June 19, 2024

GCHS Music Department Rates At State Competition

(Courtesy of USD 457)

The Garden City High School music department participated in the State Large Group Contest held Wednesday, April 10, 2019.  The competition was held at Dodge City High School in Dodge City, Kansas.  A panel made up of three judges rated each of the performances in their particular music group.

Garden City High School took two bands to state competition.  Symphonic Band received a “II” rating and the Wind Ensemble took a “I” rating.

There were two choirs that participated in the state competition.  Les Chantes and Freshman Girls’ Choir combined into a Women’s Ensemble under the direction of Miss Henning and received a “I” rating.  A Cappella Choir and Modern Show Choir combined and received a “I” rating.  

The orchestra had two groups compete at state.  The Symphonic and Philharmonic combined orchestras received a “II” rating.  The Concert and Freshman orchestras performed together and received a “II” rating.