A recording-setting 12 GCHS students have been selected to the 4th District, All-District Band. At the high school level, students audition according to grade, and the 9/10 members are Abbie Harpe, Kelsey Carwile, Shyanne Whobrey, Faith Hart, Natalie Hack, Cody Swift, Brett Thurman, Ben Jackson, Charlie Waltermire, and Abby Gross. Jordan Smith and Zach Wagner were previously selected at 11/12 auditions. These students will perform with the full All-District Band Feb. 1 at Meade County High School.
In addition, eleven students were selected to the WKU Honor Band, Shyanne Whobrey, Felicia Swift, Zach Wagner, Kody Braun, Abbie Harpe, Jordan Smith, Natalie Hack, Hannah Elmore, Jenny Barton, Brent Lindsey, and Abby Gross will perform on Jan. 25 at 2 pm in VanMeter Auditorium on the WKU campus. The concert is free and open to the public
“These auditions and results are some of the most important things that we do as a program to continue improving the quality of our group,” said Assistant Band Director, Ashley Bell. “ We are excited about the results and so impressed and pleased with the work ethic these students put forward to continue to move us where we want to be. “
WKU Honor Band: Front (l – r) Hannah Elmore, Shyanne Whobrey, Abbie Harpe, Felicia Swift, Abby Gross. Back (l – r) Kody Brown, Jordan Smith, Brent Lindsey, Zach Wagner, Natalie Hack
Not Pictured Jenny Barton
GCHS All-District Band: Front (l – r) Kelsey Carwile, Abbie Harpe, Shyanne Whobrey, Faith Hart, Natalie Hack, Ben Jackson. Back (l – r) Brett Thurman, Charlie Waltermire, Jorden Smith, Cody Swift, Zach Wagner, Abby Gross