Ten MPCHS Students Named To All-State
October 28, 2013Mt Pleasant High School
Ten students from Mount Pleasant High School will participate in the 2013 Iowa High School Music Association’s All-State Music Festival in band and chorus.
Representing Mount Pleasant in the All-State Chorus will be Ben Forrester, Hannah Wickham, Evie Kunch , Brianne Holtkamp, Caitlyn DePriest, Blake Wickham, Ben Rauenbuehler and Garrett Carlston. Chosen for the All-State Band were Josh Morey, trumpet and Anna Steffensmeier, first alternate trombone.
The All-State Music Festival is the highest honor a high school musician in the state of Iowa can achieve. The Festival will feature a concert by the All-State Band, Orchestra, and Chorus in Hilton Coliseum in Ames on November 23. This will be the 67th All-State Music event since 1948.
The concert will be recorded by Iowa Public Television and the 87 minute telecast will be aired on Thanksgiving night, November 28.
The Mount Pleasant music students are under the direction of vocal instructor Philip Schroetter and instrumental instructor Jim DePriest.
More information about the music programs in the Mount Pleasant School District can be found at http://www.mpmusic.org/.