Greetings from Estes Park!
Nineteen members of the Estes Park High School Band were chosen as members of the Patriot League Honor Band. In addition, nine more members of the band were chosen to the League Honor Ensembles. The Honor Band and Ensembles presented a concert on Monday, January 24 at the Union Colony Civic Center in Greeley. Students rehearsed all day with guest directors and presented a concert that evening.
Students were chosen by video-taped auditions, being evaluated on performance skills on scales, etudes and sight-reading.
Students selected to the band include: Kimberly Barosh and Michelle McQuinn, flute; Kimberly Hansen, Taylor Bobowski and Audrey Ault, clarinet; Cain Bratrud, bass clarinet; Jennifer Klink and Wulfgar Pfaus-Novak, alto sax; Dylan Childs, tenor sax; Austin Gallatin, trumpet; Maddy Rusk, horn; Beau Dacuag, Marley Mardock and Ian McLain, trombone; Patrick McGlothlen and Al Franklin, tuba; Gabrielle Davis, string bass; and David Gamble
and Claire Molle’, percussion.
Band members Lauren Molle’, Carly Paxton and Lindsi Durrett were chosen as members of the Honor Flute Ensemble; Ian Casey was chosen as a member of the Honor Sax Ensemble, and A.J. Schwarz, Jeff Switzer, Ryan Thamert, Allison Rodgers and Cassandra Dobos were chosen to the Honor Brass Ensemble.