Gainesville bands, students receive accolades

Photo submitted Gainesville High School student McKoy Dobbs received a “I rating” (exemplary) and a gold medal at state solo/ensemble competition on Saturday at the University of Missouri.

The Gainesville High School Band recently placed first in their class with a superior rating in recent competition.

The Gainesville High School Choir also placed in recent competition, with an “excellent” rating (second place).

In state solo/ensemble competition on Saturday at the University of Missouri, GHS student McCoy Dobbs received an exemplary rating and a gold metal.

The Gainesville Junior High band participated in the Fair Grove Music Festival on April 9. The band performed before a panel of judges and made an Exemplary (I) rating. The students also performed individual solos and ensembles. The results are as follows:

• Corissa Strain, flute solo - Outstanding (II)

• Braylon Kastning, clarinet solo - Exemplary (I)

• Ayden Ledbetter, trumpet solo - Exemplary (I)

• Wesley Diercks, tuba solo - Exemplary (I)

• BreAnna Rowland, trombone solo - Exemplary (I)

• Catelyn Flummer, trombone solo - Exemplary (I)

• Jeremy Kesner, saxophone solo - Exemplary (I-)

• Nyah Prang, clarinet solo - Outstanding (II)

• Hannah Lynne, clarinet solo - Exemplary (I-)

• Jaiden Schmutzler, bass clarinet solo - 

Exemplary (I-)

• Dylan Abraham - Mallet solo - Exemplary (I)

• Lucas Luna - Snare Drum solo - Exemplary (I)

• Low Brass trio - Outstanding (II)

• Mixed trio - Satisfactory (III)

• Percussion 6 - Exemplary (I)

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