Logan musicians have been recently selected to perform at the 47th annual Youth For Music Festival band and choir. On Saturday, Feb. 4 students from Logan will travel to participate. Sophomore Lana Minks has been chosen for the band and will play alto sax. Singing in the choir will be seniors Darrian Elliott-Lammers and Leamarie Edwards and junior Makenzie Jansonius. The band, under the direction of Patrick Sieben and Renetta Knox rehearses at the historic Brown Grand Theatre while the choir, under the direction of Sara Bays and Hannah Draper Burnett, rehearses at Cloud County Community College. The day ends with a concert at the Brown Grand, beginning at 6:00 p.m. Admission is charged. Public is invited to attend. Students are under the direction of Vesta Jo Still.
The Logan Elementary Winter Music Program was held on Monday, Dec. 12 in the Logan Auditorium. Mrs. Vesta Jo Still directed the 6th grade band, then Mr. Paul Prewo directed the PreK-6th grade choirs with songs ranging from "All I Want for Christmas" to "A Christmas Night to Remember."
Selections for the NW District KMEA High School Honor Band and Choir have recently been announced. Representing Logan High School in the Honor Band will be Madison Gottstine, freshman daughter of Phil and Janet Gottstine, Faith Hofaker, senior daughter of Jay and Paula Hofaker and Kayla Hofaker, senior daughter of Jay and Paula Hofaker. All three girls auditioned on required material and were chosen from a pool of students from the NW District. Madison, Faith and Kayla earned the first chair spots in the trumpet, alto saxophone and horn section, respectively. Faith will also receive a four-year participation medal. Darrian Elliott-Lammers, senior daughter of Crystal Rule and Jason Lammers, will represent Logan in the district Honor Choir. Darrian was selected based on a live audition of required music in November. The concert is Saturday, Dec. 10 on the campus of FHSU inside Sheridan Hall at Beach-Schmidt Performing Arts Center. The concert begins at 3:30. It is open to the public. Admission is $5 for adults; students are admitted free.
In addition to the high school honor band and choir performances, Logan is also represented in the Elementary Honor Choir. Selected to perform with other 5th-6th grade students from the northwest district are Katie Kendall, Kylie Uhland, Levi Rust, Hayden Gottstine, Cydnee Rider and Grayci White. These students will rehearse during the morning of Dec. 10 with their hard work culminating in a concert beginning at 12:30 p.m. The concert will be held inside Sheridan Hall on the stage of Beach-Schmidt Performing Arts Center. Admission is $5/adults; students are free. Admission is good for both concerts.
Congratulations to all students. Paul Prewo and Vesta Jo Still are the instructors.
"A Night Filled with Music." The Logan Jr/Sr High music department held a Concert on the Lawn at the beautiful Hansen Plaza in Logan on Monday, May 9 under the direction of Vesta Jo Still.
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