KHS Band Sending 11 to State Solo/Ensemble Festival

Twenty-three Bulldogs earn ‘Exemplary’ or ‘Outstanding’ ratings at districts

Kearney High School sent 28 band students to the MSHSAA District Solo and Small Ensemble Festival on Friday, March 25 at Liberty High School. They performed in 26 events, earning 11 “Exemplary” and 12 “Outstanding” ratings. The band is directed by Chis Heil and Jamie Heil.

The students who received Exemplary ratings will perform at the MSHSAA State Solo/Ensemble Festival on April 29 at the University of Missouri. 

Congratulations to all of these students!

Student(s)Event TypeRating
McKenna BrownAlto Saxophone SoloExemplary
Avery MorganAlto Saxophone SoloExemplary
Kailey RomeroBass Clarinet SoloExemplary
Preston Bossart, Kailey Romero, Ariana SpruhanCluarinet TrioExemplary
Emma CobbFlute SoloExemplary
Anna JensenKeyboard Mallet SoloExemplary
Chloe Bonham, Adam Hoffman, Mckenna BrownSaxophone TrioExemplary
Liliana JacksonSoprano Clarinet SoloExemplary
Connor DoddTrumpet SoloExemplary
Trent FritzTrumpet SoloExemplary
Anderson BultmannTrumpet SoloExemplary
Alexandra KinstlerAlto Saxophone SoloOutstanding
Chloe BonhamAlto Saxophone SoloOutstanding
Tyler WilliamsAlto Saxophone SoloOutstanding
Lillian BladesFlute SoloOutstanding
Klara WentzelFlute SoloOutstanding
Abby ElamFrench Horn SoloOutstanding
Kieran CooperKeyboard Mallet SoloOutstanding
Julienne FordKeyboard Mallet SoloOutstanding
Olivia KinstlerOboe SoloOutstanding
Tyler Williams, Elizabeth Demers, Alexandra KinstlerSaxophone TrioOutstanding
Andrew WemhoffSoprano Clarinet SoloOutstanding
Eric ThibodeauTrumpet SoloOutstanding
Adyson TrippFlute SoloSatisfactory
Johnathan KarrFrench Horn SoloSatisfactory
Avery Morgan, Andie George, Ripley KyleMixed Woodwind TrioSatisfactory