On Saturday April 11th, Students from Eddyville Blakesburg Fremont High School performed at the State Solo and Ensemble Contest at PCM High School in Monroe. The EBF students earned 9 Division I Ratings and 13 Division II ratings.
Those students earning division I ratings (superior) were: Emma Haselhuhn; alto sax, tenor sax & soprano Sax solos, Irene Roberts; french horn solo, Devon Severson; clarinet solo, Sara
Loving; trumpet solo, Brandon Dicks; trombone solo, Mika Farnum; alto sax solo, and the Clarinet Quartet including Devon Severson, Mika Farnum, Jessie Eveland, and Adlynn Eveland.
Emma Haselhuhn had the distinction of earning her 4th consecutive Division I ratings at State Solo Contest. Emma Haselhuhn, a senior, was one point from a perfect score on her alto and tenor sax solos.
Students receiving Division II ratings (excellent) were: Payton Fry and Emma Bunnell on their clarinet duet, Gracie De La Cruz; clarinet solo, Mika Farnum; clarinet, bass clarinet, and bari sax solos, Deserae Simmons; flute solo, Marina Rupprecht; tuba solo, Adlynn Eveland; vocal solo, Carter Roose; vocal solo, Devon Severson; vocal solo, Jessie Eveland; vocal solo, Mika Farnum; vocal solo, and the trumpet duet of Gage De La Cruz and Teri Jo Lane.
These students also did a wonderful job and had excellent performances on their events as well: Jessie Eveland; clarinet solo, Adlynn Eveland, clarinet solo, Sage Webster; flute solo, the french horn duet of Irene Roberts and Gracie De La Cruz, Marina Rupprecht; vocal solo, and
Irene Roberts; vocal solo.