On Saturday, Oct. 26th Urbandale High School had 20 students audition for the Iowa Instrumental All-State Festival. Statewide over 1000 instrumental student-musicians audition and approximately 17% of the candidates are selected to participate in the All-State Music Festival in Ames, Iowa on Nov. 22-23, 2019. It is the highest individual honor a student can receive from the Iowa High School Music Association.
Urbandale students who audition for the Iowa Instrumental All-State undertake a rigorous process of weekly mock auditions, they study with teachers both in and out of school, and they devote many hours to individual practice time. The following 20 Urbandale students are to be commended for their dedicated efforts and outstanding contributions to the Instrumental Music Department.
Reed Andrews, Addie Kerr, Elliott Dix, Alexis Judge, Daniel Bacuyag, Autumn Sheppard, Michael Andrews, Evan Rains, Nathan Boorman, Hunter DeJager, Zach Mataya, Olivia Reiser, Ella Darsee, Mahala Clasier, Katelyn Knight, Anne Schroeder, Anna Holub, Alexia Murano, Sophia Huber, Cindy To
Michael Andrews, 10th grade, bassoon, 2nd year
Olivia Reiser, 12thgrade, flute, 1st year