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Music programs earn high marks at State Music Festival

Recently, the Raytown High School Choir program and Raytown South High School Band program earned high marks at the Missouri State High School Activities Association Virtual Music Festival for Large Ensembles.

Raytown High School volunteer mixed choir received an exemplary (I) rating for their performance. The Raytown High School mixed choir is made up of students from all four choirs who voluntarily rehearse on Monday evenings.

Raytown South High School’s symphonic band received an exemplary (I) rating for their performance.

In order to participate in the state contest both groups had to submit video recordings of performances.

The Raytown High School vocal music program is under the direction of Alex Kolster and Brenda Yeates. The Raytown South High School band program is under the direction of Erin Johnson.