Moose Lake music department excels
On Monday, March 18, the Moose Lake Community Schools band and choir competed in the Section Music Contest at The University of Minnesota Duluth. The band received two superior ratings. Jazz band received one superior. The concert choir also received two superior ratings and one excellent rating. In addition to competing in the large group contests, many Moose Lake students competed in solo events.
Choir soloists: Hannah Race, excellent; Gabby Bennett, excellent; Brynn Johnson, excellent; Ellie Riihiluoma, superior; Michael Pender, superior; and Nick Patiuk, superior. Band soloists, superior ratings: Stephanie Keinanen, clarinet solo; Nick Patiuk, alto sax solo; Nick Lilya, snare drum solo; Gage Mohelsky, alto sax solo; and Ellie Riihiluoma, flute solo. Band soloists/duets, excellent ratings: Kelsee Stevens and Stephanie Keinanen, clarinet duet; Nathan Grave, baritone solo; Brad Fossum, trumpet solo; and Adri Juszcak, snare drum solo.