WHS music department brings home awards
The Woodinville High School Music Department, under the direction of Jim Rice (bands and orchestra) and Steve Stevens (choirs) recently won multiple awards at the Heritage International Music Festival in Vancouver, B.C.
First place awards were won by the jazz band, the concert band, the symphonic band, the marching band, and the women's chorus. The orchestra finished in second place.
Combined, the groups also won the Sweepstakes Trophy for the overall best music program at the festival. The bands and orchestra won the trophy for the Best Instrumental Programs, and the Symphonic Band received the Adjudicators' Award for scoring 97 out of 100 possible points for their performance.