemble: Malta Jazz Combo. Oboe Solo: Nicole Stannebein. Clarinet Solo: Kristen Engebretson. Tenor Saxophone Solo: Paul Stoltze. Tuba Duet: Brady/Mace. Tuba Solo: Patrick Brady, Vince Mace. Vocal Trio: Side By Side Trio. Vocal Duet: Engebretson/Uphaus, Scheffelmear/Young, Mace/Uphaus. Vocal Solo: Paul Stoltze, Matt Bolland, William Pinnock, Kristen Engebretson, Celena Handley, Laicee Young. Piano Solo: Michelle Stannebein.

Medicine Lake - Alto Saxophone Solo: Brittney Opp. Piano Duet: Nelson/Opp.

Nashua - Vocal Solo: Audree Garsjo, Samantha Mayhew.

Outlook - Piano Duet: Gatz/Moberg, Gatz/Liesen. Vocal Trio: Gatz/Moberg/Liesen. Piano Solo: Jamie Gatz.

Park City - Trombone Solo: Nathan Michael.

Peerless - Vocal Ensemble: Guys Ensemble. Vocal Solo: Lance Carlson.

Plentywood - Alto Saxophone Solo: Joel Kanning. Piano Duet: Stoner/Tefre. Brass Ensemble: Plentywood Trombone Quartet. Vocal Solo: Heather Schmidt, Missy Anon, Karin Colenso, Brett Tefre, Joel Kanning. Vocal Ensemble: Embers, Boys Vocal Quartet II, Boys Vocal Quartet I, Plentywood Senior Girls' Ensemble, Junior Girls' Ensemble, Plentywood Mixed Quartet. Vocal Duet: Kanning Vocal Duet Plentywood, Kanning/Colenso. Vocal Trio: Anderson/Colenso/Thompson. Piano Solo: Kaci Tefre, Danielle Tryan.

Poplar - Vocal Solo: Brandon Hess, Ivanna Holte, Kale Mauch, Adriann Buckles. Vocal Ensemble: 5th Period Singers. Vocal Duet: Holte/Hess Duet, Hess/Buckles, Mauch/Hess.

Powder River - Vocal Solo: Stacie Draine. Vocal Ensemble: Concert Choir.

Red Lodge - Bassoon Solo: Doug Brown.

Reed Point - Vocal Solo: Tessa Heinemann.

Richey - Tuba Solo: Tate Switzer. Vocal Duet: Hostetler/Unruh. Piano Solo: Robin Colbert.

Roundup - Jazz Ensemble: SaxThang. Trumpet Solo: Reid Buckley, Traase Lear. Vocal Duet: JB Duet. Vocal Solo: Jesse Moore, Chelsea Deardorif.

Ryegate - Trumpet Solo: Maarten Min. Flute Solo: Marieka Min Ryegate. Vocal Duet: Fawn & Jann. Piano Solo: Marieke Min.

Saco - Vocal Solo: LaToya Larsen.

Savage - Alto Saxophone Solo: Kim Iversen. Percussion Ensemble: Savage Freshmen/Sophomore. Percussion: Junior/Senior Chime Choir. Trumpet Solo: John Hoon. Brass Trio: Savage Trumpet Trio. Guitar Solo: Jesse Jorgensen. Woodwind Ensemble: Saxophone Ensemble.

Scobey - Jazz Ensemble: Clarinet Jazz Group. Vocal Solo: Kayli Baker, Lindsay Gunderson. Vocal Ensemble: Girls' Swing, LDL Trio, Men's Trio.

Shepherd - Piano Solo: Molly Feheringer. Vocal Solo: Taryn Reitz. Mixed Wind Group: Shepherd Senior Group.

Shields Valley - Snare Drum Solo: Stephen Peterson.

