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Tyler Students Perform at Music Educator’s Associations Conference

By Staff | Mar 18, 2020
Members of the brass choir included: (L to R) Analeigh Hakes, Kaci Shanabarger, Nachelle Probst, Shauna Riggs (first row); Makenzie Hakes (second row); Austin VanCamp, Brody Seckman, Emily Gorby, Jackson Kibbey (third row); Jarrett Ice, Peyton Hayes, Abbi Kimble, Ayden Hoover (fourth row); Jessee Griffith, Jeremiah Bowley, Jason Stanaland (fifth row); Matt Jennings, director, Kellen Franks and Matt Riddle (sixth row).
Honor’s finalist Harley Yeater performed a tuba solo 40 Fathoms (Harold Walters).
Honor’s finalist George Kester performed a marimba solo Rain Dance (Alice Gomez)

Twenty Tyler Consolidated Band members performed at the West Virginia’s Music Educator’s Associations annual state conference on March 7 in the Charleston Civic Center.

These students were selected as state honor’s finalists for Solo and Ensemble and as a result, they performed during a special recital for all of the finalists. Tyler Consolidated honor’s finalists included: George Kester’s marimba solo Rain Dance (Alice Gomez); Matthew Riddle’s tuba solo Morceau Vivant (Marcel Marteau); Harley Yeater’s tuba solo 40 Fathoms (Harold Walters); and a brass choir piece titled, Intrada No. 7 (Melchior Franck).