HENDERSON, Ky. (1/28/13) – The Henderson County High School Band had several student groups performing and competing around the state this past weekend.
The Henderson County High School Indoor Percussion, directed by Zack Stewart and Alex Grimm, traveled to Greenwood High School on Saturday for their first competition of the season. They placed 2nd in the Scholastic Marching A Class which consisted of six ensembles from Kentucky, Alabama, and Tennessee. The next competition for the group will be at Spring Hill Middle School in Nashville, Tennessee on March 2, followed by another contest in Bowling Green, Kentucky on March 9.
Seven students represented Henderson in all three of the University of Louisville 2013 Honor Bands during a performance on Saturday at the school’s Comstock Concert Hall. The Honor Concert Band, directed by Dr. Mark Lynn, included HCHS freshman Magdalena Welch (flute) and junior Adam Smith (saxophone). The Honor Symphonic Band was under the direction of Dr. Amy Acklin, and included Henderson County High School seniors Anthony Wolf (clarinet) and Brennen MacConnell (saxophone), and junior Amy Jones (French horn). Dr. Frederick Speck conducted the Honor Wind Ensemble which included junior Morgan Brady (clarinet) and freshman Taylor Clapp who was selected as the first chair trombonist of the entire weekend over junior and senior trombone players from around the state. The students got the chance to visit the college campus and see parts of Louisville before performing the Saturday evening concert.
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