HHS music groups score well at Colorado contest

The Hillsboro High School Concert Choir received a Superior rating, and was named the Out­stand­ing Choir in its competition with Colorado and Texas schools at the Cavalcade Showcase in Colorado Springs May 12.
The Hillsboro High School Concert Choir received a Superior rating, and was named the Out­stand­ing Choir in its competition with Colorado and Texas schools at the Cavalcade Showcase in Colorado Springs May 12.
The Hillsboro High School Concert Band and Concert Choir competed in the Cavalcade Show­case of Music in Colorado Springs Friday, May 12.

The groups competed against other schools in their classification as determined by school size. Hills­boro competed against schools from Texas and Colorado.

All ensembles were judged against a national standard and given a rating of Superior, Excellent, or Quality by a group of three judges. Then, an “Outstand­ing In Class” ensemble was chosen from ensembles that received an overall Super­ior rating.

Finally, an ensemble may be selected as the Overall Outstanding Band, Choir or Orchestra of the competition.

The HHS Concert Choir received a Superior rating, and was named the Out­stand­ing Choir in its class.

The HHS Concert Band received a Superior rating, was named the Outstanding Band in its class, and was also selected by the panel of judges as the Overall Out­standing Band from all classes. Individual students also were cited for their performances in the band and choir.

Receiving “Outstand­ing Musician Awards” were Haley Plenert (band), and choir soloists Sonja Jost, Grace Major, Abby Sechrist, Brodie Rathbone and Justin Siebert.

GROUP ROSTERS

HHS Concert choir: Callie Arnold, Addie Berens, Cheyenne Bern­hardt, Ashley Brazil, Kylie Brown, Sabrina Craddock, Maddy Daniels, Jacob Denholm, Sarah Diener, Breanna Dittert, Kelli Dyck, Katie Evans, Eva Franz, Abby Fryhover, Jacob Funk, Anna Glanzer, Kayla Gunn, Jorge Hanschu, Jenna Hinerman, Jacob Isaac, Shelby Johnson, Sarah Jost, Sonja Jost, Olivia Jury, Rebecca Kaufman, Sienna Kauf­man, Amy Kersten, Vance Klassen, Callie Linnens, Grace Major, Kylee Martin, Josiah Melton, Kelly Meredith, Chloe Pankratz, Jaden Priest, Brodie Rathbone, Tyson Reimer, Caleb Rempel, Caroline Roth, Brittany Schale, Tiffany Schale, Abby Sechrist, Millie Sechrist, Colin Settle, Madi Sheppard, Justin Siebert, Sharisse Thiessen, Avery Unruh, Savannah Unruh, Elli Weisbeck.

HHS Concert band: Amanda Bartel, Addie Berens, Sabrina Craddock, Sarah Diener, Eva Franz, Garrett Funk, Kayla Gunn, Shelby Johnson, Dakota Klein, Grace Major, Kelly Meredith, Haley Plenert, Brodie Rathbone, Tiffany Shaw, Elli Weisbeck.

The HHS Concert Band received a Superior rating, was named the Outstanding Band in its class, and also was selected by judges as the Overall Out­standing Band in all classes.<p>
The HHS Concert Band received a Superior rating, was named the Outstanding Band in its class, and also was selected by judges as the Overall Out­standing Band in all classes.<p>