Students earn excellent and superior ratings


Saxophone Quartet from left: Morgan Loveday, Alex Russell, Caleb Danford, and Thomas Hamilton.

Saxophone Quartet from left: Morgan Loveday, Alex Russell, Caleb Danford, and Thomas Hamilton.


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Brass quartet from left: Eliza Davies, Aryan Cox, Hailey Deem, and Bethany Purdum.


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Soloists with Certificates from left: Hannah Hoover, Julianna Yates, Eliza Davies, Elizabeth Hoover, and Morgan Loveday.


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Clarinet Quartet from left: Kaytlyn Lindamood, Aryana Roach, Julianna Yates, and Alexis Nickels.


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Gallia Academy band members competed recently at the Ohio Music Education Association District 17 Solo and Ensemble adjudicated event. The event was held on the campus of Ohio University in Athens on Saturday, Jan. 20.

Students performed to showcase their mastery of a selected composition in which they are given a rating of Superior (top rating), Excellent, Good, Fair or Poor.

Students that earned superior ratings include Morgan Loveday on saxophone, Hannah Hoover on mallet percussion, Morgan Loveday, Thomas Hamilton, Alex Russell and Caleb Danford in a saxophone Quartet.

Students that earned an excellent rating include Julianna Yates on clarinet, Eliza Davies on french horn, Julianna Yates, Alexis Nickels, Kaytlyn Lindamood and Aryana Roach in a clarinet quartet, Bethany Purdum, Hailey Deem, Eliza Davies and Aryan Cox in a brass quartet.

The Gallia Academy High School Band is under the direction of John Barrett and accompanied by Marilyn Wills.

Saxophone Quartet from left: Morgan Loveday, Alex Russell, Caleb Danford, and Thomas Hamilton.
https://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2018/01/web1_band-kids-2.jpgSaxophone Quartet from left: Morgan Loveday, Alex Russell, Caleb Danford, and Thomas Hamilton. Courtesy

Brass quartet from left: Eliza Davies, Aryan Cox, Hailey Deem, and Bethany Purdum.
https://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2018/01/web1_band-kids.jpgBrass quartet from left: Eliza Davies, Aryan Cox, Hailey Deem, and Bethany Purdum. Courtesy

Soloists with Certificates from left: Hannah Hoover, Julianna Yates, Eliza Davies, Elizabeth Hoover, and Morgan Loveday.
https://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2018/01/web1_five-band-kids.jpgSoloists with Certificates from left: Hannah Hoover, Julianna Yates, Eliza Davies, Elizabeth Hoover, and Morgan Loveday. Courtesy

Clarinet Quartet from left: Kaytlyn Lindamood, Aryana Roach, Julianna Yates, and Alexis Nickels.
https://www.mydailytribune.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/42/2018/01/web1_four-band-kids.jpgClarinet Quartet from left: Kaytlyn Lindamood, Aryana Roach, Julianna Yates, and Alexis Nickels. Courtesy