Congratulations to the members of the Owensboro Catholic Band on participating in the KMEA State Solo and Ensemble Assessment at Western Kentucky University on Saturday, May 9. The students did an outstanding job representing Owensboro Catholic by earning all Distinguished and Proficient Ratings at the State Level. The Owensboro Catholic Band Program had the second most participants from bands in the western half of the state.
Kelly Hayden, Clarinet–Distinguished
Tricia Thompson, Clarinet–Distinguished
Becca Ballard, Clarinet–Proficient
Jake Hayden, Alto Saxophone–Distinguished
Jackson Bittel, Trumpet–Distinguished
Jacob Payne, Trumpet–Distinguished
Benjamin Conkright, Euphonium–Proficient
Nick Keller, Tuba–Proficient
Joey Phillips, Tuba–Distinguished
Evan Lorenzen, Snare Drum–Distinguished
Percussion Ensemble: Evan Lorenzen, Clayton Roberts, Ashley Birkhead, Rachel McBride, Tricia Thompson, Becca Ballard, Emma Oakes, Benjamin Conkright, Griffin Wassmer, Jacob Payne, Jackson Bittel, Paul Pfeifer—Distinguished
Students are directed by Ed and Katie Hauser. Katie Hauser conducted the Percussion Ensemble and soloists were accompanied by Jacob Hein.