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Band students earn star ratings

education Fargo,North Dakota 58102
Band students earn star ratings
Fargo North Dakota 101 5th Street North 58102

West Fargo 9th through 12th grade band students competed in the East-State Ensemble Festival at NDSU on March 16, with several receiving star ratings.

Recipients of the regional star were: Flute Duet - Courtney Pederson and Allison Teske; Clarinet Duet - Donavin McKinney and Katie Power; Sax Duet - Ethan Hettwer and Meghan Hanna; Sax Quartet - Ethan Hettwer, Meghan Hanna, Wyatt Ehlke, and Chris Taylor; Trumpet Duet - Logan Reed and Nick Cajobe; Trumpet Quartet - Josh Dauner, Kyle Roberts, Logan Reed, and Nick Cajobe; Low Brass Trio - Amy Tran, Sadie Waite, and Nolan Clark; Mixed Brass Ensemble - Josh Dauner, Sadie Waite, Walker Degerness, Nolan Clark, Amy Tran, and Matt Pitzer; Mixed Woodwind Duet - Keana Stormon and Abby Derrig; Percussion Trio - Greg Schlangen, MaKayla Reutter, and Lance Wilson; Clarinet Trio - Kendra Maxwell, Kristen Lindermann, and Taylor Schaible; and Oboe Duet - Blaire Savoy, Jessica Schnell.

State Star winners were: Clarinet Duet - Wendy Sun and Evan Thostenson; Percussion Quartet - Nate Peterson, Joey Bjornson, Casey Larson, and Faye Stromberg; Mixed Woodwind Trio - Erika Borslien, Jodi Stende, and Mari Tonsfeldt; Clarinet Quintet - Wendy Sun, Evan Thostenson, Erika Borslien, Alecs Peters, and Jodi Stende; Flute Duet - Alyssa Scott and Alicia Schroeder; Mallet Duet - Casey Larson and Joey Bjornson; Flute Duet - Theresa Schlangen and Madilynn Haider; Clarinet Duet - Jodi Stende and Erika Borslien; Flute Ensemble - Theresa Schlangen, Madelynn Haider, Alyssa Scott, Alicia Schroeder, Courtney Pederson, and Allison Teske; Mixed Duet - Joey Bjornson and Wendy Sun; and Mixed Woodwind Duet - Wendy Sun and Courtney Pederson.