CCHS students perform in WKU Honors Band

Posted February 6, 2013 at 3:12 pm


Eight members of the CCHS Band successfully participated in Western Kentucky University’s Honors Band recently in Bowling Green. These musicians auditioned and were placed in four elite musical ensembles conducted by nationally and internationally known conductors. Col. Larry Lang-United States Air Force Band of Washington, D.C., Dr. Andrea Strauss-Tara Winds of Atlanta, GA., Jack Younce-Cheyenne Mountain Bands of Colorado Springs, CO., Dr. Gary Schallert and Dr. Jeff Bright-WKU Bands of Bowling Green were on hand to lead the honor bands composed of students representing 64 high school bands from KY, IN, and TN. These musicians continue to represent Clinton County well as they pursue their musical education and artistic goals. Those students involved were: Brittany Mishler – clarinet, Kaylee Burchett – clarinet, Carrie McClellan – flute, Haley Denney – trumpet, Alex Beaty – trumpet, Christopher Shelton – euphonium, Daniel Boils – tuba, and Matt Perdue – tuba.