WDC students participate in band, choir music contests
Over the last two months, the Wadena-Deer Creek High School band and choir students have participated in sectional contests. The Large Group Band Contest was held in Staples-Motley, where the WDC Concert Band received a superior rating. The Instrumental Solo/Ensemble Contest and the Large Group Choir and Solo/Ensemble Contest were held at Wadena-Deer Creek High School, where the Varsity Choir received an excellent rating and Concert Choir received a superior rating.
The WDC band is under the direction of Lisa Weniger and the choir is under the direction of Mike Ortmann.
Excellent Rating - Jazz Band
Austin Korkowski, Erica Miron, Samantha Killian, Molly Kraemer, Mike Paavola, Zach Norenberg, Kevin Jensen, Zach Bernu, Joey Pate, Elena Roggenkamp, Britta Moen, Drew Larson, Jonathan Goeden, Bryan Silvers, Andrew Lemke, Ray Spartz, Tyler Heinzen, Jake Goeden, Samantha Holweger, Hannah Larson, Josh Lund.
Superior Ratings - Band/Choir
Syndey Mohs-Flute Solo, Andrea Jensen-Flute Solo, Samantha Killian-Trumpet Duet, Tiffany Schultz-Vocal Solo, Kayla Krause-Vocal Trio, Jonathan Goeden-Trumpet Solo, Austin Korkowski-Tenor Sax Duet & Vocal Solo, Zach Norenberg-Tenor Sax Duet, Elena Roggenkamp-Snare Drum Solo, Katarina Reece- Vocal Solo, Avery Jackson-Vocal Solo, Tyler Muehler-Trumpet Solo, Drew Larson-Trumpet Solo & Trumpet Duet, Tess Kirkland-Vocal Trio, Haley Anderson-Vocal Solo & Vocal Duet, Molly Barrett-Vocal Duet, Megan Popp-Vocal Trio.
Excellent Ratings - Band/Choir
Matthew Green-Bass Clarinet Solo, Sydney Mohs, Macy Hartman, Andrea Jensen-Flute Trio, Brandon Morgan-Snare Solo, Andrew Timm-Cornet Solo, Ben Birch-Vocal Duet, Dane Hoffmann-Vocal Solo, David Najjar-Vocal Duet.
Excellent Rating - Percussion Ensemble
Kevin Jensen, Mike Paavola, Zach Bernu, Duke Harrison, Zach Norenberg, Elena Roggenkamp, Mariah Wood, Joey Pate, Austin Korkowski, Andrew Lemke, Tyler Heinzen, Drew Larson, Peyton Horn.