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Archive for March 13th, 2011

Perfecting the sound of music

This is an extra weekly post to celebrate my daughter’s contribution to the growth, education, and excellence of music performed by children in Marshall.

The photo above and article below appeared in the Battle Creek Enquirer.

Marshall students make music, compete

 It was an evening of sharps and flats and probably a few shaky nerves as the Marshall Middle School Band Solo and Ensemble competition took place in several locations around the school.

Young musicians from grades 5 through 8 played carefully prepared and rehearsed 10-minute pieces in front of judges, who rated the performances and will award medals to the winners in coming weeks.

Nearly 100 kids, playing everything from trombones and trumpets, to saxophones and percussions and clarinets and even euphoniums took part in the annual event.

Congratulations to the children and to Kathleen.

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