Valley Students Selected for Iowa All-State Music Festival

The Valley High School fine arts department will have 45 students participate in the Iowa All-State Music Festival Nov. 23 at 7 p.m. at Hilton Coliseum in Ames.

All-state band members are Bryce Sederberg, Taylor Altemeier and Stephanie Hansen on clarinet; Brooke Beatty on bass clarinet; Susannah Crichton and Julia Anderson on flute; Sam Anderson on cornet, Saketh Undurty on trumpet; Sean Graves on tuba; Matt Johnson and Jacob Bedia on trombone; Todd Johnson on baritone sax; and Matt Nicholson on alto sax. Alternates: Natalie Bantz on flute, Julian Castillo on oboe and Madison Heilskov on tenor sax.

All-state choir members are Emma Stier, Abby Hudson, Chloe Goodman, Leah Stroh, Claire Maly, Sammie Binns, Kyra Cooper, Kara Masteller, Annie Howard, Dani Lipman, Keaton Denker, Matthew Hrdlicka, Colin Lane, Asynn Soukrasmy, Will Ward, Sam Cacciatore, Andy Han, Ben Klooster, Justin Umthun and Michael Keay. Alternates: Jessica Martens and Maria Lind.

All-state orchestra members are Elsa Klein on harp; Hannah Willard, Laura Carther and Phuong Tran on violin 1; Victoria Cassady, Guowei Qi and Andrew Yi on violin 2; Alex Carther, Lexi Brennan and Daniel Miller on viola; Michael Stevens on cello; and Lauren Johnson on bass.

Tickets are $18 and can be purchased at the Iowa State athletic ticket office or online at Ticketmaster. For more information on the Iowa All-State Music Festival, visit