Music department competes in Smoky Mountains Music Festival


Members of the choir and band pose with an actor a part of the Dixie Stampede dinner show. The show included trick horse riding and a comedic competition between the north and south.

Sian Rhodes

Over this past weekend, members of the band and choir took a four-day trip to Gatlinburg, TN where they competed in the Smoky Mountain Music Festival.

“We also visited Dollywood, a Dixie Stampede dinner show and took a tour of the Smoky Mountains,” said senior Jack Lockrem, saxophone player.

The band performed two songs, one called Firedance and the other called the Endless Song. Choir performed The Lake. Both the band and choir placed first in their class 2a competition, where they competed against musical groups from about 29 other states.

They will also perform these songs at the Celebration of the Arts May 1 at 7 p.m. in the main gym.