by: Donald Cyphers Investigative reporter
Syndicated by: Montana News
Billings Montana.,--//MNA Press//-- Multiple High Schools sent their talent to play in the 2017 RimRock Jazz Ensemble at the Rocky Mountain College. The director of this concert was Travis Hale.
The music pieces that were played during the afternoon were as follows: Unit 7 , Stolen Moments, Mood Indigo, Groove Merchant and Rouge.
The musicians that were preforming were as follows:
Alto Saxophone----Caleb Lyda who was representing the Billings Skyview High School.
Tenor Saxophone--- Mason Johnson representing Billings West High school, Rachel LaFlex representing Columbus High School, Kaycee Feist representing Bridger High School.
Trumpet---Ben Bullis representing Columbus High school, Shay RObertus representing Joliet High School.
Trombone----Chase Linde representing Billings West High School, Brynnan Miller representing Laurel High School.
Piano---Jayden Ostler representing Billings West High School.
Basss---Will Russell representing Laurel High School.
Drum Set---Brian Boehem representing Billings West high School
All of these musician are the cream of the crop from various Montana High Schools. It is important to remember that these young musicians have music teachers that pour their music knowledge and craftsmanship into teaching and instructing what very likely is Americas next wave of music superstars later in their life if they choose to continue down that path.
Lets look at who their music instructors are.
Bridger Montana Renee Huether
Columbus Montana Chris Kapor
Joliet Montana Karen McKay
Billings Montana Central Cody Wareham
Billings Montana Skyview AAaron Schendel
Billings Montana West Steve Patton
Laurel Montana Elliot Cross
The concert was held at the Losekamp Hall