Students from Goessel High School participated Saturday in the Kansas State High School Activities Association Regional Solo and Small Ensemble Festival at Tabor College in Hillsboro.
The festival is a qualifying event for the state competition for solos and small ensembles. To qualify for state, a soloist or ensemble must receive a I rating.
The following soloists qualified for state: Sara Bowman, string bass; Jessica Goertzen, vocal; Michelle Unruh, bass clarinet; Hannah Franzen, tenor saxophone; Joylin Hall, vocal; Chrystiana Voth, clarinet, vocal; Laura Unruh, clarinet vocal; Kristen Hoffman, french horn; Katie Flaming, vocal; Kristin Unruh, flute; Amy Brubaker, clarinet, vocal; Bryant Miller, vocal; Cameron Voth, vocal; Austin Unruh, vocal; Neal Brubaker, vocal; Ryan Goertzen, vocal.
The following ensembles qualified for state: Elbiata Singers, clarinet quartet, boys? vocal ensemble, saxophone quartet and girls? vocal ensemble.
Students receiving II ratings were Sara Sebring, vocal; Kristin Unruh, vocal; Neal Brubaker, trombone; Isaac Fast, vocal; Travis Duerksen, vocal; David Wiens, vocal.
The students were accompanied by Karen Unruh and Marcia Brubaker.
Instructors for the GHS Music Department are Greg Bontrager, vocal music, and Mike Connell, instrumental music.