MHS participates in state solo/ensemble music contest

Marshalltown High School participated in the state solo/ensemble music contest on April 14 at Dowling Catholic High School in West Des Moines. MHS had 75 students compete, according to MHS instrumental music director Brett Umthun.

“Our students received outstanding ratings and comments from the judges throughout the day,” Umthun said.

MHS received Division I ratings in 37 events (some with perfect scores), Division II ratings in 21 events and Division III ratings in seven events.


Olivia Stone

The Outstanding Performer Award for Center 4 was given to MHS student Olivia Stone.  She will perform her bass clarinet solo on May 9 at the Outstanding Performance Recital in the Music Hall at Iowa State University.