Several Whitehall High School student musicians received outstanding awards for their instrumental performances on Saturday, Jan. 25, at the District 7 High School Solo and Ensemble Festival at Oakridge High School.
Earning First Division (blue) medals were: Alex Mark, Piano solo; Elissa Bradfield, Flute solo; Stephanie Cross, French Horn solo; and Ashley Dore and Caitlin Hain, Alto Sax duet.
Earning Second Division (red) medals were: Ryan Bluhm, Josh Vogt and Dylan Picard, Low Brass trio.
“I am very proud of all the students. They have worked very hard and gave great performances,” said Vincent Browand, Whitehall instrumental music director.
All who earned First Division ratings have qualified for State Solo and Ensemble Festival, which will be held on Saturday, March 23 at Manistee High School.