Valley Jazz Choirs Place at Best of Iowa Championships

Two Valley High School jazz choirs competed at the Best of Iowa Vocal Jazz Championships on April 7, in Sioux City. Vocalese earned first place for the third year in a row, and Vocal Point won third place.  Seven Valley students were also named to the twenty-member Iowa All-State Jazz Choir after two rounds of auditions. Those students are Keaton Denker, Jared Freiburg, Andy Han, Matthew Hrdlicka, Jessica Martens, Lauren Pfeil, and Caroline Stump, with Nicole Miller being named a first alternate member. Freiburg was also named Outstanding Male Soloist.