The Taste of Victory: Linkhorne Middle Music Program Takes Top Prizes at Hersey Park

LMS band and orchestra at Hershey ParkComplimenting the delicious smell of Hershey Park were sweet sounds of musicians on the weekend of April 30, 2010. The Linkhorne Middle School band and orchestra competed at the park’s Music Showcase Festival. The orchestra, under the direction of Mrs. Nancy Koes, took home the top prize after receiving the highest score amongst all instrumental groups that performed at the festival. They also placed first in the Middle School String Orchestra Division. Lindsey Floyd took home the Outstanding Soloist Award and the first violin section won the Top Orchestra Section award.

The Linkhorne Middle School Band, under the direction of Mr. Russ Pawlas, came in first place in the Middle School Concert Band Division. They also took home section awards for flute, clarinet, trumpet, and tuba.

The Linkhorne Middle School Chorus, under the direction of Mrs. Jenny Lipford, came in second place in Middle School Mixed Concert Choir Division. Outstanding Soloists Awards went to Bella Jackson, Khyam Sneed, Mary Pat Gilliam, and Allison Gryder.

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