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Wednesday, April 3, 2013 The Montmorency County Tribune 7 STATE SOLO AND ENSEMBLE musicians: Front- Katie Kierczynski, Hannah Donajkowski, Brooke Leverton, McKenzie Mathewson, and Emma Lawrence. Middle - Dan Nieman, Allison LaPointe, Haylie Haase, Nadine Peterson, Abigail May, Chloe Johnston, Beth Bucy, Victoria Nickert, and Rachel Baker. Back - Trevor Pickelmann, Shannon Kievit, Gracie Kierczynski, Orin Kierczynski, Julia Nieman, Faith Bartle, Madison Ewing, Kelly Jardine, Chase Amborski, and Logan Hipsher MIDDLE SCHOOL Honor Band students: An|ks Kierczynski, Claire Huber, Dominic Cassisi, and Bailey Bennett. i N The J-L Band program continues to grow in number and music excellence. After a standing room only Christ- |as Concert, the MS and HS bands have had a stellar festival season. Performing for musical judges as solo- ists, small ensembles and full bands has brought home numerous 1st Division Ratings for Cardinal musicians. On Feb. 9, forty-three HS band members participated at District Solo and Ensemble Festival held in Kingsley. Out of the 33 different events that performed, 18 events (24 students) received 1st Division ratings and are eli- gible to perform at the state level. Congratulations to all performers on a job well done! Both the HS and MS bands traveled to Petoskey for District Band Festival on separate weekends. Each band had to perform three concert pieces in a beautiful audi- torium for three rgusic adjudicators. After the concert Refformanee, bandsmove orate thesight reading room. In the sight reading room, each band had five minutes to MSBOA District 2 MS Honors Band performed in discuss a new piece of music before performing it for a Bellaire onMarch 13. Over g0 MS musicians from around fourth music adjudicator. Cardinal musicians knocked northern Michiganwere nominated and selected to play it out ofthe park again! Both bands received lst Division in this prestigious group. Congratulations to J-L 8th ratings from judges on stage and in the sight reading grade students, Claire Huber, Anika Kierczynski, room. Bands receive 1st Division ratings from judges Dominic Cassisi and Bailey Bennett for their participa- when the performance qualifies as "outstanding." tion. Another honor and job well done for Cardinal mu- J-L band director, Kathy Nieman says, "It is all about sicians. pride, mutual respect and music excellence. Preparing Thereis still much to come for the J-LBandsthis school musicmeanseverymusicianinthegroupmuststrivefor year. You are invited to attend any upcoming perfor- perfection. All 60 HS members and all 74 MS members mance. Come and enjoy excellent music and amazing must hit the right rhythms and notes, while adding mu- students! sical style and emotion for an "Outstanding" rating to be Saturday, April 13 - MS Solo & Ensemble at Boyne City received from judges. We work hard to accomplish our HS performance goals. Cardinal musicians have certainly Wed., May 15 - All-Bands Spring Concert at JLHS represented our }-L community well, throughout north- Memorial Saturday Parade in Lewiston ern Michigan. I am extremely proud of each of them." III I ,~ I J I~ By purchasing a one year subscription to the Montmorency County Tribune, you will off newsstand prices, and it will be delivered to you each week. if you purchase a two year subscription you will save off newsstand prices! ~iiiiiimmmiimmi | Clip out form, complete it, and return to the Tribune with paymenL I m Name iimiiiimimiimmmmmm i Address I m l m ,m m m m m i m m m-i City/St./Zip [ ] New Subscriber [ ] Extend Current Subscription [ ] $30 for one year, in Montmorency County [ ] $32 for one year, outside Montmorency County [ ] $36 for one year, out of state Two year discount rate: [ ] $50 for two years, in Montmorency County [ ] $54 for two years, outside Montmorency County [ ] $62 for two years, out of state If a Gift Subscription, it is a gift for: Name Address immi~ i I I City/St./Zip [ ] Please send a gift card mmmnmnmimmmmmmmmmm P.O. Box 186, Atlanta, MI 49709 i ! Phone (989) 785-4214 m Fax with credit card info to (989) 785-3118 VISA MASTERCARD DISCOVER | m EBIJ m m m m Eml m m illJ m |lid EIIB EIBJili m ~li aid m i~ i i i I i i