Tarkio students entertain family and friends with Spring Concert

Tarkio students entertain family and friends with Spring Concert

The sixth grade guitarists performed “Ode to Joy” and “Hound Dog,” even singing with the music to “Hound Dog.” Pictured are Alexis Bywater, front left, and Tommi Lee Martin, back right.

Fifth grade flutists Alyson Wooten and Jillian Hannah perform in the Spring Music Concert Wednesday, May 2, 2018, in the Tarkio High School Gym.

Senior Colin Joesting plays the guitar during the Tarkio High School Spring Music Concert Friday, May 4, 2018.

The jr. high band performed “Jump In The Line” and “Simple Gifts.” Pictured are Hailey Morton (flute) and Alaina Armstrong and Emily Blum (clarinets). The sixth grade band also joined the jr. high band for a combined performance of “Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye.”

The jr. high choir (above) performed “Uptown Funk,” “Ezekiel Saw the Wheel,” “Do Wah Diddy Diddy,” and “Tafta Hindi” at the Tarkio Spring Music Concert Wednesday, May 2, 2018, in the Tarkio High School Gym.

The Tarkio High School Choir performed “Wade in the Water,” “Jubilate Deo!”, “Some Nights (preview),” and “Back Home.”

Both music teachers, Melody Barnett, above, and Amy Haddock, joined in the fun at the Tarkio High School Spring Music Concert Friday, May 4, 2018, performing with the band when needed.

Lucas Joesting plays the cymbals in the drum line’s performance of the Tarkio Spring Music Concert.

The Guitar 1 class, including Jordan Heard, Jayce Navin, Lauren Quimby, and Bella Hurst, played “The Snake Charmer” and “Warrior’s Song” at the Tarkio High School Spring Music Concert Friday, May 4, 2018.

Cheyenne Gray plays her sax during the Tarkio High School Spring Music Concert Friday, May 4, 2018.

