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Columbia Falls singers, musicians do well at festival

| May 22, 2024 8:45 AM

Columbia Falls students recently did well at the Western State Solo and Ensemble Festival in Helena May 3 and 4. Here’s the results:



Band

Superior ensembles: Percussion ensemble; Columbians; Jazz Combo; flute quartet (Daylen Brunson, Kjasa Mohr, Eleanor Smiley and Merrell Cooley); clarinet trio (Claire Bates, Eric Miner and Tiptin Tourville); Greyson Pfiefle and Terrance Toavs, trumpet duet.

Superior solos: Abbey Biel, tenor saxophone; Evan Fisher, trombone; Kajsa Mohr, flute; and Malaki Shaw, flute.



Choir

Superior solos: Angela Allen, Sarah Balla, Cash Byrd, Quinn Clark, Lucas Counts, Trevon Fauske, Amanda Fitch, Isabella Fitch, Audrey Hanley and Ryan Mee. 

Superior ensembles: Sonifers (Angela Allen, Sarah Balla, Camryn Brewer, Erica Burguiere, Cash Byrd, Quinn Clark, Lucas Counts, Trevon Fauske, Amanda Fitch, Isabella Fitch, Audrey Hanley, Colton Little and Celestine Young); Sonifers TB; senior quartet (Cash Byrd, Quinn Clark, Lucas Counts and Colton Little); trio (Angela Allen Isabella and Amanda Fitch); SATB quartet (Angela Allen, Lucas Counts, Audrey Hanley and Celestine Young); Fitch Sisters duet; Emery “Ren” Duran and Payton Owens duet. 

Excellent ensemble: Merrick Fairchild and Daena Robinson duet.