Milton-Freewater students win divisions at music festival

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McLoughlin High School senior trumpeter Tomas Landa and junior tuba player Patrick Dunphy won their divisions at the Northeast Oregon Music Educators Association District 6 Solo Festival on March 1 at Eastern Oregon University. They will advance to the Oregon Schools Activities Association state solo contest on May 3 at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, said Michael Agidius, band director for the Milton-Freewater School District.

Tomas performed the classic trumpet solo, “La Virgen De La Macarena” and Patrick played “His Majesty the Tuba.”

Other Mac-Hi students who participated in the district solo festival were Atziri Jimenez, on tenor saxophone and Christian Sigsbee, on alto saxophone.

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