NHS Junior Takes 1st Place at Young Artist Competition
Griffith, a junior at Sheboygan North High School, won first place in
the high school division of the 21st annual Lakeshore Wind Ensemble
Association's Young Artist Competition Nov. 8 at the University of
Griffith performed "Solo de Concours" by Messager on clarinet.
competition was open to all brass and woodwind wind ensemble
instruments, as well as piano and mallet percussion. Competition
included two divisions, one for high school students and one for
college undergraduates. Contestants were required to perform a movement
from a concerto or solo work.
As a first place
winner, Griffith will be a featured soloist with the UW-Manitowoc
Lakeshore Wind Ensemble on March 7 at the "Winds of March" concert at
the Capitol Civic Centre. For concert ticket information, call the
Civic Centre box office at (920) 683-2184.
Sheboygan Area School District Press Release
December 16, 2008