Milton-Freewater students win divisions at music festival


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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