Dec 2008

2008


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Greg Simon '07 was selected for an "Iron Composer" competition. He will travel from Denver to Oklahoma to compete in "speed composing." www.gregsimonmusic.com
Jared Tanner was accepted at Boston University and the University of Washington for graduate studies.
Brian Kibler received a 1 rating and took first alternate in the Valley Regional Solo and Ensemble contest.
Oscar Thorp won the Commencement Bay regional solo and ensemble competition. Neil Hulbert is first alternate in the Commencement Bay solo and ensemble competition.
Neil Hulbert, Kristen Monk and Oscar Thorpe won the small brass  ensemble division of the Commencement Bay regional solo and ensemble competition playing a trumpet trio by Tomasi; they took second place in the WMEA state competition. 
Neil Hulbert, Kristen Monk--on horn--and Oscar Thorp won the Commencement Bay regional solo and ensemble competition in the large brass ensemble category performing Victor Ewald's Quintet no 1. They went on to the WMEA state competition and won. Yes, Kristen Monk competed successfully on both trumpet and horn.