The Tarkio 5th, 6th, and jr. high bands, as well as the jr. high choir, performed their Tarkio Spring Concert Wednesday evening, May 2, 2018, in the Tarkio High School Gym. The concert was also to include the high school bands and choirs, as well as an awards presentation, but the event was stopped short due to repeated tornado warnings in the area. The high school portion of the event was held Friday afternoon at the school.
The Tarkio 5th grade band performed “Old MacDonald Had a Band,” “When the Saints Go Marching In,” and “Let’s Go Band.” The band members include: Flutes – Jillian Hannah and Alyson Wooten; Clarinets – Haylee Clark, Abbie Harms, Madison Quat­trocchi, Savannah Caldwell, Makenna Carder, and Charley Caudill; Sax­ophone – Kamryn Brown, Colton Hall, Cameron Brooks, Luke Morey, and Teagen Wennihan; Trumpets – Mad­ison Caudill, Lizzie Schlueter, Sydnee Bruns, Brezie Bywater; Trombones – Jacob Shubkagel, Gabe Harms, Cayden Gibson, Jaxon Liechti, and Levi Brown; Baritones – Owen DeRosier; Percussion – River Dow, Alex Erickson, Cady Jo Burton, and Connor Morton.
The 6th grade band performed “LaCucaracha” and “America the Beautiful.” The 6th grade guitarists performed “Ode to Joy” and “Hound Dog.” The 6th grade band members include: Flutes – Claire Martin and Dalaynie Drummond; Clarinets – Addison Noland, Brooklyn Wennihan, and Tommi Lee Martin; Trumpets – Alex Barnett, Jozee Eaton, Drew Johnson, and Jersi Poppa; Saxophones – Emmy Laur and Weston Klosek; Trombone – David Shaw; Baritones – Rayleigh Nance; Percussion – Ian Stepp, Alexis Bywater; and 6th Grade Band Cadet Teacher – Shaylee Sparks. The 6th grade guitarists include Caiden Caudill, Dalaynie Drummond, Jozee Eaton, Claire Martin, Tommi Lee Martin, Linkin Murry, Rayleigh Nance, Addison Noland, Garret Rosenbohm, David Shaw, Brooklyn Wennihan, Alex Barnett, Alexis Bywater, Jacobi Hogue, Drew Johnson, Weston Klosek, Emmy Laur, Hadyn Liechti, Keena Merriweather, Jersi Poppa, Drew Sanders, Ian Stepp, and Emma Viets.
The jr. high choir performed “Uptown Funk,” “Ezekiel Saw The Wheel,” “Do Wah Diddy Diddy,” and “Tafta Hindi.” The jr. high band performed “Jump In The Line” and “Simple Gifts.” The 6th grade also joined the jr. high band for a combined performance of “Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye.” Jr. high choir and band members include: Faith Anderson/Tr.; Alaina Armstrong/Cl.; Emily Blum/Cl.; Alexis Brown/Tr.; Connor Brown/Tb.; Dylan Campbell; Emilee Caudill/Tr.; Jaden Clark/Tr.; Matthew Driskell/As.; Jacob Duran; Titus Eaton/Perc.; Alexis Gibler/Tr.; Jaden Goodin/Cl.; Bo Graves/Tr.; Katie Hall/As.; Kiara Hines; Lucas Joesting/Perc.; Josie King/Perc.; Kelsea Kirwan; Brooke Lee/Ts.; Riley Lekey; Daniel Lesher/Perc.; Sophia Martin/Cl.; Kaylin Merriweather; Seth Morey; Hailey Morton/Fl.; Cameron Nance/Tr.; Jesse Navin/As.; Stormy Nordhausen/As.; Grace Peck/Cl.; Adam Phillips; Tessa Rolf/Tr.; Tanner Rollins/Tb.; Slade Rosenbohm; Aaron Schlueter/Tr. and Tuba; Morgan Shaw/Bs.; Rylie Simmons; Brianna Smith; Amy Somerville/Bass Cl.; Angel Wallace/Cl.; and Braiden Wennihan/Tr.
The Drum Line performed as well. Drummers included Colin Joesting, Jimi Elder, Josie King, Daniel Lesher, Lucas Joesting, and Titus Eaton.
To begin the high school concert Friday afternoon, the Drum Line performed again, playing “Cobra.” The Guitar 1 class, consisting of Lauren Quimby, Jordan Heard, Bella Hurst, and Jayce Navin, played “The Snake Charmer” and “Warrior’s Song.”
The high school choir sang “Wade in the Water,” “Jubilate Deo!”, “Some Nights (preview),” and “Back Home.” Choir members include Colin Joesting, Mad­ison Ohrt, Hannah Blank, Destiny Sanders, Selena Somerville, Grace Martin, Gabby DeRosier, Jordan Heard, Jimi Elder, Hannah Brown, Skye Clark, Anna Lester, Jae Barnett, Raelynn Gish, Dixie Hendrix, Jamie Hendrix, Anna Klute, Hunter Bennett, Harley Caudill, Autumn Murry, Bryli Staten, Allison Yates, and Madison Driskell.
Guitar 2 class member Colin Joesting played “Lean on Me” and “Malaguena.”
The high school band performed “Limestone Ov­erture,” “Sound of Music Medley,” and “Cheap Thrills.” Band members included: Flute – Dixie Hendrix; Clarinet – Harley Caudill; Alto Saxophones – Shaylee Sparks, Grace Martin, Jae Barnett, Mor­gan Parshall, Cheyenne Gray, and Brynnan Poppa; Tenor Saxophones – Anna Klute and Bryli Staten; Baritone Saxophones – Alex Somerville and Mercedes Parshall; Trum­pets – Madison Ohrt, Corben Bothwell, and Devin Guajardo; French Horn – Ella Rolf; Trombone – Jordyn Hogue; and Percussion – Colin Joesting and Jimi Elder.
Due to the concert being rescheduled and time constraints to get it performed before the students had to go home for the day, the music awards were not handed out. They will be presented at the high school awards ceremony to be held Thursday, May 10, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. in the Tarkio High School Gym. Family members are invited to attend.

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