Eighteen music students from Arnold High School , under the direction of music teacher Chrysanne Bailey, attended District Music Contest hosted by Sutherland High School on Friday, April 22, 2016. Arnold took 7 entries, which received a total of three entries earning a rating of Superior (I) and four entries earning a rating of Excellent (II).
Specific results of the contest were as follows:
Receiving ratngs of Superior were Jennifer Barraza on her vocal solo, O del mio dolce ardor; Morgan Eggleston on her saxophone solo, Gigue, by Corelli; and the Mixed Vocal Ensemble, comprised of Sadie Christensen, Jennifer Barraza, Morgan Eggleston, Olivia Furne, Bobbi Barnes, Haley Reed, and Sully Lewis, singing Sing Out Your Joy to God, by George F. Handel.
Receiving ratings of Excellent were 7-12 Band, playing “Let the Flag of Freedom Wave, by James Swearingen; Morgan Eggleston on her vocal solo, Sure on this Shining Night; Sully Lewis on his vocal solo, American Lullaby; and the Women’s Vocal Ensemble, comprised of Bobbi Barnes, Jennifer Barraza, Sadie Christensen, Morgan Eggleston, Olivia Furne, and Haley Reed, singing Jubilate Alleluia, by Mary Lynn Lightfoot.
This year the band is comprised of these students in grades 7-12: Kylee Lehmkuhler, Cooper Atkins, Sam Cool, Jadeyn Bubak, Landyn Cole, Colby Streit, Jace Connell, Anthony Olson, Kenna Rogers, Jesse Connell, Drew Vickers, Jennifer Barraza, Morgan Eggleston, Sadie Christensen, and Sully Lewis.