KMEA State Band Results!

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.