Cedar Falls High School Bands

IHSMA Solo & Ensemble Recap

Congratulations to all the students who participated Saturday in the State Solo & Ensemble Festival in Waterloo. Here's a quick overview of ratings received by Cedar Falls High School Band events.

  1. Total CF Band events that performed: 57

  2. Events that received Division I "Superior" rating:  43

  3. Events that received Division II "Excellent" rating:  14

  4. Division III "Good" rating:  0

  5. Division IV "Fair" rating:  0

  6. Division V "Poor" rating:  0

  7. 11 CF Band events received perfect scores on their ballots. 

Each festival adjudicator may choose one event from their center to receive the Outstanding Performance Award. Two of the three band center judges awarded the OP award to Cedar Falls events.

  1. Center #5: Jack Dunning, trombone solo

  2. Center #6: Johnson Trumpet Quartet (Gina Mueterthies, Peyton Stuckey, Owen Schupbach, and Andrew Mord)

Congratulations to all the students involved for their hard work and fine performances. Many thanks to our piano accompanists, lesson teachers, and band parents for musical contribution, expertise, and support.

Other Upcoming Events:

  1. Monday, April 24, All-City Orchestra Concert, 7:00 PM, CFHS Gymnasium

  2. Saturday, May 6, State Large Group Music Contest, CFHS Gymnasium; times TBA; we'll be asking for volunteers to help with concessions stand as well as other jobs that day. Choirs perform in CFHS Auditorium, Orchestras at Holmes Junior High

  3. Tuesday, May 16, CFHS Orchestra Concert, 7:30 PM, HS Auditorium

  4. Monday, May 22, CFHS Band Concert, 7:30 PM, HS Auditorium 

  5. Sunday, May 28, CFHS Commencement, performing ensemble TBA, will include string players and some winds and percussion