|RIVERMONT CELLIST AMONG TOP IN STATE|
|News Releases - Education & Schools|
|Written by Brittany Marietta|
|Monday, 01 November 2010 12:48|
Rivermont Collegiate is thrilled to announce tenth grade student Kelsey Qu has attained the highest individual honor available to Iowa high school musicians by being selected as a member of the 2010 All-State Orchestra! Kelsey, a cellist, is the daughter of Xin Liu and Zhiming Qu of Bettendorf. Auditions were held Saturday, October 23rd, with only about 17% of students who auditioned being selected for the All-State ensembles.
All-State Festival participants will rehearse in Ames, IA on Friday and Saturday, November 19th and 20th. The Festival Concert will be presented at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, November 20th in the Hilton Coliseum, located on the campus of Iowa State University in Ames. The concert is open to the public – tickets are $15 and available through Ticketmaster.
In addition, Iowa Public Television will record the concert for re-broadcast scheduled for Thursday, November 25th at 7:00 p.m. and Sunday, November 28th at 5:30 p.m. Tune in!
Additional Quad City high school students selected for the All-State Orchestra include:
Christine Kao – Bettendorf High School – Violin
Oliver Kao – Bettendorf High School – Violin
Adam Bengfort – Assumption High School – Viola
Jacob Warner – Davenport North – Cello
Noah Sund – Davenport North – String Bass
Kelvin Tran – Davenport North - Percussion
Michael Goodyear – Davenport Central – Oboe
Jennifer Keys – Davenport Central – Bassoon
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