The Wheat State League Music Festival was held March 5 at Goessel Jr/Sr High School. The Goessel Junior High Band, Choir, Girls Ensemble, Boys Ensemble, and select Mixed Ensemble earned division “I” ratings from both judges for their performances.
The following students performed vocal solos: Tiana Base, Leah Booton, Olivia Duerksen, Eden Hiebert, Lauren Hiebert, Riley Jarvis, Emily Meier, Madeline Meier, Joshua Schmidt, Nathaniel Schmucker, Kaytlin Shipp, Autumn Strecker, Shelbi Stultz, and Lanna Wagner.
Students who performed instrumental solos were Tiana Base, Leah Booton, Olivia Duerksen, Eden Hiebert, Lauren Hiebert, Riley Jarvis, Rachel Lyons, Emily Meier, Jennifer Meysing, Joshua Schmidt, Carson Sterk, and Lanna Wagner.
The choir is directed by Renae Schmidt Peters and accompanied by Marcia Brubaker. Rob Tierney directs the band, and Karen Unruh accompanies the band and the instrumental soloists.