The Marshalltown High School music department participated in the Iowa High School Music Association State Large Group Contest along with other Class 4A and 2A schools on May 7 at Ankeny Centennial High School.
The MHS orchestra, concert choir, treble choir, symphonic band and wind ensemble performed literature for three judges to earn a rating. Both the treble choir and concert choir, under the direction of Amy Ose, earned strong Division II ratings.
The orchestra, under the direction of Maggie Williams, and symphonic band, under the direction of Brett Umthun, earned Division I ratings from all three judges. The wind ensemble, under the direction of Bret Lee, earned a Division I rating with near perfect scores from all three judges.