Sidney - Bb Clarinet Solo: Laura Lorenz, Aaron Hedegaard, Bridget Farr, Lisa Dynneson, Chris Conlon. Bass Duet: Tyler & Warren Jazz Bass Duet. Jazz Ensemble: Dixie-Land Jazz Band, Vanguard. Piano Solo: Aya Ando, Bridget Bergin, Lisa Dynneson, Laura Lorenz, Eric Andersen, Susan Dynneson. Trumpet Solo: Brock Hedegaard, Eric Anderson. Brass Trio: Eric, Brock & Tiffany. Trombone Duet: Jesse & Sam. Piano Duet: Ries & Staffanson, Alyssa & Bridgett. Vocal Duet: Beyer/Stennes, Olson & Stennes, Lechner Duet, Arnold & Collins. Vocal Quartet: Senior Mixed Quartet, Sandman Quartet. Vocal Solo: Gary Burke, Kayla Sorenson, James Beyer, Fareed Ben-Youssef, Courtney Olson, Katie Stennes, Kali Lechner. Vocal Ensemble: Ensemble 6, Something Special, Senior Girls Sextet. Vocal Trio: Anderson-Lechner & Neuman.

Skyview - Clarinet Quartet: Period 4 Clarinets. Percussion Ensemble: Six Guys. Bassoon Solo: Chandra Shaw, Kristine Dennis. Bass Clarinet Solo: Nicholas Van Mierlo. Flute Solo: Chae Clearwood. Piano Solo: CJ Wisler, Megan Braden, Tim Reich, Kyle Laborda, Lindsey Jacobsen, Patrick McInerney, Jacklyn Rooney. Woodwind Duet: The Dennishaw Experience. Bassoon Duet: Bassoon Buddies. Tenor Saxophone Solo: Trevor Brown. Trumpet Solo: Andrew Jacobsen, Hunter Cook. Trombone Solo: Cam Stefanic. Euphonium Solo: Ryan Young. Vocal Duet: Darkenwald-Fladmo. Vocal Ensemble: Skylights, Witness. Piano Duet: Chae-Amber, Felton-Fladmo. Vocal Solo: Tori Goben, Melissa LeClair, Amy Fladmo, Kimiko Bennion, Alyssa Quander, Chae Clearwood, Katrina Valkenburg. Violin Solo: Andria Russiff. Cello Solo: Raquel Kober. Double Bass Solo: Emily Belden.

Sweet Grass County - Bb Clarinet Solo: Katey Pacenti. Snare Drum Duet: Tell Dietzler/Ty Dietzler. Drum Set Solo: Tell Dietzler. Alto Saxophone Solo: Jared Stenberg. Trumpet Solo: Nathaniel Locke. Vocal Solo: Ty Dietzler, Hannah Locke, Katie Mason. Vocal Ensemble: Sweet 16. Vocal Duet: Locke/Locke, Perry/Roe Duet.

Terry - Vocal Solo: Katie Stickel.

Three Forks - Vocal Solo: Malori Scoffield, Shelly Anderson, Stephanie Nowak.

West Yellowstone - Woodwind Ensemble: Wind Ensemble. Vocal Solo: Kendra Davis, Loni Bantz.

Whitewater - Vocal Duet: Anderson/Math. Vocal Solo: Clay Murdock, Hannah Haag, Whitney Lumsden, Dakota Taylor. Vocal Ensemble: Senior Ensemble, Whitewater Women's Ensemble. Vocal Duet: Haag/Lumsden Duet, Murdock/Bartz.

Wibaux County - Bb Clarinet Solo: Kadie Jo Kreitinger, Allyssa Harrell. Alto Saxophone Solo: Caitlin Adorni. Vocal Solo: Ellen Connaughton. Vocal Trio: ACR Trio.

Willow Creek - Vocal Solo: Molly Williams.

Winifred - Bass Clarinet Solo: Angela McReynolds. Piano Solo: Danielle Urick.

Winnett - Bb Clarinet Solo: Anna Dembek. French Horn Solo: Katie Hill. Trumpet Solo: Danna Hughes. Euphonium Solo: Adam Arthur. Flute Solo: Melissa Hill.

Wolf Point - Vocal Solo: Evan Monson.

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